Commentary

Harris

Harris: A Byproduct of Redistricting Gone Amok

President Trump and Rep. Andy Harris are perfect partners. They both claim Maryland’s Eastern Shore as a comfortable habitat – Trump, who carried all...
Trump

Frank DeFilippo: Apologies for Column That Missed Its Target

Columnists and editorial writers are the folks who come over the hill and shoot the dead after the battle.Occasionally they miss their target.Often, they...

Opinion: Why I Support Single-Member Districts

At a recent Board of Public Works meeting, Comptroller Peter Franchot endorsed the idea of single-member districts for the House of Delegates and computer-generated...

Josh Kurtz: The Hidden Campaign for Senate President

One of the most important campaigns underway in Maryland right now is almost invisible. It's the barely formed race to replace Senate President Thomas...

Opinion: Maryland Deaf Athletes Need Equality

“Equal pay! Equal pay!” was chanted by the fans in the USA and Netherlands seat sections at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. The...

Frank DeFilippo: Can’t a Guy Change His Mind?

A fella can get attached to being mayor. That’s especially so for a guy who wasn’t looking for a promotion. The resume upgrade comes...

Josh Kurtz: The Nancy Kopp Perplex

Twenty-eight days out of every month, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better state treasurer than Nancy K. Kopp.She’s smart, studious and conscientious, and...

Opinion: An Independent Redistricting Commission Is the Way Forward in Maryland

People are supposed to choose politicians, not the other way around. However, that certainly isn’t the case for the residents of Western Maryland.Republican representative...
Bernie Sanders

Frank DeFilippo: Our Love-Hate Relationship With Socialism

President Trump, testing 2020 campaign themes, likes to taunt Democrats as the “Socialist party” and hopes to make it stick.Newt Gingrich, the nutty professor,...

Opinion: We’re Seeking a Progressive to Take on Costello in Baltimore

Eric Costello is undoubtedly one of the most conservative Democrats on the Baltimore City Council. His policy positions and rhetoric impede the progress we...