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Opinion: Preserving the Integrity of Md.’s Reproductive Health Care System

The Trump administration is coordinating a devastating political assault on reproductive health care intended to limit access to birth control, target vulnerable communities, defund...

Frank DeFilippo: Living With the Surveillance-Industrial Complex

The spy plane over Baltimore has assumed the properties of God. It is everywhere. It can see everything.So if God sees every sparrow, as...

Opinion: Cummings Called ACA ‘the Most Important Vote in my Career’

Congressman Elijah Cummings’ untimely departure from the community, state and national stage has left all those who knew him, or knew of him, with...
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Josh Kurtz: What’s Next for Senate Democrats?

This much is certain: Anyone who says they know what’s going to go down when the Senate Democratic Caucus meets next Thursday is lying...

Don Mohler: Ellen Got it Right

We should be able to sit at a baseball game and enjoy a beer and a brat with a friend, even if that friend’s...
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Frank DeFilippo: State House Spending Spree?

Only a state as wealthy as Maryland can afford a General Assembly as generous as its members. The unanswered question is – to what...

Frank DeFilippo: Baltimorese Is Deader Than a Pterodactyl

Merriam-Webster recently announced the addition of 533 new words to its expansive dictionary along with 4,000 other changes in language usage and meaning –...

Theresa Dudley and Diamonté Brown: Underfunding Our Schools Is Undermining Our Future

National news reports recently exposed that Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has launched a fundraising campaign aimed at derailing a proposal that would dedicate millions...

Josh Kurtz: Possible Open Race for Comptroller Sets Hearts Fluttering

When state Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) announced in 2013 that he wouldn’t be a candidate for governor the following year, it seemed like...

Opinion: Applying for U.S. Citizenship Should be Free

It shouldn’t cost a cent for an immigrant to apply for United States citizenship. Here’s why:After residing in the United States with their green...