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  • 'Voters of tomorrow' weigh in on 2012 election

    'Voters of tomorrow' weigh in on 2012 election
    If 2,500 Baltimore middle school students have their way Tuesday, President Barack Obama will be re-elected, children of some illegal immigrants will pay in-state tuition rates, same-sex couples can marry and gambling in Maryland will not expand. The...
  • Election 2012: Short on races but long on drama

    Election 2012: Short on races but long on drama
    Next week's election might be short on candidates and contests — besides the county school board, no county or state elected officials are up for election this year — but it doesn't lack for drama and hotly debated issues. On Tuesday, Nov. 6,...
  • Letter: Study offers 'laughable' support for DREAM Act

    Since Rev. Robert Turner (letter, Oct. 25) chose to rebut my Oct 11 DREAM Act letter, I am obliged to set the record straight. I have read the UMBC study that claims a $66 million benefit to the Maryland economy for each cohort of dreamers. It is...
  • Letter: Del. McDonough opposed to 'so-called Dream Act'

    Editor: The burden on the citizen taxpayer will never stop if the so-called Dream Act is allowed to become law. Let us put aside emotional misinformation and whip out our calculators. One illegal alien student completing a four-year college program...
  • It's robocall season for voters

    It's robocall season for voters
    Voters in Maryland's 6th Congressional District have been hearing a familiar Arkansas drawl on the phone this week: It's Bill Clinton calling, letting them know he thinks the world of Democratic candidate John Delaney. All over the state, Marylanders...
  • Dream Act continues a worthy investment

    Dream Act continues a worthy investment
    If you believe in the American promise — that hard work leads to opportunity — then you should support the Maryland Dream Act. The American promise rewards us with a real opportunity to build a better future for ourselves and our children...
  • Giving illegal immigrants drivers license encourages them to break more laws

    Giving illegal immigrants drivers license encourages them to break more laws
    As a life-long Maryland citizen, I completely oppose efforts within our misguided General Assembly to pass the Maryland Highway Safety Act of 2013, which would allow the state to issue a Maryland driver's license to illegal immigrants ("State Senate...
  • The forgotten side of the immigration debate

    The forgotten side of the immigration debate
    Recently, I returned home from a three-week stay in Guanajuato, Mexico. I lived with a gracious Mexican family, took Spanish classes and had the chance to immerse myself in Mexican culture. Mexican society was beautiful and vibrant — full of ideas,...
  • Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss

    Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss
    Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday. "It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
  • Casino backer funds no-same-sex marriage effort

    The developer of National Harbor may have given supporters of same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants an incentive to vote against expanded gambling by financing a Republican group's sample ballot opposing their causes. State...
  • Searching for votes on a football Sunday

    Searching for votes on a football Sunday
    Republican state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, running a long-shot campaign to oust Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, stood in a cold wind along York Road waving a big purple sign along with a dozen supporters. Money is scarce. There's been little help from her party in...
  • Students celebrate approval of Maryland Dream Act

    The mood was celebratory Tuesday night at Arcos Restaurant in Fells Point, where the Dreamers — students brought to the United States illegally as children, who now want to pursue higher education here — won their battle for in-state tuition...