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  • The Goldwater legacy

    As the 2012 Republican National Convention gathers in Tampa, I find my thoughts going back nearly half a century, to San Francisco in 1964. It was the first political convention I covered as a reporter, and it was the one at which Sen. Barry Goldwater...
  • Who is Mitt Romney?

    Who is Mitt Romney?
    Reality isn't supposed to intrude on a major political party's national convention, so after weathering the bluster of a Missouri Senate candidate last week, Republicans are understandably frustrated by the presence of yet another storm, this one the...
  • Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa

    Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Maryland's delegation to the Republican National Convention doesn't include any headline speakers, but there is a nationally recognized figure within its ranks: Anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist. Norquist, the founder of Americans for...
  • Shooting puts renewed focus on school safety

    Shooting puts renewed focus on school safety
    As authorities continued to investigate the shooting at Perry Hall High School, about two dozen students gathered at a church Monday night, recounting their fears during the incident — and a reluctance to go back to school. "You just think, if it...
  • Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney

    Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention JoAnn Fisher readily acknowledges she's a bit of an oddity in her Prince George's County community. She is, after all, a Republican. Registered Democrats outnumber...
  • O'Malley zings GOP governors, Romney on economy

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Working to preempt a parade of Republican governors who will take the stage tonight at their party's national convention, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said here that the GOP vision for the nation's economy would "spell disaster for...
  • Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle

    Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle
    TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president. Across town, Democratic...
  • Republicans open campaign office in Ellicott City

    Republicans open campaign office in Ellicott City
    Whether they're running for president or seeking a seat on the Howard County Board of Education, every candidate has their own office space at the Howard County Republican campaign headquarters in Ellicott City. The office, located off Route 40 in the...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 85 and north winds 5 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 71 and calm winds. TRAFFIC...
  • Convention focus shifts to Ryan, budget

    Convention focus shifts to Ryan, budget
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Departing from an economic message that has dominated the Republican National Convention, Maryland Rep. Andy Harris used an address to state party leaders here today to focus instead on how to deal with federal budget deficits and...
  • James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist

    James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist
    Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
  • There's more than one candidate in Florida

    They are here to support Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but a handful of Marylanders considering a run for higher office are also hoping to benefit politically from his convention. The concentration of news media — both from...