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  • In District 7, team of incumbent delegates fights challenge from Harford candidate

    In District 7, team of incumbent delegates fights challenge from Harford candidate
    Three incumbent Republicans running for the three seats in the House of Delegates in District 7, which encompasses western Harford County and eastern Baltimore County, are being challenged in their party primary by two other candidates, one with Harford...
  • Another misguided petition drive [Editorial]

    Another misguided petition drive  [Editorial]
    These last few years will go down as a time when Marylanders took steps to recognize the humanity of those who have too often been marginalized. In 2011, the General Assembly voted to stop penalizing children whose parents brought them to the United...
  • A legislative governor [Editorial]

    A legislative governor [Editorial]
    If voters remember anything from Martin O'Malley's first run for governor eight years ago, it's probably two big promises: to roll back a big increase in BGE rates and to end the culture of divisiveness in Annapolis to bring lawmakers together to get...
  • Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous [Editorial]

    Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous  [Editorial]
    In the spring of 2008, as the prospect that America would elect its first black president became more and more likely, the organization that did as much as any to make that watershed possible had fallen on hard times. The National Association for the...
  • Maryland graduation rate rises to 85 percent

    Maryland graduation rate rises to 85 percent
    Maryland's high school graduation rate has been climbing steadily for the past four years and reached nearly 85 percent — far above the national average — this past June, according to data released Tuesday. More students from every corner...
  • Not your grandmother's NAACP

    Not your grandmother's NAACP
    When Benjamin Jealous, at 35, became the youngest person ever to lead the NAACP in 2008, he took over an institution with a venerable name but whose greatest triumphs appeared to lie in the past. Mr. Jealous, who announced last week that he will step down...
  • Sun editorial board endorsements

    Obama for president     Four years ago, President Barack Obama took office as the economy was in steep decline with millions in the process of losing their jobs, the nation was locked in seemingly endless military conflicts, Wall Street firms were...
  • 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...
  • Why voters should support the Md. Dream Act in November

    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...
  • Record number of black students in Md. passed AP tests

    Record number of black students in Md. passed AP tests
    More African-American students in Maryland's Class of 2012 successfully passed a rigorous Advanced Placement exam than ever before, as the state continued to lead the nation in the percentage of students deemed college- and career-ready, according to data...
  • A loophole in the dream

    When the General Assembly passed the Maryland Dream Act, lawmakers intended to allow certain students who are undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at the state's colleges and universities. It was a recognition that these young people...
  • Commissioners trying to help immigrants? Not likely

    I almost threw up when I read that the Carroll County Commissioners touting an English-only bill claimed they were not motivated by a hatred of non-English speakers in their midst but rather were expressing their brotherly concern that non-English...