| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, who is fighting for political survival in the competitive 6th Congressional District, said during a televised debate Tuesday that he is conflicted about an upcoming ballot question that would let some illegal immigrants pay in-...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:40 AM
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| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:43 AM
The group that petitioned three General Assembly laws to the November ballot is planning a fundraiser and rally in Anne Arundel County Monday -- their first major event in the heated campaign.
Neil Parrott, the founder of MDPetitions.com, said his goal...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:21 PM
When opponents of Maryland's law granting in-state tuition to some illegal immigrants succeeded in petitioning the measure to referendum — a power long granted to the people under the state's constitution but one that was rarely used —...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:43 PM
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.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:49 AM
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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:21 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:52 PM
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...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:35 PM
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...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Much of what has been written about President Barack Obama's announcement last week that the federal government will no longer deport illegal immigrants under the age of 30 who came to this country as youngsters concerns the politics of it. As one might...