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  • Letter: DREAM Act good for children, good for economy

    The Maryland DREAM Act is about treating all our children, and all Maryland taxpayers, fairly. Amy Chai (letter, Oct. 18) says that citizens from other states will be denied the "break" DREAM students get. The Maryland DREAM Act isn't a break bur rather...
  • Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage

    Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage
    As the Nov. 6 election nears, likely Maryland voters are evenly divided on whether to make same-sex marriage legal in the state after opposition has grown in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun. Meanwhile, most...
  • Both sides of marriage camp spending rapidly

    The campaigns to support and oppose same-sex marriage in Maryland have this in common: Both have nearly emptied their coffers. The Maryland Marriage Alliance, which opposes same-sex marriage, had $95,000 left in its bank account for the final stretch...
  • Marylanders get a taste of veto democracy

    Marylanders get a taste of veto democracy
    Marylanders will soon have an opportunity common in a country other than their own: the right to veto a legislature's product. This tool, the voter referendum, is an important right, since two cure-alls of the 1970s, campaign finance "reform" and strict...
  • Early voting resumes at record pace

    Early voting resumes at record pace
    The opportunity to vote in a highly charged presidential election and on several closely contested ballot questions drew Marylanders back to the polls Wednesday, keeping the state's early voting turnout on a record pace. After a two-day break for...
  • Political Notebook: Referendum questions expected to increase turnout in November

    Anticipated statewide referendums on the legalization of same-sex marriage, in-state tuition for illegal immigrants and the latest Congressional redistricting plan are expected to draw a lot of voters to the polls this November. "We expect probably an 85...
  • Several Harford churches active in petition drive to overturn same-sex marriage law

    Several Harford churches active in petition drive to overturn same-sex marriage law
    A number of Harford County churches and religious leaders are leading the local fight to revoke Maryland's new same-sex marriage law before it can go into effect. Several Harford churches are supporting the Maryland Marriage Alliance coalition in a...
  • 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...
  • Greens, Libertarians launch new drives after ruling keeps them off Md. ballot

    The Green and Libertarian parties are launching new petition drives to get their candidates for president and other offices on Maryland's November ballot after losing a battle before the state's highest court. The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Monday...
  • Playing catchup with the minority birth rate

    Playing catchup with the minority birth rate
    Pudgy, pink Gerber babies are no longer the typical children being born in the United States. According to theU.S. Census Bureau, moms who are Latino, Asian, African American or mixed race are now giving birth to just over 50 percent of American babies....
  • Dream Act continues a long Maryland tradition of welcoming immigrants

    On Election Day, voters will have the opportunity to continue the state's long tradition of welcoming new Americans and valuing education by supporting the Maryland Dream Act at the polls. A "For" vote on Question 4 will affirm the law signed by Gov....
  • Now, it's all about turnout

    Now, it's all about turnout
    With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth. To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...