| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Gay marriage activists had a vision: Tuesday would be their clarion call for consumers to reject Chick-fil-A and its president’s comments against same-sex unions, instead crowding into Starbucks and other more sympathetic companies.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain.
An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Furor surged in Maryland and across the country Monday over a Missouri congressman's comment that he opposes abortion in most cases of rape because women rarely become pregnant during a "legitimate rape."
Though Rep. Todd Akin, a Republican who is...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Despite calls from his own party to step down, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin says he's not walking away from his challenge against incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill.
Questioned on a political talk show about whether abortion should be...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:24 AM
From the maker of “The Muppets” to the mayor of Boston, the list of folks severing ties with Chick-fil-A due to the fast-food company’s opposition to gay marriage is growing.
Jim Henson Co., which has produced characters for “...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Back in Jane Austen's day, a young woman might be smitten with a poor man, but she would marry someone with a fortune if she possibly could. Today's Republicans are similar.
They may love to hear Rick Santorum preach morality or Newt Gingrich denounce...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney today called Rick Santorum an “economic lightweight” and likened the former Pennsylvania senator and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to home-state Democratic President Barack Obama over their...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to commute the sentence of a Baltimore man serving a life sentence for murder, using that power for the first time during his tenure.
Mark Farley Grant's attorney Renee M. Hutchins confirmed Thursday that she had been...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Since his arrest as a young teenager 29 years ago, Mark Farley Grant has never wavered: He did not kill Michael Gough that winter night in West Baltimore.
On Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed an executive order commuting the sentence of Grant and a...
| Jan 13, 2011
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. After a lengthy absence, a cherished Capitol Ideas feature returns this morning. Yes, that's right, we're talking about the Name That Post Title competition so beloved by readers a year or two back. We offer......