It is time to hold people and parties accountable, whether it’s for our uncivil discourse, the legislative branch’s timidity in exercising its Constitutional duty to balance executive over-reach, Washington corruption, or the soaring deficit.
Conventional wisdom says Americans vote their pocketbooks. That’s why health care offers Democrats an advantage in the midterms, despite the strong economy and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act.
After a brief call for more civility in response to the flurry of bombs sent to past and current Democratic leaders, President Trump still clings to his campaign against the press as "the enemy of the people."
Maryland law enforcement agencies received 398 reports of hate or bias last year, an increase of 35 percent from 2016 — and a pace of more than one report a day. The state’s experience echoes a national increase in reported hate crimes, reversing a long, gradual decline.
Baltimore Homecoming, the inaugural three-day celebration that aims to reconnect accomplished Baltimore natives from around the country, kicked off this week, bringing in guests like Baltimore Ceasefire co-founder Erricka Bridgeford and “The Good Wife” actor Josh Charles to a Thursday event.
In Baltimore Speakers Series appearance, former FBI Director James Comey says President Donald Trump is intelligent but lies constantly, treats women like “meat” and failed to properly condemn white supremacists in 2017 in Charlottesville, Va.
No matter who you believe or what party you belong to, we need to talk to our kids about sexual assault and the implications of improper behavior in today’s climate and well into the future, says one letter writer to the Carroll County Times.
Liberals have many lofty ambitions for what government can do (most of which I oppose). None of them are possible without inspiring the American people. And such inspiration is impossible without being at least little inspired by America itself.
It's a simple job: He just needs to make sure that progressives feel welcome, that African-American voters aren’t taken for granted, and that everyone learns from — rather than broods over — the 2016 presidential election.
President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday proposed a new set of rules that would give states greater control over limits on pollution from coal-fired power plants, and likely allow many of those plants to operate longer than they would have under a plan from former President Barack Obama.
By disregarding a long-recognized procedural convention, and imposing a delay well in excess of customary, Sen. Mitch McConnell opened the door to procedural gyrations in federal judicial appointments.
Correspondent Martin Smith tells the story of of children separated from their parents at the Texas border in the "Frontline" report, "Separated: Children at the Border," produced by Marcela Gaviria. The report premieres Tuesday night at 10 on PBS.
I cannot let this work week end without voicing outrage over CNN correspondent Kaitlan Collins being barred from a White House press event Wednesday. The more I think about it, the angrier I get — especially Deputy Chief of Staff Bill Shine lecturing her.
President Trump appears to admire despicable people like Vladimir Putin. Perhaps he is naïve as demonstrated in his voicing trust and admiration for Kim Jong Un. Consider Dinesh D’Souza who Trump recently pardoned.
Members of Congress with the worst reputations often have the least talented and least experienced staffers. The same is true of American presidents; their history sags with the weight of instructive and cautionary tales on this subject.