| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Disputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown.
Helping to lead the candy...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As Barack Obama prepares to be sworn in for the second time as president of the United States, he faces the stark reality that little of what he hopes to accomplish in a second term will likely come to pass. Mr. Obama occupies an office that many assume...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Over the past two years, the Obama administration has focused greater diplomatic attention and military resources on East Asia as part of a policy described as a "pivot" or "rebalancing." While American leaders are loath to admit it publicly, this is a...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim.
What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore.
With 35 employees, up from...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Palestinians want a prosperous nation. Israel wants a permanent peace ("Israelis debate ground invasion," Nov. 20).
Non-government sponsored businesses make profit from peace and free trade, regardless of the ideology of their owners. The owners will...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Mitt Romney will seek to bolster his foreign policy credentials in a major speech Monday, two weeks before the GOP presidential nominee takes part in a presidential debate focused on security.
In his remarks, set to take place at the Virginia Military...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a dying breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced.
Specter died of...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:06 PM
"Getting to Know You" has been U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's theme song since new areas were added last year to the 48th District that he represents.
Last weekend, he lunched with the Laguna Beach Rotary Club on Friday at Aliso Creek Inn and brunched...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Bill Burwell wants to see more Maryland firms competing globally.
"We want to enable Maryland firms to win in overseas markets," said Burwell, director of the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore, the Commerce Department's trade promotion arm and part of...