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  • Who should be the next Federal Reserve chair?

    Who should be the next Federal Reserve chair?
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke plans to step down when his term expires at the end of January — if not sooner — and President Barack Obama is expected to nominate a successor this fall. Right now, the front-runners appear to be former...
  • GOP struggles to overcome adversity

    GOP struggles to overcome adversity
    The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
  • Frederick's Blaine Young won't seek GOP nod for governor

    Frederick's Blaine Young won't seek GOP nod for governor
    Blaine Young, the combative Frederick County commission president who took an early lead in fund-raising among Republican candidates for governor, said Saturday that he will not attempt to succeed Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley in next year's election....
  • A Republican 'civil war'?

    Once again, I am shocked by the blatantly biased treatment many media outlets continue to heap on the Republican Party ("GOP struggles to overcome adversity," Aug. 23). The coverage of the appointment of two new state senators, one from Democratic...
  • Obamacare defunded or delayed

    Obamacare defunded or delayed
    U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, told a reporter last month that threatening to shut down the federal government unless Congress agrees to defund Obamacare was "the dumbest idea I've ever heard." He was absolutely right. It wasn't...
  • Obama touts progress, 'unfinished business' on race

    Obama touts progress, 'unfinished business' on race
    The nation has made progress toward the dream of racial equality envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Barack Obama told tens of thousands on the National Mall on Wednesday, but creating economic opportunity for millions of Americans remains...
  • Maryland lawmakers embrace chance to debate Syria

    Maryland lawmakers embrace chance to debate Syria
    Members of Maryland's congressional delegation welcomed a debate on whether the U.S. should launch a military strike against Syria but said Saturday they want to review classified intelligence reports — and hear about the scope of President Barack...
  • Syria: Where is the outrage?

    Syria: Where is the outrage?
    More than 1,400 people dead, 400 of them children, from rocket attacks spreading a chemical agent, most likely sarin, on civilians living outside Damascus. Those gruesome deaths ought to be the focus of U.S. and world attention — people suffering,...
  • Lollar launches campaign for governor

    Lollar launches campaign for governor
    Republican businessman Charles Lollar kicked off his campaign for governor Tuesday with a four-day, 17-stop bus tour of Maryland. The Charles County businessman, Marine major and Republican activist was the subject a "Draft Lollar" campaign to...
  • Norman, Reilly announce candidacy for Senate, House in District 35

    Del. Wayne Norman and Teresa Reilly, vice chair of the Harford County Republican Central Committee, have jointly announced their campaign for the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates, respectively. Norman and Reilly said they will run together in...
  • Delaney stumps for fellow Dem in Iowa

    Delaney stumps for fellow Dem in Iowa
    It turns out Gov. Martin O'Malley isn't the only Maryland politician occasionally stepping into Iowa. Rep. John Delaney, the first-term congressman from Potomac, visited the early presidential primary state Thursday on behalf of Jim Mowrer, a Democrat...
  • Ex-transportation secretary files for Howard's District 9B delegate seat

    Ex-transportation secretary files for Howard's District 9B delegate seat
    Former state Transportation Secretary and Republican state Delegate Bob Flanagan announced Wednesday his candidacy to represent District 9B in the House of Delegates. Flanagan shared the news at an evening event at the Shanty Grille in Ellicott City....