I guess I'm confused, but I'm sure someone can explain it to me. Donald Trump and the Republican Party are now focusing on the Clinton Foundation as a "pay to play" operation. I looked at the Clinton Foundation and its work on the Internet; they have a website. What I saw was a foundation with multiple initiatives all over the world to help the sick, the poor and the disadvantaged. Then I looked at Republican CPACs, pay to play indeed. And what about the Trump Foundation?
When I was young, I dreamed of managing the Dodgers. Being a manager, though, demands that you actually know something about baseball. And so it is with managing the most complex organization in the world, the government of the United States. Last week, we came to realize that neither of the two leading Republican candidates has the chops to step into the Oval Office.
A conservative legal group plans to file a Federal Election Commission complaint against Rep. Chris Van Hollen, alleging the Montgomery County Democrat failed to disclose in-kind legal assistance he received when he sued the government in 2011 in an effort to strengthen campaign finance regulations.
A foundation led by the owner of the Philadelphia Flyers and the Charles Koch Foundation have pledged $6 million to create a new center that will study enterprise and markets at the University of Maryland's business school.
Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Tuesday it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill political fight against the state's better-funded and more powerful Democratic Party.
Members of political group Maryland Working Families delivered a petition Tuesday to the Baltimore Sun Media Group protesting the possible sale of The Baltimore Sun to Koch Industries, which has emerged as a potential buyer in Tribune Co.'s sale of its newspapers.