| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
OK, the subject is race, so I'm going to ask the "haters" from both ends of the spectrum to step outside the chat room.
You know who you are.
Some of you were upset when I asked Michael Steele to run on my gubernatorial ticket in 2002. A few of you...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:49 PM
SAN DIEGO – You’d think that somewhere in a corner of this sprawling town, someone, somehow would be willing to stand up for Mayor Bob Filner, San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in 20 years.
Someone who might say: “Yes,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Three years after he left CNN, Larry King will be back on the TV dial in more than 100 countries.
The former CNN host's weekly political talkshow, "Politicking with Larry King," will be carried worldwide by RT, a network funded by the Russian government....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
UPDATED: The George Zimmerman verdict will continue to be a topic for Sunday morning chat shows this weekend. Dr. Ben Carson, the conservative author, and Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., discuss Zimmerman's acquittal and Florida's stand your ground law on "Fox...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:07 PM
With the season for legislating over in Maryland as of last Monday, the season for raising cash for campaigns has begun.
For the next nine months, until the General Assembly convenes in Annapolis Jan. 8, candidates for the legislature, governorship and...
| Apr 13, 2013
Within hours after Sen. Rand Paul's news-making speech at historically black Howard University, someone posted this new definition on the user-driven Urban Dictionary website of an awkward-sounding but quite timely verb: "whitesplain":
"The act of a...
| Mar 20, 2013
Will Republican leaders listen to a bruising new internal report that calls for more minority outreach? First, they have to persuade their party's right-wingers to avoid making younger and nonwhite voters feel about as welcome as a cheeseburger at a vegan...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The year 2012 was a disaster for the Republican Party. They failed to regain control of the U.S. Senate. They lost eight seats in the House of Representatives. They didn't just lose the White House to Barack Obama, they got clobbered: losing the Electoral...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:10 PM
This segment of Chuck Todd's "The Daily Rundown" Monday got more media bounce than usual for the show thanks to MSNBC commentator Michael Steele sounding very serious about running for governor in Maryland.
But to me, it was first and foremost the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig, who announced Monday that he is running for governor, stopped by downtown Hagerstown later in the day as part of a statewide tour to kick off his campaign.
Craig, a Republican, is scheduled to make stops in Silver...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Still reeling from losses they didn't expect, Republicans strategists are hoping black voters, who are the Democrats' most stalwart supporters, will help bring them future victories.
"[We] must in some way, some form, recruit blacks and other...