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  • A false self-reliance

    A false self-reliance
    Republicans have long presented themselves as the authentic champions of individualism and the American Dream. That posture is essential to Paul Ryan's appeal among conservatives. He's Mr. Self-Reliance, eager to wean the masses from the big government...
  • Presidential election or abortion referendum?

    Presidential election or abortion referendum?
    The platforms that the two political parties publish every four years are a lot like the warranties that come with washers or refrigerators: Nobody ever reads them, but if you do, you find that nothing in them actually applies. This year, though, the...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER:  Cloudy early in the day, then mostly sunny with a high near 71. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 48. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning’s issues. TOP NEWS No charges against city officer...
  • Ignore distractions, focus on deficit

    With Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri refusing to leave the race for the U.S. Senate seat, the distractions are guaranteed to keep coming ("Akin fights on, says he's 'standing on principle,'" Aug. 23). Despite his apologies and retraction, and despite...
  • Ryan budget plan would effectively end Medicare

    Paul Ryan on the Republican ticket with Mitt Romney gives us a clear picture of where our country is headed if this team gets elected. The power of the wealthy will expand at the expense of the middle class and the poor. Medicare is just one example....
  • Akin's idiocy is infectious

    Akin's idiocy is infectious
      Todd Akin's idiocy appears to be infectious. The evil genius of the Missouri congressman's comments is that they lend themselves to such broad interpretations -- and misinterpretations. By now his remarks are familiar, but just in case ... Mr....
  • Nervous Obama takes refuge in his base

    Nervous Obama takes refuge in his base
    One of the first rules of politics is to re-energize the base when in trouble. Rarely have we observed such adherence to the rule as in the case of President Barack Obama. Economic growth is anemic. The high expectations (and optimistic predictions) that...
  • Maryland GOP delegation unified behind Romney

    Maryland GOP delegation unified behind Romney
    Maryland Republicans converge on Tampa this week to cast their ballots for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and get energized for the November election against President Barack Obama. "There's just a huge enthusiasm for the Romney-Ryan team, and we'...
  • Neither party is defined by its lunatic fringe

    Your recent editorial attempted to link Rep. Todd Akin's stupid and hopefully career-ending comments about rape with the GOP's overall philosophy on women's rights, even though the entire GOP leadership, including Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, have...
  • The Goldwater legacy

    As the 2012 Republican National Convention gathers in Tampa, I find my thoughts going back nearly half a century, to San Francisco in 1964. It was the first political convention I covered as a reporter, and it was the one at which Sen. Barry Goldwater...
  • Who is Mitt Romney?

    Who is Mitt Romney?
    Reality isn't supposed to intrude on a major political party's national convention, so after weathering the bluster of a Missouri Senate candidate last week, Republicans are understandably frustrated by the presence of yet another storm, this one the...
  • Convention focus shifts to Ryan, budget

    Convention focus shifts to Ryan, budget
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Departing from an economic message that has dominated the Republican National Convention, Maryland Rep. Andy Harris used an address to state party leaders here today to focus instead on how to deal with federal budget deficits and...