| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Baltimore County State Del. Jon S. Cardin, who lost the primary campaign for attorney general, says he was the victim of the "most negative smear campaign in a Democratic Party primary in Maryland's modern history."
In a Facebook post this week,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:40 AM
In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:48 AM
If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters.
No, it’s not a leftover...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Your post election analysis of the June 24th elections falls a little short on the mark ("On to November," Jun. 25). The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor who will be competing in the upcoming general election present the voters with a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:57 PM
A former Anne Arundel County school board member says he'll resign from a school system ethics panel after being censured by the board for comments he made last month, including a reference to then-interim superintendent Mamie Perkins as "Aunt Jemima."...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Former Anne Arundel County school board member Eugene Peterson formally resigned Tuesday from the school system's ethics panel, less than a week after the board requested he step down for comments made at June meeting where he referred to interim...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The Baltimore County school board ethics panel has ruled that Superintendent Dallas Dance violated rules when he took a consulting job with a professional development company that does business with the school system.
School board President Lawrence...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Herein are my thoughts on the forthcoming Bill 14-18 [regarding empowering the county executive to appoint deputy directors of departments]
The bill reads, in part: "The County Executive shall appoint a single officer to head each agency of...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Reg Avery will be allowed to serve on the Columbia Association’s Board of Directors at least until November, CA board members decided Thursday night.
In its first meeting after the village elections were held on April 26, CA’s new board also...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Ammon Shea performed a feat of nerdish athleticism, reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary, and then wrote a charming book about the experience.
He has written other books on language as well. It's a dangerous thing to publish a book,...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Jeff Cherry wants to transform the way that capitalism is practiced in Maryland.
“The world would be a much better place, much more joyous and humane, if businesspeople, and entrepreneurs, and investors, cared as much about people as they do about...