| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:58 PM
Carroll County voters turned out in strong numbers for the Nov. 6 general election, with more than 75 percent of eligible voters casting ballots either on election day or in early voting sessions last week.
With 36 of 39 precincts reporting as of 10:45...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, locked out of pursuing a higher leadership role in this Congress, formally requested another term as the top-ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee in a letter to his colleagues Tuesday.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Your recent editorial ("Obama's mandate," Nov. 7) where you recommend that President Barack Obama "needs to act immediately to persuade Congress to extend the deadline for sequestration another six months" is almost laughable if it wasn't so sad. Lest...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Your editorial on Vice President Joseph Biden's debate performance against Rep. Paul Ryan seems to have somehow ignored several factual errors by the incumbent ("Biden connects," Oct. 13).
For starters, Mr. Biden claimed "we weren't told they wanted more...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The conservative and liberal talking heads all say their candidate won the vice presidential debate last week. What I find particularly troubling is the lack of journalistic objectivity from The Sun in regard to what Vice President Joe Biden said, which...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Your editorial writers must have seen a different vice presidential debate than I did between Rep. Paul Ryan and an aging Joe Biden ("Biden connects," Oct. 14). I had assumed that Mr. Biden, because of his advanced age, would have been courteous and a...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:51 PM
In case anyone has missed the dueling budget proposals out this week from Rep. Paul Ryan on the Republican side and Sen. Patty Murray for the Democrats, don't fret. You could easily have slept through the last four months and missed nothing. They are...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:52 AM
On Monday night, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the O'Malley administration's proposal to make it easier to cast a ballot in Maryland despite lingering criticism from some in the GOP that somehow early voting and same-day voter registration will...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will speak at a prominent conservative political rally next month, alongside the likes of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, the American Conservative Union said...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ever since Mitt Romney lost the presidential election, there's been a lot of talk about how the Republican Party needs to "rebrand" itself.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants, among other things, for the GOP to stop being "the stupid party." Rep. Paul...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The road to meaningful U.S. immigration reform will no doubt prove rocky and difficult, but at least Washington has taken its first big step on the most critical part of the route — down the so-called "path to citizenship" that now has bipartisan...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:19 AM
As the second Obama term gets underway, much is being said and written about the president finally emerging as a tougher, stronger Democrat in the liberal mold of past party greats. His second inaugural address pressed Republicans in Congress to accept...