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  • Candidates: Make a commitment to the women of Maryland [Commentary]

    Candidates: Make a commitment to the women of Maryland [Commentary]
    We at Network 2000 are giving careful consideration to which candidate for governor is willing to make a sincere and honest commitment to the women of the state of Maryland. Recognizing that the next administration will have the opportunity and responsibility of appointing approximately 1,000 of Maryland's citizens to positions of authority, Network 2000 feels it is important for women in Maryland to have an equal opportunity and role as appointees. We, as an organization, raised our voice to challenge each of the candidates for governor to commit to having 50 percent of their gubernatorial appointments to commissions, committees, task forces, advisory boards and intrastate agencies be women.
  • The Holder legacy [Editorial]

    The Holder legacy  [Editorial]
    Of all the offices in the federal government, the job of attorney general may be one of the toughest as well the most thankless. Eric H. Holder, who announced last week that he is stepping down as the nation's top law enforcement official six years...

    Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality

    Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality
    Baltimore lawmakers and community activists called Sunday for more reforms and federal oversight of the city's Police Department after learning about broken bones and battered faces from an investigation into allegations of police brutality in recent...

    Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court

    Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting on Monday for the first time since June, and could make a decision to hear a new same-sex marriage case. On the justices' agenda for the closed-door conference are appeals to cases in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia...

    Emma Watson looking for a few good men [Commentary]

    Emma Watson looking for a few good men [Commentary]
    With apologies to the United States Marines, Emma Watson is looking for a few good men. That was the upshot of a speech Ms. Watson, the Harry Potter actress (and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador) gave at the U.N. on Saturday. In her widely and...