| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:02 PM
At a community meeting for paroled felons in the East Baltimore, the mother of Bloods gang leader Kevin Gary faced down federal prosecutor Jason Weinstein. She told him to stop harrassing her son, whom she described as "a champion for the downtrodden,"...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:57 AM
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said today that under President Barack Obama’s directive, the federal Department of Justice will purchase the long-unused Thomson prison in northwestern Illinois, cutting a check and bypassing the objections of a veteran...
| Jun 24, 2012
There's a lot of crossfire about guns these days. The Obama administration is under siege over Fast and Furious, a federal sting operation that allowed firearms to go to Mexican drug traffickers and was linked to the slaying of a Border Patrol agent....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The brouhaha over Attorney General Eric Holder and the contempt of Congress charge brought by U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is providing new evidence that the lunatics are running the Republican asylum.
Mr. Issa, the California Republican who is chairman of the...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
A funny thing happened in Washington last week: Congress approved several significant pieces of legislation on bipartisan votes and hardly anybody seemed to notice — or care (which might just explain how so much work got done).
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:39 PM
I really don’t want to spend all my time on this blog pointing out the vulgar stupidity and ineptitude of the Republican Party, but it’s like shooting lay-ups or kicking twenty-yard field goals.
The latest iteration comes in the form of the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Re: “Schiff blasts House vote on gun issue,” June 24, Adam Schiff, from the comfort of his Washington office, released a condemning statement about a committee's contempt vote against Eric Holder. Terrific use of congressional pen and paper,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:55 AM
I write this column basically every two years.
The only difference is that this time, I had perhaps my silliest RedEye column ever (that’s saying something) slated for the issue where the cover memorialized the twelve peopled killed (not to mention...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Former WJZ reporter/anchor Adam May will have a prime-time role on Al Jazeera America, the channel announced Monday.
May, whose move to Al Jazeera was first reported here May 20, will be one of six correspondents on a national magazine show, "America...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
How low will President Barack Obama go, using children and parents of murdered children from Sandy Hook as props to give a speech about gun control ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17)?
Why has he protected the people that work for him from the...
| Jan 28, 2013
President Barack Obama's recent announcement of a broad gun violence agenda included an interesting nugget of news: He has given up on his nomination of Andrew Traver to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Traver, who...