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  • Same-sex marriage backers raise $3.2 million

    The main group supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland has raised $3.2 million and still has $1.2 million in its war chest to defend the law in the Nov. 6 referendum, according to a disclosure filed last night with the State Board of Elections. Among...
  • Redistricting ballot committee raises less than $1,000

    A committee set up to oppose Gov. Martin O’Malley’s new congressional resdistricting plan has told the State Board of Elections that it has raised less than $1,000 toward the Nov. 6 election. Repeal the Gerrymander, a group chaired by...
  • Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources

    Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources
    First of three articles about state ballot issues On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States. But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...
  • Democrats seek investigation of anti-Dream Act group

    The Maryland Democratic Party is asking state prosecutors to investigate what it says are "serious campaign finance violations" by a group that opposes the state's Dream Act. The director of the group called the claims "bogus." Brad Botwin, who founded...
  • McDonough: Towson melee not the same as Inner Harbor crime

    Here we go again. "Clueless Danny" Rodricks is launching another misleading attack ("Refs, retail politics and a quiet delegate," Sept. 27). Mr. Rodricks claims that I have failed to comment on last weekend's incident in Towson. Sun reporter Allison...
  • For Question 4: Dream Act is a good investment for Maryland

    Maryland's Dream Act, which allows some illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, has drawn attention far out of proportion to its actual impact. Only a few hundred students are likely to be eligible for the benefit...
  • Letter: DREAM Act a nightmare for U.S. students, workers

    Marylanders will soon vote on question 4, the DREAM Act. According to Calvin Ball's Oct. 11 column, we should vote "yes" on 4 because "all students (should) have access to the education they need." I agree, Mr. Ball. But first, let us look at who won't...
  • Letter: Maryland Dream Act runs counter to federal law

    What seems to be missing from Calvin Ball's piece Oct. 11 column on the Dream Act, and also seems to be missing from the discussion of this act overall, is the fact that the Maryland Dream Act directly contradicts the legal intent of an already existing...
  • State ballot campaigns woo black voters

    State ballot campaigns woo black voters
    Whether the issue is gay marriage, Vegas-style gambling or college for illegal immigrants, all of Maryland's ballot campaigns have this in common: They are lavishing attention on black voters. African-Americans are expected to be fully a quarter of the...
  • Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state

    Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state
    Coming to the United States as a 15-year-old, Cuban-born refugee, it truly was a dream to think that I could go to college and become president of a great Maryland university. But with the support of many people along the way, and the belief instilled...
  • Early voting starts Saturday, runs 6 days

    Starting Saturday, Marylanders can go to the polls and cast their votes for president and other matters on this fall's ballot. But those who wish to enter the voting booth before Election Day shouldn't wait too long. Maryland's early-voting period runs...
  • Names of petition signers public

    Maryland's rarely used referendum mechanism includes a twist few anticipated when they signed petitions over the past two years: All of those names and addresses are public information. The issue made its way into headlines in recent weeks when Gallaudet...