| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Arnold resident Nancy Weber hasn't decided whom she'll vote for in the Anne Arundel County executive race, but she knows one thing: "I'd like to see more Republicans in office."
Weber recently met Republican candidate Steve Schuh, a state delegate,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....
| May 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The Sun's recent editorial about the tea party's fortunes helps everyone understand why dinosaur media outlets are circling the drain toward oblivion ("Weakened tea," May 21).
In the view of some, every political issue fits into file folders — Fox...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Free trade has been instrumental in building the most powerful economy on earth. In fact, 38 million U.S. jobs are a direct result of U.S. trade with the world.
Yet, it's not so easy to be a "free trader" in today's politics. Some view trade with less...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and Del. Steve Schuh will meet in their first debate in the county executive's race on Monday night.
The Republicans will face off at 8 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis....
| May 10, 2014
| 9:11 AM
With one debate down and six weeks to go until Maryland's primary election, the political narrative in the governor's race sounds something like this: Neither Attorney General Doug Gansler nor Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is dazzling Democratic voters;...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:15 AM
I always have to laugh when I read Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column in your paper. He's always pitching his fantasy of the Republican party as the champion of "small business," when in fact we all know the Republican party is the champion of big,...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:47 AM
As an auditor, Jody Venkatesan says he would love to take a look at Maryland's healthcare website, which made headlines last fall after being plagued by technical problems from the moment it launched.
But while Maryland Republicans have seized on the...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The chairman of the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee on Wednesday called for the immediate resignation of J. Ronald DeJuliis, the state's commissioner of labor and industry, over charges he stole campaign signs from his wife's primary...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Baltimore County Democrat Jim Brochin calls himself the most independent member of the Maryland Senate. That kind of talk hasn't won him too many friends among party leaders.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has endorsed his opponent. So has Baltimore County...