| 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 11, 2014
| 6:57 PM
President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel.
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24).
Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:54 AM
The term "structural deficit" seems to have crept into fairly common usage among some people who work in bureaucracies.
In Maryland state government, it has been part of the parlance for going on a dozen or more years. It rose to prominence when the...