| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown claimed the endorsement of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police Wednesday, breaking a string of three general elections in which the union has backed the Republican candidate.
The state FOP...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Space considerations may have been responsible for the deletion of the final item in former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s "news of the future column" in The Sun ("The news of the future," July 27). Here it is now in its entirety:
"Doctors were pleased to...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Seemingly little noticed outside Rockville was a Montgomery County Council subcommittee's decision this week in support of public financing of local political campaigns. If, as expected, the legislation is approved by the full council, Montgomery County...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan got a helping hand Wednesday from one of his party's best-known figures as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Maryland to raise money for the GOP.
Christie, chair of the Republican Governors...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Maryland Republican Party requires another Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. ("The GOP needs another Ehrlich," Sept. 3)? Columnist Thomas F. Mr. Schaller calls Larry Hogan a yawn. I call Mr. Schaller's columns a big yawn! His liberal opinions and resulting...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Columnist Thomas F. Schaller writes that the Maryland GOP needs another candidate like the former Republican governor ("The GOP needs another Ehrlich," Sept. 2). Really? As I remember Mr. Schaller was not only not a friend of Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. when he...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is planning a weekend of Republican Party events this month in New Hampshire, quickly becoming a popular destination for Maryland politicians.
The ex-governor is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Nashua...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Those who thought that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown would seek to ignore the fact that he faces competition in November's general election appear to be wrong. But to say that he is engaging with Republican nominee Larry Hogan isn't exactly right either....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. opines for 13 paragraphs on the reasons Jews don't vote for Republicans but he barely touches on the reasons for that lack of support ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24)
Maybe Jews despise the inherent...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Candidates for governor in Maryland's June primary spent a record of almost $25 million — paying roughly $35 for every voter who showed up at the polls.
Campaign finance reports filed with the State Board of Elections this week show that the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Eight years ago, Robert L. Flanagan was one of the most powerful officials in state government, earning $151,262 for overseeing an agency with a $3.7 billion budget and more than 9,200 employees.
These days, as a lawyer with a family law practice, the...