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Hogan taking heat for Taney statue removal

Larry Hogan's decision to remove a controversial Confederate-era statue from the State House grounds has prompted a backlash within some facets of his Republican base.

After candid meeting, Flacco and the Ravens offense roll

Two days earlier, quarterback Joe Flacco had lamented the Ravens getting conservative in a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Those words stung offensive coordinator Marty...

5 things we learned (and one thing we didn't) from the Ravens' second preseason game

Some have suggested the Ravens are keeping their passing game conservative until the regular season, but these guys need to get some work as a...

Thomas A. 'Tom' Marr, longtime Baltimore broadcasting personality

Thomas A. "Tom" Marr, a longtime WCBM-AM radio talk show host known for his conservative stance and recalled for his days as an Orioles play-by-play...

Health officials try accommodating rather than punishing heroin addicts

Paramedics often revive the same people repeatedly, according to Mark Fletcher, deputy director of the city's Emergency Medical Services. They will hand out a card...

Trump and Clinton are not your only options

Are Libertarians liberals or conservatives? The answer is both — and neither. Libertarians believe in small government. That means that they are liberal on social...

Baltimore City Council set for major turnover

Council members Mary Pat Clarke, Sharon Green Middleton, Edward Reisinger and Brandon M. Scott were expected to coast to easy victories. And for the first...

Maryland lawmakers were never close to tax-cut deal, negotiators say

The debate came so late in the 90-day session that the chasm between the more liberal House of Delegates and more conservative Senate could not...

Proposed tax cut for wealthy Marylanders in dispute

(blog) (blog)“The thing I'm most pleased with is that we're actually having an argument about which taxes to cut,” Republican Gov. Larry Hogan said...

Maryland General Assembly overrides Hogan's veto of transportation bill

Larry Hogan's vetoes, allowing bills on transportation projects and Anne Arundel's school board to become law. The House of ... Senate President Thomas V. Mike...

Garrison Forest girls lacrosse upends Mount de Sales for first league win in nearly two years

Five seconds after Scott-Lynch corralled Marina Lazarides' draw she scored after racing straight to goal. Brocato kept the momentum on Garrsion's side when she made...

Criminal justice reform bill passes Maryland Senate, moves to House

"Ninety percent of this bill is great," said Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, a Prince George's County Democrat. Sen. Jim Brochin, a Baltimore County...

A big-money, two-party race for City Council heats up in Southeast Baltimore

The race will also test just how conservative Southeast Baltimore has become. In the 2014 gubernatorial race, 1st District voters chose Republican Larry ... Joe...

Conservative group to challenge Van Hollen on campaign finance

(blog) (blog)Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid enthusiastically endorsed Van Hollen Friday, March 6 for the U.S. Senate, an early attempt by a key Democrat...

Released felons gain right to vote in Maryland after veto override

... legislature on Tuesday narrowly overturned Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill to extend voting rights to felons before they complete probation and parole.

Much turnover likely in Baltimore City Council elections

"Conservatism is focused on an individual's freedoms, common-sense approaches to policy and a strong value system: hard work, education, supporting law enforcement, fiscal responsibility and...

Much turnover likely in Baltimore City Council elections

Three members — Robert W. Curran, Warren Branch and Helen L. Holton — missed 50 percent or more. "The collective energy ... "Conservatism is focused...

Ann Miller's voice deserves to be heard

A Sun reader who recently bashed Gov. Larry Hogan's appointment of Ann Miller to the Baltimore County school board in a letter to the editor...

Baltimore County school board appointee draws fire for conservative stances

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, the county teachers' union and an immigrant rights group are asking Gov. Larry Hogan to reconsider appointing Ann Miller to...

Joy D. Gaudreau, a homemaker and writer, has died

In 1946, she married Mr. Gaudreau, by then a civil engineer who had joined the architectural firm of his father, Lucien E. D. Gaudreau, as...

Szeliga, House GOP whip in Annapolis, announces for U.S. Senate

Szeliga, 54, gives the GOP its most prominent contender so far for the seat Mikulski has held for three decades. Also seeking the GOP nod...

Ravens have a lot of problems, but secondary is biggest

"Early on in the game, I mean, really the whole game, these guys played us in a two-high shell and played pretty conservative defense, and...

Republican lawmaker mounting campaign for Senate

Andy Harris of Baltimore County, for whom she once worked, and Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh — insist there is a path to victory...

Marc Trestman needs to be more aggressive

Because of injuries, the Raiders are expected to start two new safeties this week in Taylor Mays and Larry Asante. But to run deeper routes,...

Decision on where to hold Freddie Gray trials to define case, stir emotions

Larry Hogan called in the National Guard and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake instituted a weeklong curfew across the city. lRelated ... Officers Edward M. Nero and...

16-year-old killed as city shootings continue

Airene Miller, mother of shooting victim Terron Singleton, with son Damion Williams, 10, left, and nephew DeAndre Harrison, 2. Family members grieve on a Spaulding...

With board appointments, Hogan can shape education policy early in his term

Larry Hogan is making a slew of new appointments to state and local school boards this year, giving him the opportunity to steer the state's...

Mayor's feud with Hogan flares over city liquor stores

"We applaud the governor for supporting youth summer jobs, but we encourage him to remember that these young people will also need jobs when they...

Reisterstown synagogue congregants walk Torah to new location

Jeff Dannis, member of Temple Emanuel, carries the Reisterstown synagogue's Torah down Owings Mills Boulevard Saturday to the congregation's new location. Temple Emanuel had sold...

Celebrating a same-sex marriage win in Ireland

Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage after the world's first national vote on the issue. The official results announced...

Ravens will stick to tried, true philosophy

Mike Preston. mike.preston​@baltimoresun.com ... If you look at some of the team's former first-round picks since the Boller fiasco like Haloti Ngata, Ben Grubbs, Joe...

As shortened hours affect bars, spokesman says mayor is open to ending curfew ...

(blog) (blog)Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is open to ending the seven-day curfew early if calm and order have been restored, spokesman Kevin Harris said on...

Send a message to D.C. on Election Day

The I.R.S.: Political pressure applied to "slow-walk" administrative approvals of conservative non-profits during the president's re-election campaign. A formal investigation begins, after which the unit...

Residents of Highfield House mark its 50th year

Mies designed a decidedly non-Colonial structure for conservative North Baltimore. Residents of neighboring Guilford reacted against his first design, which one called "some kind of...

Marylanders welcome gas prices below $3 a gallon

The Smith School's Olson said every penny shaved from the national average gas price also matters to the economy overall, with some estimates showing a...

Devolving a United Kingdom [Commentary]

David Cameron, Prime Minister, made it clear that England would fight to preserve the United Kingdom, promising to devolve more political powers to the Scottish...

Respect the power of the pardon [Commentary]

Fast forward to the present when a fair percentage of my time is devoted to the cause of criminal justice reform and the reemergence of...

The power of the under-used pardon

Fast forward to the present when a fair percentage of my time is devoted to the cause of criminal justice reform and the reemergence of...

The legacy of U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder

He allowed the IRS to target conservative groups and ignore congressional subpoenas, then stood by when the agency "lost" emails by Lois Lerner and others...

The legacy of U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder

OpEdNews Eric H. Holder has indeed left behind an impressive legacy ("The Holder legacy Sept. 28). As the nation's top law-enforcement officer he has refused to...

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

... individuals, 19 businesses and institutions and four PACS: $500 from LAB PAC, $250 from the Vectren Employees Federal PAC, $250 from the Restaurant Association...

The worst job in the world [Commentary]

Ed Meese: This charter member of Ronald Reagan's inner circle served with distinction in the Reagan gubernatorial administration, Reagan transition team and Reagan administration, ultimately...

For one game and at least one series, Ravens' offensive line looks like a dream

The Ravens were constantly overpowered up the middle, and quarterback Joe Flacco was sacked 48 times, as the team finished 8-8 and failed to make...

For one game and at least one series, Ravens' offensive line looks like a dream

The Ravens were constantly overpowered up the middle, and quarterback Joe Flacco was sacked 48 times, as the team finished 8-8 and failed to make...

Hogan, GOP concerned about Arundel candidate's ties to secessionist group

CBS Local Anthony Brown's gubernatorial campaign, Hogan denounced Michael Anthony Peroutka, the Republican nominee for a council district that includes Severna Park, Broadneck and Arnold. "Larry...

Brown, Hogan take note of secessionist running for Arundel council

The Brown campaign issued a statement Thursday night: "It's surprising that Maryland Republicans would nominate a candidate who's a member of a hate group with...

Two incumbents ousted in Carroll commissioners race

But conservative incumbent Richard Rothschild — who lacked the union's support — was the leading voting-getter among all commissioner candidates with nearly all the precincts...

Two incumbents ousted in Carroll commissioners race

But conservative incumbent Richard Rothschild — who lacked the union's support — was the leading voting-getter among all commissioner candidates with nearly all the precincts...