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  • The real reason Obama won

    The real reason Obama won
    Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory is a good place to start for some perspective on the recent presidential election. Within its gray stone walls, the tumultuous 1912 Democratic National Convention played a major scene in the political drama that...
  • Missing from Title IX debate: women's views

    Missing from Title IX debate: women's views
    The article, "Title IX under fire as colleges cut teams," (April 7) tackled the issue of Title IX proportionality at Towson University, but the perspective of athletic women and female coaches in this debate has been largely missing. One of the...
  • Common sense on Plan B

    Common sense on Plan B
    Last week, a federal district judge in New York ruled that girls younger than 17 should be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive pill over the counter. Unlike the Obama administration, Judge Edward Korman got this one right. The 2011 decision by...
  • Next step for feminism: Go global

    Next step for feminism: Go global
    This month marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique," which revealed the mind-numbing ennui of the mid-20th century American housewife, and a great deal of ink has been spilled describing how far we still...
  • America lags on plain speech

    America lags on plain speech
    The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech. Around the globe, what's...
  • Bill to give pregnant workers more rights passes Senate

    Bill to give pregnant workers more rights passes Senate
    Legislation that would strengthen the rights of pregnant women in the workplace has now passed both chambers of the General Assembly and will go to the governor's desk for signing. The Senate passed the House version of the bill Thursday allowing it...
  • O'Malley, McDonnell spar on Meet The Press

    Political frienemies Martin O'Malley(D) and Bob McDonnell (R) made their latest joint appearance Sunday morning -- this time on NBC's Meet the Press, the nation's premier Sunday morning talk show. The two make an attractive pair for Washington TV...
  • O'Malley, Va. governor debate on 'Meet the Press'

    Political frienemies Martin O'Malley and Bob McDonnell made their latest joint appearance Sunday morning — this time on NBC's "Meet the Press," the nation's premier Sunday morning talk show. The two make an attractive pair for Washington TV...
  • Federal judge named to Maryland Women's Hall of Fame

    Federal judge named to Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
    Federal judge Diana Motz, of Homeland, a longtime member of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, is one of six women named to the 2012 Maryland Women's Hall of Fame. A Clinton appointee to the court in 1994, Motz, now 68, was the first Maryland woman...
  • Reimer wrong on birth control flap

    Reimer wrong on birth control flap
    In response to Susan Reimer's column ("Women will remember in November," March 12), it is amazing to me that she, and others cannot see through the fog that is being intentionally created by President Barack Obama and the Democrats. No one on the right...
  • Investigation highlights Balto. Co. minority hiring struggle

    When Baltimore County Police Capt. Andre Davis took command, late in 2010, of recruiting and hiring, he could see that efforts to bring in African-Americans had slipped. Background checks were not being completed on many applicants, and no effort was...
  • Harford primary coming up

    The primary election is coming up for Harford County voters, as around the state, and the opportunity for early voting is only a couple of weeks away. The county's Board of Elections ended up losing its chance to have two more polling place for early...