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  • Three unopposed in Harford 2014 election

    Three unopposed in Harford 2014 election
    Three Harford County officials don't have opponents in the 2014 election, and each one has expressed his or her gratitude for the "vote of confidence" from the community. Circuit Court Judge Yolanda Curtin, Register of Wills Derek Hopkins and County...
  • Vice chair of Oakland Mills Village Board to run in District 2

    Vice chair of Oakland Mills Village Board to run in District 2
    Reg Avery almost decided not to run for the Howard County Council this election cycle. "My intent was not to run," he said last week. "It's a hassle, a lot of time and a lot of effort." But after some more thought, Avery decided it was worth the...
  • Senate OKs budget after making trims

    Senate OKs budget after making trims
    The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.9 billion state budget that includes no new taxes while giving state workers a 2 percent cost-of-living raise. It is slightly leaner than the governor proposed. The spending plan, due for a...
  • Ruppersberger calls for an end to NSA's phone data collection

    Ruppersberger calls for an end to NSA's phone data collection
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is proposing to end the bulk collection of telephone data by the National Security Agency — the program at the center of the controversy over the reach of...
  • Another blow coming to campaign finance reform

    Another blow coming to campaign finance reform
    Campaign finance limits are back before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, and that's probably bad news for those who like good government. Think what this country needs is to give more political clout to the wealthy and those who seek special favors...
  • Brown leads Democrats in governor's race, but many undecided

    Brown leads Democrats in governor's race, but many undecided
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has staked out a sizable lead in the Democratic contest for governor, but the primary race is far from decided as many voters have yet to pick a candidate, according to a new opinion poll for The Baltimore Sun. Bolstered by...
  • Maryland Democrats don't pick O'Malley for White House

    Maryland Democrats don't pick O'Malley for White House
    Gov. Martin O'Malley may have his eye on running for the White House, but a new Baltimore Sun poll suggests he could have a tough time winning the Democratic primary election in his own state. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outpolled O'Malley...
  • We have a deal, but the damage is already done

    We have a deal, but the damage is already done
    I've spent the last two weeks in Latin America — where they know something about defaulting on public debts. As part of a bipartisan group of former U.S. ambassadors, I met with business leaders, central bankers, government officials and ordinary...
  • Pantelides gets feet wet with first Annapolis council meeting

    Pantelides gets feet wet with first Annapolis council meeting
    New Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides got his first taste of controversy as he presided over his first city council meeting on Monday. Three of the eight aldermen opposed the committee assignments proposed by Pantelides, a Republican who won a 59-vote...
  • Pantelides wins Annapolis mayoral race

    Pantelides wins Annapolis mayoral race
    After elections officials spent more than 24 hours reviewing and counting absentee and provisional ballots, Republican newcomer Mike Pantelides was named winner of the Annapolis mayoral election Friday night. Going into the count of provisional...
  • Annapolis mayoral election too close to call

    Annapolis mayoral election too close to call
    The Annapolis mayoral election was too close to call Tuesday night, with neither candidate declaring victory or conceding defeat. With 15 of 16 precincts unofficially reporting at 9:45 p.m., incumbent Democratic Mayor Josh Cohen had 3,468 votes to 3,518...
  • Bridge scandal a lesson in unchecked power [Letter]

    Bridge scandal a lesson in unchecked power [Letter]
    While mainstream Republicans and even some Democrats may accept Chris Christie's apology, our tea party group and others we have contacted do not ("'Stunned' Christie fires top adviser," Jan. 10). His claims that he didn't know about the politically...