| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:26 AM
John Gage, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, has announced he will retire in August after leading the politically powerful union for the past nine years. The Baltimore resident, who is 66, has battled with Congress and...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Virginia Gov.Bob McDonnell launched a missile over the Potomac yesterday, displaying a video on his Republican Governors Association website attacking MD Gov. Martin O'Malley's record of raising taxes.
The two neighboring governors lead their...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:44 AM
"In my first term, we passed health care reform," President Barack Obama joked this spring. "In my second term, I guess I'll pass it again."
Thanks to the Supreme Court, President Obama can take that item off his agenda. But Chief JusticeJohn G....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malleyis going to Wisconsin to assist in the efforts to recall Gov. Scott Walker, but as usual The Sun failed to report his trip on Friday ("O'Malley to stump in Wisconsin for Walker foe," May 30). I guess "Light for All" simply applies to...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Amid the wreckage of the Mitt Romney presidential debacle and the Republican scramble to find a new savior, now comes ... yet another Bush!
The ruminations of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, son of one former president and younger brother of another, on...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Republicans are doomed. Conservatism is over. President Obama is conducting a mop-up operation at this point.
That's the basic consensus in places like New York City, Washington, D.C., and other citadels of blue America.
And let's be fair,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Expanding the opportunity for qualified residents to vote in an election is seldom, if ever, a bad thing, so Gov. Martin O'Malley's decision to expand early voting and seek same-day registration in Maryland is a welcome development. Too bad that...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:13 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority recently announced its intention to increase automobile tolls throughout Maryland, including a per car increase in the Chesapeake Bay Bridge toll from $2.50 to $8 by 2013. According to the MdTA, the justification...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:40 AM
I disagree with the one-sided approach Ed Schultz and MSNBC have taken in covering today's recall vote of state legislators in Wisconsin, but I praise the cable channel and its host for going out to the Midwest and covering this bellwether political and...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:41 AM
If you weren't watching MSNBC Tuesday night, you missed not only a great night of American politics, but also a glimpse of some of the forces that will shape the big war of 2012 that's heating up.
First of all, thanks and much praise to MSNBC for putting...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Black Friday may be known for making the biggest holiday retail splash, but Small Business Saturday also got rave reviews from Bel Air's local business community this year.
The shopping promotion, a nationwide initiative that is designed to piggyback...