| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The citizens of Maryland should be extremely elated over the "take" of our state's gambling casinos ("Casino take soars in June," July 6). They should also be doubly dejected over the time wasted to achieve this goal.
Years ago, former Gov. Robert L....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Maryland Republican Party is weighing whether to open its primary elections to independent voters, a plan some envision delivering statewide victories that have largely eluded the party.
A contingent frustrated with consistent Republicans losses...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig has chosen an Eastern Shore delegate as his running mate in next year’s Republican primary for governor, an aide said Friday.
Craig will introduce Del. Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, a 10-year legislator and...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Last week we looked at the Democrats' increasingly progressive platform and constituencies, particularly their attendant enthusiasm for large government and ever-higher spending.
But what about the other party? Is the GOP ready (and able) to win the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
In an otherwise unexceptional column on immigration reform, commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. just can't restrain himself from reinforcing a totally false canard about Democrats and border security ("Immigration reform in sight," July 7).
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
My new book concerns the countercultural views of today's progressive Democrats. This is not your father's liberalism, and it is certainly far removed from the local Democratic Party I was exposed to as a young kid growing up in Arbutus. That Democratic...
| Sep 2, 2013
So, do Republicans have any chance of winning the governor's mansion back next year?
Let's look at the circumstances in place when the last two GOP governors (Spiro Agnew and Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.) won, and when Ellen Sauerbrey came within 6,000 votes...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Residents of the Middle Eastern Shore have learned through decades of hard experience that they can't trust the Dover Bridge.
The decrepit relic of the Herbert Hoover years, which crosses the Choptank River between Talbot and Caroline counties, is...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley enjoyed a rare occasion of bipartisan goodwill Friday as he ventured to the Eastern Shore to announce almost $160 million in long-awaited transportation projects to a region that has not given him much love in his statewide campaigns....
| Aug 27, 2013
With all due respect to former governor Robert L. Ehrlich's parents ("HUD latest vehicle for White House power grab," Aug. 25), there is no evidence in the Judeo-Christian Bible that "God helps those who help themselves." Yes, this is a long-standing...