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  • 20 reasons Bob Ehrlich is wrong

    Former Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. presents a 20-point platform for Republicans to "be proud of" ("A platform for the next Republican nominee," Nov. 18). Let's examine each of these points in detail, and the reader can decide if any of them are...
  • Citizenship ceremony kicks off immigration conference

    Citizenship ceremony kicks off immigration conference
    At a ceremony in the shadow of Camden Yards, 48 new Americans made it their first act as citizens to pledge allegiance to a flag flapping in a stiff afternoon breeze. The recently minted citizens, who just moments before had renounced and abjured all...
  • Marylanders show support for same-sex marriage, Dream Act, Gonzales poll shows

    Same-sex marriage and the Dream Act are supported by a majority of Marylanders, but voters are just about evenly split on gambling expansion, according to a new independent poll released Wednesday. Supporters of the Dream Act are furthest ahead, with...
  • More voted than ever before in Harford Tuesday, but percentage lags behind '08

    More voted than ever before in Harford Tuesday, but percentage lags behind '08
    With more than 16,500 early voters and the highest number of registered voters in Harford County's history, polling locations had large turnouts Tuesday for the 2012 presidential election and tradition held with the county going for the Republican, Mitt...
  • With Dream Act approved, students look to the future

    With Dream Act approved, students look to the future
    Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6. Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
  • A referendum on referendums?

    A referendum on referendums?
    Last week was a very good one for Maryland's governor. He helped President Barack Obama win another term, increased the number of Democrats representing his state in Congress while also getting all his party's incumbents re-elected and went 7-for-7 on...
  • Democrats, GOP still divided on illegal immigration

    Democrats, GOP still divided on illegal immigration
    The way Francisco Dominguez sees it, a law that would allow him to become a U.S. citizen would benefit everyone. "It would let more people work, which would generate more opportunity," Dominguez, 45, said in Mexican-accented Spanish as he waited on...
  • Maryland referendums: Parsing the polls

    Maryland referendums: Parsing the polls
    The Sun's newest poll shows Maryland voters strongly in favor of allowing same-sex marriage, strongly opposed to an expansion of gambling and split almost evenly on the Dream Act, which would grant illegal immigrants in-state tuition at colleges and...
  • Opposition to Dream Act overshadowed

    Opposition to Dream Act overshadowed
    Despite an aggressive petition drive to force a referendum on the state's Dream Act — which allows in-state tuition rates for the children of illegal immigrants — the campaign to defeat the measure in November remains a low-budget, grass-roots...
  • Harford executive defends incentives for businesses at Jarrettsville community meeting

    As part of a series of visits to Harford's community councils, County Executive David Craig answered questions Wednesday night from Jarrettsville and Norrisville residents about business tax breaks and incentives, November ballot questions and state...
  • Why voters should support the Md. Dream Act in November

    Brad Botwin's recent letter to the editor urges voters to overturn the Maryland Dream Act in November, but he misinforms your readers to make his case ("Dream Act a poor investment for Md.," July 31). A diverse coalition of leaders and organizations are...
  • Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday

    Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday
    When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here. This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...