| Nov 6, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Democrat
Alfred V. Griffin III, Republican
Catalina Byrd, Unaffiliated
Charlene Tamara Gaskins, Unaffiliated
Craig Williams, Unaffiliated
Steven H Smith, Republican
City Council President
Bernard C. "Jack" Young,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 8:24 AM
The votes are in, and the results are clear: Baltimore's general election was a nearly complete waste of time, money and effort. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake got about 84 percent of the measly 45,000 votes that were cast. Among the City Council races,...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:23 AM
With a caucus vote so close that the cable channels had to wait until all the votes were finally tallied at 2:34 a.m. Wednesday to declare a winner, Iowa was no place to be Tuesday night for media amateurs and ideologues.
Which is to say there was only...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:04 PM
With the filing deadline passed, it's fair to say that Howard County's incumbent U.S. Reps. Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes have a pretty easy path to re-election.
Neither Cummings, a Baltimore Democrat who has represented District 7 for 15 years, or...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:09 AM
These groups meet regularly.
Afternoon Tea at Historic Oakland — One Thursday a month, 4:30-6 p.m. Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia. Tea, sandwiches, desserts and more will be served. 410-730-4744, 800-730-4802 or http://www....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:43 AM
As Maryland's General Assembly considers proposals for new congressional districts this week, plenty of people are upset about how the new lines might affect election outcomes. Few, it seems, have noticed that by gerrymandering voting districts,...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 7:42 AM
Yes, you read it right. No, it's not April Fool's. But it is a new day for The Sun and the Ehrlichs.
As one might surmise, the immediate reaction among my close friends, associates and former staffers ranged from shock, to horror, to suspicion, to more...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Jake Del Priore didn't have to look far for a role-model or an example to follow.
He had two of them in his own family, older brother Rocco and big sister Lia.
Rocco was a stellar athlete at Southern Lehigh who went on to play football at Moravian...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:38 PM
If Seminole voters went to the polls today, they likely would approve raising their county's sales tax by one penny to 7 cents to pay for new roads and school improvements, according to a telephone survey conducted by a firm hired by the county.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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Pity the poor Congressional Budget Office, which is routinely identified as a nonpartisan source of information about the federal government's budget and maybe the statistical mysteries of economics in...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s sudden rush to legalize marijuana for the sick or dying is heading toward a potentially important speed bump: Gov. Rick Scott.
While Republican and Democratic lawmakers are rushing to advance bills legalizing some...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:17 AM
SACRAMENTO — The field is set for a special election to fill a vacancy in the 23rd Senate District seat, with two Republicans, two Democrats and a Libertarian looking to replace Bill Emmerson, who resigned last year.
Assemblyman Mike Morrell (R-...