| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Kudos to Mike Tidwell for his clear commentary explaining why we need a revenue-neutral carbon tax to reduce emissions and slow climate change ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). I'm convinced, but how are the American people going to convince Congress...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:57 PM
This one was ugly, an 80-69 beatdown at the hands of Virginia that made that patch of gray in Mark Turgeon's hair practically double in size. A few more losses like this and he'll need the Just for Men even more than I do.
The big question for...
| Feb 3, 2013
When our U.S. congressfolks postponed the federal debt ceiling showdown for three months, the political commentators told us they had once again "kicked the can down the road."
As a concerned American, naturally I was, um, concerned. What was this can...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Like yours, my mind is still swirling.
It doesn't exactly hurt like a hangover, and it's not racing like Jacoby Jones' record-setting kickoff return. It's simply still comprehending, ever so slowly, that our city's football team was crowned world...
| Jan 22, 2013
It was a difficult journey to the National Mall.
The students from Elmhurst College traveled all night by bus, stopping just once for breakfast before pulling into Washington on Monday morning. With the streets blocked off around the Capitol, they...
| Jan 22, 2013
— Monday was a momentous day for President Barack Obama — and not a bad one as well for the president's friend, longtime ally and fellow Illinois Democrat, Sen. Dick Durbin.
The Senate's No. 2 leader joined Obama at an early morning church...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Maryland Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen will join with gun control campaigners and religious leaders in a rally against gun violence on the National Mall Saturday.
The advocates plan to march in silence at 11 a.m. from the Capitol to the Washington...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:07 PM
He's across the Atlantic from his native Ireland, but Ken Keady was wearing the green Sunday as he bobbed his 3-year-old daughter on his shoulders to see Baltimore's St. Patrick Parade.
"It's a great occasion, a lot of color, a lot of flags and lot of...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- In Vietnam in 1968, two separate mine explosions left Chuck Hagel with shrapnel in his chest and burns on his face and arms.
This is not a man who is going to shrink from a fight with the chicken hawks of the Senate.
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Can Denver Mayor Michael Hancock bust a move?
After tomorrow night, he might be forced to.
In a bet with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Hancock promised to perform star Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' famous pre-game dance in the event of...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Ray Lewis will play through an injury, but Denver Mayor Michael Hancock isn't about to dance through one.
After losing a bet to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake over the outcome of the Ravens-Broncos playoff game, Hancock was supposed to perform...