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  • The virtues of a president with humble origins

    The virtues of a president with humble origins
    Since World War II, Americans have tended to elect middle class presidents. With the exception of the two Bushes — the first of whom lost his second election, the second of whom "lost" his first — both parties succeeded by nominating...
  • Rape and the mind of God

    Rape and the mind of God
    Indiana's Richard Mourdock, Illinois' Joe Walsh and Missouri's Todd Akin aren't doctors. They are Republicans running for the U.S. Senate or the House of Representatives. But they appear to have special knowledge of how a woman's body works, not to...
  • A glimmer of hope on the deficit

    If the Bowles-Simpson commission deficit reduction plan is dead, somebody evidently forgot to tell Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson. Their proposal to reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade fell one vote short of the majority needed to...
  • College students react to first presidential debate

    College students react to first presidential debate
    Like most students gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday to share tacos and watch the first presidential debate of the general election, senior Nicholas DePaul walked into the room as a supporter of President Barack Obama. But 30...
  • October surprise: Learning what Republicans really think about rape

    October surprise: Learning what Republicans really think about rape
    Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, the Tea Party usurper who took down Sen. Richard Lugar in the Republican primary, created the biggest political buzz last week by uttering the following sentence in a televised debate: "I think even when life...
  • The GOP's spendthrift ways

    There's a tendency among some to shorthand the ongoing federal budget debate as between Republicans who want to reduce government spending and Democrats who don't. This isn't really the case, as recent actions in the House have demonstrated. On...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Obama for president

    Obama for president
    Barack Obama has not been a perfect president. Millions are still suffering from a weak economy, vitally important issues like climate change and immigration remain all but unaddressed, and most disappointingly, the promise of a new politics to move us...
  • Campaign's over, time to vote

    Campaign's over, time to vote
    Having just observed dozens of my fellow citizens standing in line for more than an hour to vote, I started to feel good about the country again. Some 430,000 Marylanders took advantage of five days of early voting this year, so many that Sandy Rosenberg,...
  • Election results test

    Election results test
    UPDATED 2:18 p.m. [ President and Vice President of the United States (Maryland) ] 0 of 1846 precincts reporting All Write Ins 0% 0 Barack Obama And Joe Biden 0% 0 Jill Stein And Cheri Honkayla 0% 0 Gary Johnson And James P. Gray 0% 0 Mitt...
  • RESULTS: Md. votes for gay marriage, gambling and Dream Act

    RESULTS: Md. votes for gay marriage, gambling and Dream Act
    [ President and Vice President of the United States (Maryland) ] 1842 of 1846 precincts reporting Barack Obama And Joe Biden (i) 61.4% 1,523,788 Mitt Romney And Paul Ryan 36.5% 904,488 Gary Johnson And James P. Gray 1.1% 27,714 Jill Stein And Cheri...
  • Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war

    Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war
    The vitriol is worse than I ever recall. Worse than the Palin-induced smarm of 2008. Worse than the Swift-boat lies of 2004. Worse, even, than the anything-goes craziness of 2000 and its ensuing bitterness. It's almost a civil war. I know families in...