| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Even as he campaigns for re-election to Congress, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been tapped by the Obama campaign to help lead the Democratic rebuttal to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan — a role that is taking him to battleground states...
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2012
We're closing in on Election Day, but the questions about what Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would do if elected are only growing larger. Rarely before in American history has a presidential ticket campaigned on such a blank slate.
Yet, paradoxically, not...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:49 AM
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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Oct 14, 2012
Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms.
The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:28 AM
We love presidential debates: the theatrics, the clearly rehearsed talking points, moderator Jim Lehrer! But we also love the chance it provides to drink (we’re talking about watching politicians talk for 90 minutes, here).
So here’s b’...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:19 PM
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.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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 ...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:07 PM
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'...