| Jan 26, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's recent fundraising foray into Florida created its share of scathing rhetoric. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz even followed Christie around the state, speaking to every media outlet that would listen about his...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:54 AM
While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Not since Richard Nixon assured an audience of newspaper editors in 1973 that "I am not a crook" has a major political figure so conspicuously defended his character as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has done in declaring, "I am not a bully."
| Jan 12, 2014
While mainstream Republicans and even some Democrats may accept Chris Christie's apology, our tea party group and others we have contacted do not ("'Stunned' Christie fires top adviser," Jan. 10). His claims that he didn't know about the politically...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The ride-sharing firm Uber takes great pride in hewing rigorously to libertarian, let-the-market-decide business principles. It's unapologetically in love with supply-and-demand, or "surge," pricing. When demand for rides peaks, such as on New Year's Eve,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The American Red Cross, Hampton Roads Chapter
What is the mission of the American Red Cross?
The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:23 PM
In clearing off my desk today to start the new year, I came across several noteworthy items that got lost in the holiday rush. I didn't get a chance to write about them before I cleared out for a week,......
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete.
Her handprint and the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:28 PM
UPDATE: We here at the Baltimore Insider Very Important News Desk have interviewed a man who purports to be the Headed Horseman of Ellicott City.
There you are, watching the snow coverage on WBAL, and all of a sudden behind reporter Kate Amara,...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:24 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — A new investigative committee issued subpoenas Thursday for 17 individuals and 3 organizations as it launched a deeper look into the involvement of Gov. Chris Christie's administration in ordering closures that caused a massive...