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  • Journalists' contributions to Clinton Foundation raise credibility questions

    Journalists' contributions to Clinton Foundation raise credibility questions
    While much of the political community frets over the influence of billionaire money in presidential campaigns, the much smaller world of journalism occasionally worries over the ethics of politicians crossing over into the news-and-analysis business....
  • Wandering Eye: Why Hillary Clinton could benefit from Martin O'Malley, 'Trickle-Down Gentrification,' and more

    Wandering Eye: Why Hillary Clinton could benefit from Martin O'Malley, 'Trickle-Down Gentrification,' and more
    Jacobin Magazine's "Trickle-Down Gentrification" makes the larger point that for some reason needs constant repetition: that building lots and lots of luxury condos does not actually make life better—or housing cheaper—for most of us. But...
  • Education through grace and grammar

    Education through grace and grammar
    About 50 years ago, at the height of Beatlemania, I attended first grade at St. Clement I Catholic School in what some folks call Lansdowne and others know as Halethorpe. Delia Dowling, a School Sister of Notre Dame fighting the good fight along Hollins...
  • Raul Castro dies at 98; Arizona's only Latino governor

    Raul Castro dies at 98; Arizona's only Latino governor
    Raul Hector Castro, Arizona's only Latino governor and an American ambassador to three countries, died Friday. He was 98. Family spokesman James Garcia said Castro died in his sleep in San Diego, where he was in hospice care. Castro was a self-made...
  • Clinton/Warren: 2016's dream team?

    Clinton/Warren: 2016's dream team?
    Remember way back when Bill Clinton was nominated for president in 1992? His first big decision was to choose a running mate. When he selected Sen. Al Gore, the political gurus pounced: big error, two good-old Southern boys, too much alike, limited...
  • 'The Culture War' -- a battle the GOP can't win

    'The Culture War' -- a battle the GOP can't win
    The argument is over and conservatives have lost. Some of them just don't know it yet. That's the takeaway from the remarkable events of last week wherein the states of Indiana and Arkansas executed high-speed U-turns -- we're talking skid marks on...
  • Our say: Two important community resources turn 50

     Our say: Two important community resources turn 50
    "You don't hear 50 too often in this day and age," commented Gretchen Huntley, the CEO of the Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency. That's true. When an organization lasts 50 years, that generally means two things: It meets a deep-seated need,...
  • Randy Blaser: Now is the perfect time to remember the sacrifice of Memorial Day

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. So it is appropriate to mark this historic anniversary with the national holiday that sprung from that horrible war — Memorial Day. There are many origins to the practice of...
  • Emmy Contenders: Michael McKean talks betrayal on 'Better Call Saul'

    Emmy Contenders: Michael McKean talks betrayal on 'Better Call Saul'
    Bryan Cranston tipped off Michael McKean before he got the role as Bob Odenkirk's brother on "Better Call Saul" in an unusual way, McKean told us in a recent video conversation at The Times studio. "We were about to make an entrance, he as LBJ and me as...
  • Emmy chat: Join 'Better Call Saul's' Michael McKean on Tuesday

    Emmy chat: Join 'Better Call Saul's' Michael McKean on Tuesday
    How did good-hearted Jimmy McGill become low-rent Albuquerque criminal lawyer Saul Goodman? That origin story formed the heart of "Better Call Saul's" brilliant inaugural season. And the answer to the riddle had a lot to do with Jimmy's relationship...
  • Is Chicago too unsafe?

    I have been fortunate enough to have visited a number of presidential libraries. They have all been very interesting, and I am sure that the Obama library will be interesting as well. The problem I have with this library is the location, not because of...