| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:04 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 12:48 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:59 AM
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...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
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...