| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Rather than secede from Maryland to form a state that represents only the conservative and libertarian political view points, I invite Scott Strzelczyk and his followers to consider moving to Ohio ("Conservative group wants liberation for western...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:32 AM
With frustration building over Washington's refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it's worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish.
Last Friday, Irish voters cast ballots on a referendum to abolish the country's Upper House, known...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley spent the past two days stumping and raising cash for Democrats in Florida and Ohio as the term-limited governor launched into a busy fall travel schedule that will bring him to states crucial for building a potential bid for...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A gay couple from Ohio who were married in a medical jet on a tarmac at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport earlier this month are now suing the governor and other officials of their home state in a bid to have their marriage recognized there.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
When John Arthur and Jim Obergefell chartered a private medical jet to Maryland last month to get married — the only safe means of transport for Arthur, who is terminally ill with Lou Gehrig’s disease — the gay couple fulfilled a last...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The death two weeks ago of a 450-pound inmate who had said he was too fat to be executed has done little to temper an escalating debate in Ohio over capital punishment.
Ronald Post was 53 when he died in a prison hospital in Columbus on July 26. He...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:08 PM
After a highly contentious, hugely unproductive session, members of the most unpopular Congress in history will face voters this year and, very likely, win reelection in overwhelming numbers.
It is a paradox of these discontented times. Participants...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Convicted murderer and rapist Dennis McGuire took more than 15 minutes to die, appearing to gasp during his execution Thursday by Ohio using a combination of drugs never tried before in the United States.
The process, using a two-drug protocol, is the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:40 PM
MONCLOVA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — State Rep. Barbara Sears is the kind of Republican the party would want to highlight these days: a woman and former business owner, fluent in health insurance issues, who has managed to repeatedly win reelection in a...
| Nov 13, 2013
Is it too early to think about who's running for president in 2016, three years from now?
Not in Washington, a city with more campaign consultants than dry cleaners.
After all, we're talking about a business that raised and spent more than $2 billion,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:52 PM
It is a plot that crosses a science fiction novel with “Crime and Punishment,” and adds a touch of moral ambiguity.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich this week delayed the execution of a convicted child killer to allow time to consider the inmate’...