| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:19 AM
After inquiries from The Baltimore Sun, Towson University has changed its policies for undocumented immigrants seeking to pay in-state tuition under two programs. And that's good news for Cindy Kolade.
The 21-year-old, who came to Baltimore from Ivory...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Six years ago we struggled with an endorsement for a U.S. Senate seat.
We recalled the last time an Illinoisan rose to the top of the Senate: Minority Leader Everett McKinley Dirksen, a Republican, was known for his civility and his willingness to set...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Even Sen. John McCain has surrendered. A steadfast supporter of immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, the Arizona Republican has essentially acknowledged that his party's anti-immigration forces have demolished any hope of soon legalizing...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Zitlalli Roman has a job, an internship and an eye on getting a master's degree—maybe even a Ph.D. What she doesn't have is a Social Security number.
Roman, a 24-year-old Northeastern Illinois University student, immigrated to the Chicago area...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Republican Corey Stottlemyer concedes that state Sen. Ron Young was once a visionary leader who, as mayor of Frederick, helped a sleepy city become a thriving hub of business and culture.
But that's all in the past, Stottlemyer says.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
When the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas heated up this summer, Mark Pryor found himself under attack from his opponent with a nasty — and inaccurate — ad claiming that the Democrat had supported giving Social Security benefits to people who...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Nestor Ruiz paced the parking lot of the Humane Society, waiting to march next door to the Broward Transitional Facility, where hundreds who entered the country illegally await deportation.
The chain around one of his ankles rattled against the asphalt....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
No to Obama's ISIS plan
Bomb, and build a mercenary army, to punish ISIS. That is our president's proposal for dealing with the new brutality of Middle Eastern sectarianism.
What are the easily predictable results? Collateral damage, innocent deaths,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Ready for a "Ready for Martin" movement?
This isn't quite that, but a California congressman has taken on a leadership role with the budding political organization of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a potential challenger to former Secretary of State...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky are the first would-be contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination to go mano-a-mano.
The fight is sharply drawn. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Perry warned of a growing...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:19 AM
I was on my way to a meeting on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley years ago when a man hawking the socialist Workers Vanguard newspaper stopped me. The headline screamed, "Open Admissions!" In other words, the prestigious University...