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  • Demise of a centrist nominee dream

    Demise of a centrist nominee dream
    That pop you may or may not have heard the other day was the bursting pipedream of a centrist presidential candidate outside the establishment parties. The organizers of a group calling itself Americans Elect decided to close shop after failing to find...
  • 10 things you might not know about losers

    10 things you might not know about losers
    We're at a loss to explain two things: Why JPMorgan Chase took a $2 billion bath on risky trades, and how the Chicago Cubs can maintain such futility, holding the worst record in the National League. It appears to be high season for lowliness, with both...
  • Marylanders go out of state to back Obama, Romney

    Marylanders go out of state to back Obama, Romney
    Henry Li was a hesitant Obama supporter when he opened his front door last weekend in Northern Virginia. By the time he closed it, he had committed to vote for the president. In the intervening three minutes, he spoke with Josh Friedman, a 33-year-old...
  • Hardy says she's an advocate for residents

    Hardy says she's an advocate for residents
    For years in the last decade, it was a common line in Huntington Beach City Council stories: "The council voted 6 to 1, with Jill Hardy dissenting." Hardy, who served on the council from 2002 to 2010 and is running again this year, often did not speak...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    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...
  • Fundraiser in chief

    Fundraiser in chief
    As President Barack Obama recently headlined the last of a record-breaking number of fundraisers for his reelection bid, it is important to understand that the extraordinary rise in presidential fundraising efforts in recent decades is an unintended...
  • Hillary in 2012? It could happen

    Hillary in 2012? It could happen
    A number of news reports have suggested the possibility of the presidential election ending in a draw — both candidates garnering 269 electors. You need 270 to win. A long shot? Maybe. It happened in 1800, when Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr each...
  • Small Wonders: Just getting what we deserve

    It all comes down to Tuesday. The year-long tour de force of stump speeches, primaries, promises, debates and conventions. All the mudslinging, invectives, media circuses, accusations, half-truths, almost-facts and outright lies. All the straight...
  • What will the liberal media do if Obama loses the popular vote but wins the Electoral College?

    I have a bet with a friend that if President Obama wins re-election in the Electoral College but loses the popular vote, all the raging against the Electoral College in the print and broadcast media will immediately cease. Within three months, you won't...
  • How to fix the Electoral College

    Ohio, Virginia, Florida: If you don't live in one of these or a few other "battleground" states, you may feel disenfranchised in U.S. presidential elections. As a Marylander, no major party candidate competes for your vote — even if the nationwide...
  • O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up

    O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up
    Just over 19% of registered Orange County voters had cast ballots by 3 p.m. Tuesday, a notable drop from the 2008 elections, county officials said. Four years ago, about 35% of the registered voters had voted by 3 p.m. An increase in vote-by-mail ballots...