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  • Accord reached on county school board bill

    Accord reached on county school board bill
    Parents who have fought for years to get an elected school board in Baltimore County have won key support for a compromise measure that is given a good chance of passage in the General Assembly. The county's House and Senate delegations voted...
  • Ukraine loans stalled in Congress for reasons unrelated to aid

    Ukraine loans stalled in Congress for reasons unrelated to aid
    WASHINGTON - Even areas of agreement in Congress get snarled in political gamesmanship. That's what's happening to a $1-billion Ukraine loan package that has widespread support, but is stalled by a partisan fight over other issues, including the...
  • Stephen Goldstein: Governor doesn't dare tell public the truth

    Recently, Florida Gov. Rick Scott delivered his fourth "State of the State Address," titled "Destination Opportunity." It should be called "State of Delusion." For the rosy picture he painted of the debacle of his years in office, he would have flunked a...
  • Obama orders deportation review, seeks more humane enforcement

    Obama orders deportation review, seeks more humane enforcement
    WASHINGTON - President Obama is directing top immigration officials to review U.S. deportation practices to see whether they can be carried out "more humanely" while still enforcing the laws on the books. In an evening meeting with Latino lawmakers,...
  • Rauner is GOP's moderate hope

    Rauner is GOP's moderate hope
    Illinois Republicans often have trouble gaining statewide office because of an old problem: Candidates who are conservative enough to win GOP primaries are too conservative to win general elections, and candidates moderate enough to win general...
  • Court strikes political donor caps

    Court strikes political donor caps
    A divided Supreme Court has struck down aggregate limits on how much money wealthy donors may spend on elections, a decision that could pour vast sums of new cash into the nation's increasingly expensive system of campaign finance. The 5-4 ruling...
  • Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown

    Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown
    Democrat Douglas F. Gansler sharpened his public attacks against rival Anthony G. Brown, charging Wednesday that his chief political opponent "did absolutely nothing" during his tenure as lieutenant governor and failed at the two main tasks he was given....
  • Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators

    Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators
    The popular ride-share company Uber began urging Baltimore users this month to help "save" it, declaring that "Uber's future in Maryland is in jeopardy." Uber launched the public relations campaign as state regulators waded into the same dispute that...
  • Obamacare isn't dying so what now for Republicans?

    Imagine that someone had told you a year ago what Obamacare would look like in April 2014. Let's say he predicted that the number of people with health insurance would rise, but by much less than the Congressional Budget Office was projecting. Much of...
  • Jeb 2016: What kind of Bush would he be?

    Jeb 2016: What kind of Bush would he be?
    Jeb Bush is one of the best options available to the Republican Party in 2016. That's the good news. It's also the bad news. Bush is a serious politician with a reasonably good record of governing. He's brave enough to challenge the hard right on...
  • After 48 years in public service, it's 'Sine Die' for James Robey

    After 48 years in public service, it's 'Sine Die' for James Robey
    State Sen. James N. Robey says there was no grand ambition, no plan to ascend to where he now sits as majority leader of the Maryland Senate, or to have made the unusual leaps from Howard County police chief to county executive to legislator. Things...