The white working class needs to ask: Which party has been the Big Business party for 100 years, and which party has worked to help working Americans? Which party has tried to raise the minimum wage to help the working class secure a living wage, and which party has opposed minimum wage hikes? Which party has tried to secure universal health care coverage for the working class, and which party is going to take it away? Which party wants to strengthen social security and Medicare, and which party
Isn't it awfully late to be decrying the normalization of Mr. Trump when you were an early adopter of normalization because you thought the horrible Democratic nominee would have an easier time beating him?
The shift in battleground states has evolved over time and will guide future presidential campaigns. Three states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — shifted from Democrat to Republican in the 2016 race and have a total of 46 Electoral College votes. Trump won Wisconsin and Michigan by less than 1 percent of the vote, and Pennsylvania by 1.1 percentage points. If Clinton had won these three states, even without Florida, North Carolina, Iowa and Ohio, she would have won 278
Beginning next January, Republicans will control both houses of Congress and the Oval Office. It is easier for Democrats to blame those who voted for independent candidates, as well as those who stayed home. Much more sobering — and possibly the start of a more productive conversation about how to come back from this defeat — would be a confession that they picked their weaker fighter and got sent to the canvas. In the next election in 2018, will both parties continue to fight the
After serving as an aggressive watchdog for police misconduct during the Obama administration, the Department of Justice could see its role diminished under President-elect Donald Trump, analysts said.
Donald J. Trump, the bombastic Republican businessman who challenged the political status quo throughout his entire campaign, was beating expectations in early returns late Tuesday, but the outcome of the presidential contest remained too close to call.
Voters across Maryland made their picks at last Tuesday, for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Senate candidates Chris Van Hollen and Kathy Szeliga, and in Baltimore, for heavily favored mayoral nominee Catherine Pugh or one of her challengers.
Like the day of reckoning described in the Bible, four proverbial horsemen are steering the GOP toward potential doom. But instead of pestilence, war, famine and death, the Republican apocalypse drivers are made up of presidential nominee Donald Trump and his three principal surrogates: Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich and Rudy Giuliani.
James Comey, by his own hand, as well as with the encouragement of the Obama administration, the media and the Clinton Industrial Complex, found himself perched atop an enormous mountain of crap. Any effort to get off the fetid summit was bound to leave him soiled.
No United States president was born in, lived in, died in or is buried in Harford County, but many of them, from George Washington to Barack Obama, crisscrossed our county during their lifetimes, either before, during or after their presidencies.
While opinions vary on which of our 44 presidents told the most or biggest lies, LBJ and Richard Nixon — from the Vietnam war to Watergate — usually rank pretty high. In more recent history, Bill Clinton, (no "sexual relations with that woman") and Ronald Reagan (Iran-Contra) also rate right up there. But nothing matches the current presidential campaign for its lies. And ironically, it is the candidate who has called others liars with abandon who amounts to the biggest liar of all:
While opinions vary on which of our 44 presidents told the most or biggest lies, LBJ and Richard Nixon usually rank pretty high. In more recent history, Bill Clinton, (no "sexual relations with that woman") and Ronald Reagan (Iran-Contra) also rate right up there. But nothing matches the current presidential campaign for its lies. And ironically, it is the candidate who has called others liars with abandon who amounts to the biggest liar of all: Donald Trump.
With less than three weeks to go until the Nov. 8 election, The Baltimore Sun solicited input from undecided voters who have become the focus of the campaign's final few days. Hundreds of Marylanders answered a series of questions about the race in an online survey designed by the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College.
All the seeds of Donald Trump's potential destruction were there in the summer of 2015 when he was riding so high, and it foreshadowed how the bombastic reality TV star would be critically wounded as a result of his flaws.
When Baltimore-based Laureate Education decided to go public last fall, the for-profit university system had just finished a rapid expansion and was preparing to reap the benefits of its newfound global reach. A year later, the company still hasn't listed its stock on the market and has become ensnared in the divisive presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump..
Town halls today have almost nothing to do with the real meaning of the term. Instead, they have become another instance of TV taking a staple of American life and shaping it to fit its commercial imperatives while trying to create the appearance that the institution is still doing the righteous, public-minded work it was originally intended to.