| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Amtrak, long one of the favorite whipping boys of fiscal conservatives, is getting another thrashing from Mitt Romney and the Republicans. From all the attacks, one might think that the nation's bargain-basement passenger rail system was the cause of...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Florence Martin, originally from Paris and now residing in Baltimore, was looking for a recipe for making a traditional American Jewish-style beef brisket. Dolores Keene from Baltimore sent in her favorite brisket recipe, which comes from "Mama Cooks...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Are you better off than you were four years ago?
That question, first raised by Ronald Reagan in a landmark 1980 debate with Jimmy Carter, is getting a second tour of duty these days courtesy of Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans. That's not...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
It won't have the glitter of the Republican and Democratic presidential conventions, but Baltimore will nevertheless get a piece of the 2012 nomination action as the national Green Party opens a three-day convention here today to pick a presidential...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Davie, FLA -- The body of murder victim William Norman was to be shipped today to his native Maryland, where former students and colleagues remembered him as a beloved high school principal with the Anne Arundel County public schools.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:29 AM
During the Republican National Convention in Tampa, a website called Gateway Pundit posted photographs of letters of condolence sent by President Barack Obama to the families of Navy SEALs killed in a horrendous combat crash last year as proof that an...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Sister Mary Annita Link, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had been a primary educator, died July 10 of heart disease at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County.
She was 89.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Democrats and Republicans can surely agree on one thing — if the presidential election were a popularity contest (which it isn't, as Al Gore famously observed when he ran against the affable George W. Bush), the current incumbent would be a shoo-...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Maryland's Republican Party seems to be solidly behind presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but the party raised some eyebrows today with an email solicitation.
The missive advertises an upcoming pig roast. Among expected attendees it lists...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:22 AM
A few years ago, it was fashionable for Democratsto describe themselves as "members of the reality-based community." These days, it seems the foreclosure crisis has hit them so hard they've been forced to move to another neighborhood.
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy.