| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Just hours before the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan plan to reopen the government last week, Republicans emerged from a final meeting on the matter with grim faces and tight lips.
Except for Rep. Andy Harris.
While many of his...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:06 AM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners will host a forum on the Common Core State Standards Nov. 4 despite concerns from some board members and parents that the event is more of a political rally.
Commissioner Richard Rothschild, who has been...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:37 AM
In dismissing an Aberdeen Ethics Commission ruling against Mayor Mike Bennett, Harford County Circuit Court Judge Stephen M. Waldron called the ruling that the mayor had acted improperly when he visited Augusta, Ga., in 2011 to promote the IronBirds minor...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Three years after touting his medical background as he campaigned for Congress, Rep. Andy Harris is emerging as a top spokesman in opposition to Obamacare — and taking on other health policy issues as well.
For Harris, a Baltimore County...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Animal advocacy group PETA called Tuesday on the National Institutes of Health to stop animal experiments related to sexual health, including Johns Hopkins studies of erectile dysfunction using rodents.
In a letter to the NIH director, People for the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:30 AM
I am growing increasingly frustrated by not just Republican intransigence on funding the government (as required by the Constitution) but by the ridiculous coverage given to the issue by the media.
No, this is not a budget debate. The Affordable Care...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:29 PM
There were no surprises Monday, Oct. 7, when the Laurel Board of Election Supervisors finalized the ballot for the November City Council race.
Although there was some controversy last month surrounding the submission of campaign reports by three...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:58 AM
It was a hot day in Reyhanli, a small town on the Turkish-Syrian border. "Tell Obama we don't want him to intervene," a Syrian woman yelled to me in Arabic. "We do not want to be another Iraq!" She was half joking, but her 19-year old daughter added on...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I just got finished hearing President Barack Obama do his quick step dance around the reporters' questions at his so-called news conference in Russia ("Obama feels a chill in Russia," Sept. 6). What an immoral person he is. He has the gall to stand...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
This Obamacare is just a battle in a cultural war being waged in America. It's the war between the American value system and leftism. Lovers of America as an abstraction may be found on both sides, but it truly is a war for the real soul of our country....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The recent assault on a Towson University student by three men hit me especially hard ("Towson University student stabbed near campus Sunday night," Nov. 4).
As a native of Baltimore, I become very upset every time there is a murder or attempted...