| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:57 PM
"Choice" is a great word -- it has a universal, empowering appeal, and it's useful for winning a debate. Women's rights activists were smart decades ago to call their side of the abortion debate "pro-choice," asking us to ignore our feelings on the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 12:24 PM
Is anyone really surprised that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie equivocated about the urgency of vaccinating children against measles, mumps and rubella on a trip to England, where he is attempting to burnish his foreign policy credentials in advance of...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:39 AM
The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis:
GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Ready or not, the 2016 presidential race is upon us. Voters have months and months to monitor campaigns before deciding which candidates deserve nomination.
But if you judge potential candidates by the cleverness and quality of the names given to the...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The governors of New York and New Jersey jointly vetoed legislation Saturday aimed at overhauling the Port Authority and proposed instead a series of reforms they said would go further in bringing accountability to the agency.
The bill was designed...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 11:15 AM
President Obama has been, hands down, the least popular figure at Saturday’s Freedom Summit in Iowa—blistered for what Republicans here cast as his unconstitutional overreach, for scandals at the Veterans Affairs Department and the IRS, and...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ.
But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Twelve months before the voting is set to begin, the 2016 presidential race is shaping up as a fiercely competitive contest driven by two overriding forces that — candidates aside — will go a long way toward deciding the next occupant of the...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Two of the Republican Party's top White House hopefuls clashed sharply Friday over President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy, a harbinger of a growing GOP rift over foreign affairs that could shape the party's 2016 presidential primaries.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:28 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Trying to dig Atlantic City out of "an enormous hole," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday appointed a corporate turnaround specialist as the city's emergency manager, and tabbed the man who led Detroit through its...