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  • Mayor's political rise takes her out of state

    Mayor's political rise takes her out of state
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles. A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
  • Judge rules Julius Henson violated probation by running for office

    Judge rules Julius Henson violated probation by running for office
    Baltimore Circuit Judge Emanuel Brown ruled Thursday that veteran political consultant Julius Henson violated probation by running for an East Baltimore state Senate seat and sentenced him to four months in jail. But Brown suspended the sentence pending...
  • Missed opportunity for the Md. GOP

    This past weekend's Maryland Republican Party convention was dominated by Larry Hogan's announcement of his intention to run for Governor of Maryland. Lost in the excitement, the assembled central committee members from around the state debated a non-...
  • When government becomes a reality show

    When government becomes a reality show
    Maybe I took those high school civics classes too seriously, but isn't there something wrong when the running for and holding of political office is indistinguishable from the kind of reality shows that you hate-watch? To wit: the tabloid heaven that...
  • Money wasted as phone system overhaul stalls

    Money wasted as phone system overhaul stalls
    There's one topic about which everyone at City Hall can agree: The phones are terrible. Many lack basic features, such as call waiting and caller ID. Some don't tell you when you've received a voice mail. And the city's system is millions of dollars...
  • Q&A with Sheila Dixon

    Q&A with Sheila Dixon
    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? "Allowing others to take me off my focus and losing faith at key points in my life. That has made a difference in falling or moving to a higher level." What's a fact about yourself that will surprise...
  • As search for fire chief begins, some urge a look within

    As search for fire chief begins, some urge a look within
    As Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake begins her nationwide search for a new fire chief, some city and fire union officials are urging her to focus on qualified candidates from within the department. The city has hired Florida-based Gans, Gans & Associates...
  • Yes, Sheila Dixon is one to watch

    Yes, Sheila Dixon is one to watch
    I agree with the Sun Magazine's view that former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon is a woman who should be watched — watched like a hawk ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). Douglas Kaplan, Baltimore
  • Sheila Dixon doesn't belong on anyone's list of leading women

    Sheila Dixon doesn't belong on anyone's list of leading women
    I eagerly sat down to read The Sun magazine feature on Baltimore women leaders ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). So imagine my disappointment when I got to No. 8 and saw former mayor Sheila Dixon's name on the list. Actually, disappointment...
  • Dixon shouldn't have made the list

    Dixon shouldn't have made the list
    I was very disappointed that you would include former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon as one of your 50 women leaders to watch ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). She was a horrible mayor who stole from the city and poor people, and we are...
  • Bad choice on Dixon

    Bad choice on Dixon
    I can't believe The Sun put former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon in its magazine ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). How pathetic. I'm pretty sure you could have found someone else to put in instead of her. Do you really want children to...