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  • The GOP crack-up

    The GOP crack-up
    Soon after President Barack Obama's second inaugural address, Speaker of the House John Boehner said the White House would try "to annihilate the Republican Party" and "shove us into the dustbin of history." Actually, the GOP is doing a pretty good...
  • O'Malley to give State of State today

    O'Malley to give State of State today
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to highlight how Maryland better weathered the recession by making "better choices" as he delivers his seventh State of the State address to the General Assembly on Wednesday. The speech's theme, which exalts Maryland...
  • Mikulski seeks executive order on pay equality

    Mikulski seeks executive order on pay equality
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski is calling on the Obama administration to prohibit federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss salaries -- a new twist on a key provision of the pay equality legislation the Maryland Democrat...
  • Arundel Republicans jockeying for county executive job

    Arundel Republicans jockeying for county executive job
    With John R. Leopold suspended from office due to Tuesday's criminal convictions, some Anne Arundel County Republicans are jockeying to be the next county executive. "My name is going in," said John Grasso, who represents the Glen Burnie area on the...
  • It's the 'Obama sequester'

    It's the 'Obama sequester'
    I guess many of The Sun's readers are of the "low information" type who are not exposed to counter-points that would rebut the mantra of the left ("The GOP sequester," Feb. 22). Let me explain. Never in the history of this great nation have we gone four...
  • Why annihilate the GOP?

    Why annihilate the GOP?
    Still reeling from the Republican defeat in the 2012 presidential election, House Speaker John Boehner warned in a Ripon Society speech the other day that the re-elected Obama administration is now out to kill off their party. The embattled speaker...
  • Leopold to be sentenced in March

    Leopold to be sentenced in March
    A judge has set a March date for the sentencing of Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold, as more Republicans said they were considering applying for his job. Del. Steve Schuh added his name Thursday to the list of candidates looking to...
  • Obama visits with U.S. Senate Democrats in Annapolis

    Obama visits with U.S. Senate Democrats in Annapolis
    President Barack Obama slipped into Annapolis Wednesday for a private meeting with U.S. Senate Democrats focused on the nation’s latest fiscal crisis — a visit that temporarily closed roads and a handful of businesses a mile from the...
  • Let's see a full accounting of Sandy relief 'pork'

    Regarding the recently approved emergency aid to Northeast states affected by superstorm Sandy ("$50.5 billion Sandy relief bill passes in U.S. Senate," Jan. 29), now is the time for a competent journalist to provide transparency to this bill especially...
  • Jerry Brown, a survivor at the top of his game

    Jerry Brown, a survivor at the top of his game
    It's said in politics that timing is everything, that success depends on picking the right time to make one's move. When Barack Obama decided in early 2007 to launch a presidential bid as a freshman U.S. senator at age 45, the naysayers wondered why he...
  • Obama to visit Annapolis next week

    Obama to visit Annapolis next week
    President Barack Obama will arrive in Annapolis on Wednesday to speak to U.S. Senate Democrats who plan to gather at the Westin hotel next week, the White House said Friday. The address will not be open to the public or to reporters. Democratic...
  • U.S. Senate Democrats to meet in Annapolis

    U.S. Senate Democrats will hold their annual retreat beginning Tuesday in Annapolis, giving lawmakers a chance to strategize about gun control, immigration and the latest fiscal crisis. The meeting, which will end with a closed-door address Wednesday by...