Culleton: Marylander John Delaney a surprisingly impressive candidate
John Delaney has positioned himself as a unifier, pledging that as president, he would work to resolve America’s increasing political polarization.
Democrats promulgate 'soft bigotry of low expectations'
The populist and virulently anti-American ideals that propelled Donald Trump to the presidency are manifesting themselves in the Democratic Party.
Tomlinson: It's time to put these myths about charter government to rest
In Carroll County, commissioner government “Loyalists” repeat and rehash the same myths about charter government. It’s time to put these fables to the test.
Maryland Democrats deride Gov. Hogan's pledge of bipartisanship as he withholds money intended for Baltimore
Maryland Democrats are deriding Republican Governor Larry Hogan's pledge of bipartisanship as he withholds money intended for Baltimore.
Goldberg: Democrats' leftward turn was a reaction to Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton's candidacy was an inflection point, because it galvanized not only the GOP's turn toward nationalism but the Democrats' turn toward socialism.
Editorial: High court's decision on gerrymandering means its up to voters to demand change
If you believe in fair elections, you should be disappointed in the Supreme Court's recent decision on gerrymandering.
Ensuring elections 'free from foreign intrusion'
Republicans in Congress must address threats to our democracy and help give states the tools and resources they need to protect our elections.
Funds for Maryland school construction, BSO, youth jobs in doubt as Hogan considers whether to release money
As the fiscal year begins, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan hasn't said whether he'll release millions of dollars for programs the legislature added to the budget.
Taking back the flag this Fourth of July
Republicans are holding the flag hostage, alongside its values. This takeover of the literal fabric of our nation is ripping apart the figurative fabric,
Capitalist? Socialist? Democrats need a terminology intervention
The use of the terms “capitalism” and “socialism” among Democratic candidates for president is in need of an intervention by some political scientists.
Editorial: Supreme Court abandons chance to fix gerrymandering in Carroll County and Maryland
For Carroll County, the U.S. Supreme Court offered a chance to address gerrymandered districts that were drawn to favor Democrats. It didn't deliver.
Goldberg: Why won't U.S. politicians talk about Chinese authoritarianism?
Jonah Goldberg: The ongoing confrontation with China highlights the moral blind spot of economic nationalism — on the right and the left.
Status quo for Carroll County districts: Supreme Court leaves Maryland gerrymandering complaints unresolved
The Supreme Court decided that complaints of partisan gerrymandering — including allegations brought in Maryland — should not be resolved by federal courts.
Clarence Page: On abortion, voters still lean to the wobbly middle
Clarence Page: Joe Biden's flip on federal funding for abortions is no worse than Donald Trump's abortion switch.
U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule Thursday on Maryland gerrymandering case
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday morning on a high-profile case alleging unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering in Maryland.
Federal appeals judges send 2020 census lawsuit back to lower court in Maryland
A lawsuit that alleges a 2020 census question pushed by the Trump administration violates minorities' rights will be sent back to a federal court in Maryland.
Maryland judge says census question might have discriminatory motive
A Maryland judge says new evidence suggests a racially discriminatory motive behind Trump administration's push to ask everyone about citizenship status.
Goldberg: Media have a double standard on culture-war controversies
bs-ed-op-0623-goldberg-media-20190621. TEXT: Jonah Goldberg: Media shout "Racist!" when talking about the GOP but whisper "It's complicated" about Dems.
Anne Arundel County Republican Corine Frank to be Maryland GOP director when Patrick O'Keefe leaves next month
Corine Frank, the vice chairwoman of the Anne Arundel County Republican Central Committee, has been named executive director of the Maryland GOP.
Witcover: A new reason to get moving on Trump impeachment
It's more imperative now than ever to remove Donald Trump from office, says Jules Witcover.
Marylanders want great schools — and increasingly, politicians are willing to raise taxes to provide them
Even some Republicans in Baltimore-area local governments are showing a willingness to raise taxes to fund schools.
Robert B. Reich: Corrupt State a greater concern than the Deep State
Robert B. Reich: The real threat to America isn't President Trump's "Deep State"; it's his "Corrupt State."
Senator McConnell: Protect U.S. elections
The House is poised to approve legislation to protect the 2020 election from foreign interference but the Senate may have other plans.
Goldberg: As with superheroes, Trump's superpowers have their limitations
bs-ed-op-0617-goldberg-superpowers-20190614. TEXT: Jonah Goldberg: Donald Trump's political superpowers only work on the Republican party.
To commemorate Juneteenth, Alveda King takes 'freedom tour' of Maryland
To commemorate Juneteenth, Alveda King was set to appear at Morgan State University, then a church and later a children's book reading in Annapolis.
Honest Ads Act aims to minimize foreign election interference
Legislation would help voters see who is targeting us with paid ads on Facebook, Twitter and Google — the platforms of choice for Russian interference.
Minnich: The news is all about 'news'
Trump wants to be acclaimed dictator and he has followers who would agree to it. That is news.
In California, health care 'for all' means everyone — even undocumented immigrants
California takes a step toward making sure undocumented don't slip through health care cracks.
Goldberg: USS John S. McCain episode speaks volumes about Trumpism
Jonah Goldberg: Conservatives increasingly have to be all in, heaping praise on Mr. Trump's behavior or scolding those who criticize it.
Larry Hogan wants to help change the national GOP. Here are three places to start.
He won't run against Donald Trump, but Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's experience gives him room to help move the Republican Party forward on several issues.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has no interest in Senate run but is open to 2024 presidential run
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday he’s open to considering a presidential campaign in 2024 after his term ends — but ruled out running for the U.S. Senate.
Witcover: A lone Republican in Congress stands up to Trump; more are needed
Jules Witcover: George W. Bush should stand up to the president and restore respectability to the Republican Party.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he won't run against President Trump, forms bipartisan advocacy organization
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he won't challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican primary in 2020.
Blame the Republicans for not having a good immigration plan
The Republicans, who controlled Congress for several years, are to blame for not coming up with a good immigration plan
Impeach Trump for the spectacle if nothing else
Donald Trump is the worst president in American history and the most deserving of removal from office before the expiration of his term.
Davidson: Our government must work the way the founders intended
I like our founding fathers’ concept of three coequal parts of government. We need checks and balances.
Trump's actions should be constitutionally challenged
If the Congress can vote to impeach Bill Clinton and force Richard Nixon to resign, then they should also put up a constitutional challenge to Donald Trump.
Here are the bills Gov. Hogan still might veto — and why he should sign them instead
Gov. Larry Hogan should sign legislation on clean energy, prescription drugs, Obamacare and more.
Impallaria's problems are of his own making
Delegate Impallaria deserves to be booted from House for his own actions and not those of anyone else including Republican central committees.
Rick Impallaria and the tragic lack of shame in Maryland politics
Dels. Rick Impallaria and Mary Ann Lisanti are just the latest examples of Maryland politicians behaving badly — and not feeling bad about it at all.
Maryland Republican Party asks Del. Impallaria to resign from legislature, calls him 'unworthy of the title'
The Maryland Republican Party is calling on Del. Rick Impallaria to resign. Members have approved a resolution calling him "unworthy" of his title.
Maryland General Assembly data: Percentage of bills passed, least successful lawmaker, freshman of the year
The 2019 Maryland General Assembly saw 188 legislators introduced 2,497 bills. Capital News Service broke down some of the most interesting statistics.
Republicans nationwide could learn a lesson from Md.'s governor
Republicans nationwide could learn a lesson or two from Maryland's governor, who the won the heart of this tan skinned, black bearded, Muslim guy.
Witcover: Why impeachment now?
bs-ed-op-0521-witcover-impeachment-20190520. Jules Witcover: The Senate's Republican majority must end its silence on Donald Trump's lawless presidency.
Baltimore County Council cuts $14 million from Olszewski budget at contentious meeting
The Baltimore County Council reduced County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr.’s $3.4 billion spending plan by $14 million.
Witcover: A republic, if we can keep it
Keeping our republican form of government has never been more challenged than it is now under the corrupt and dictatorial regime of Donald Trump.
Giving Republicans more power won't make Baltimore better
A two-party system that gives Republicans more say in Baltimore politics won't solve the city's problems.
Witcover: Mueller letter bursts Barr's pro-Trump balloon
Jules Witcover: Robert Mueller's leaked letter has cast a new cloud over the president and attorney general.
A way to help Hogan's presidential aspirations
Middle-of-the-road Democrats should seriously consider registering in the GOP to boost Gov. Hogan's White House ambitions.
Adrienne Jones: Maryland's new speaker of a House divided
Maryland Democrats may vote unanimously for their choice of speaker, but they are far from unified.