| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Last week, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on his fellow Republicans to stop being "the stupid party" Yet in his recent column, commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. made it clear that if he got the memo, he chose to ignore it ("The vast left-wing...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The two Baptist pastors didn't know a soul at Gov. Martin O'Malley's big breakfast for supporters of his same-sex marriage bill back in January.
Neither had ever been in a room with so many openly gay people.
"It was a different moment," said the Rev....
| Nov 8, 2012
The dust has settled. Now, Republicans need to ask what their foreign policy should be after being muddled by Mitt Romney's oscillating maneuvering. It stands now to be more confused, or worse, reflexively opposed to President Barack Obama's policy....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Mitt Romney said he was "completely wrong" when he argued that nearly half of Americans were "victims" and dependent on government.
The admission came Thursday as the GOP presidential candidate sought to clarify his controversial "47%" comments....
| Aug 28, 2012
The front page of Sunday's Times featured a large profile of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a preview to the GOP National Convention, which was to begin Monday. A similar profile of President Obama is scheduled for this coming......
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Arne Duncan, Obama’s education secretary and a former Chicago Public Schools chief, was asked by reporters about the possibility of a teachers’ strike back home in the nation’s third-largest school district.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Can't make it to the Republican National Convention in Tampa? Maybe your mobile device can bring it to you.AT&T, the official wireless sponsor of the RNC and Democratic National Convention, announced the launch of the free apps for the RNC and DNC. The...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 4:26 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Warning, you may come into contact with peanuts if you take this excursion during the 40th Republican National Convention in Tampa Aug. 27-30. Most of the suggested bars are within a 10-minute taxi ride from the Tampa Bay Times Forum,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:02 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — The combative and blunt-speaking John Sununu woke up Illinois’ GOP delegation on the final day of the Republican National Convention by tossing some major broadsides at President Barack Obama, even suggesting convicted influence-...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:07 PM
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk spoke to the Illinois delegation to the Republican National Convention via a recorded video Tuesday as he continues to recover from a stroke.
In a heavily edited, minute-long talk, Kirk looked directly into a camera and called on...