| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Describing former Gov. John G. Rowland as an ethically challenged politician who has repeatedly broken his trust with voters, federal prosecutors are arguing that he should serve from roughly three to four years in prison for his most recent conviction...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Former Gov. John G. Rowland's lawyers and prosecutors are facing off again over his crimes, his character and his potential for redemption in a continuing effort to influence the judge who will decide next month if, or for how long, he goes to prison....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Sen. Dick Durbin spent $10.8 million on his 2014 re-election, more than four times as much as his Republican challenger, new reports show.
Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate, won a fourth term Nov. 4, capturing 54 percent of the votes...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Sharing the roads
Dear motorists, we love you. We go to the same church as you. We shop at the same stores as you. We are you. For a few hours each week we morph into road cyclists. We battle the wind and road debris; all while having only the armor and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Let us now praise Democratic hypocrisy.
Throughout my life, various Republicans have suggested amending the Constitution in one way or another. A few years ago, they suggested revising the 14th Amendment to get rid of automatic birthright citizenship....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Difference in pledge, prayer
Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Attorney Reid Weingarten was understandably disappointed in the jury verdict earlier this month that found his client, former Gov. John G. Rowland, guilty of several offenses including violation of federal campaign financing laws.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the early hours of Election Day, before dawn reached the nation's capital, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was suddenly awakened by someone standing next to his bed.
"Get out of here or I'll call the cops!" the justice shouted.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars.
For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Like most candidates running for re-election, Rep. John Sarbanes has spent much of his time recently at fundraisers, pressing the flesh in pursuit of campaign cash.
But donors who show up to meet the Baltimore County Democrat quickly learn he is not...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:57 AM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Delaney, the first-term lawmaker in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, made an $800,000 contribution to his campaign late last month, records filed over the weekend with the Federal Election Commission show.