Commentary

Marc Elrich

Opinion: An Open Letter to Montgomery County Democrats

An Open Letter to Montgomery County Democrats: U.S. politics are awash in big money to the point where regular people’s voices are drowned out by dollars from...
Hancock Mayor Ralph Salvagno

Opinion: A Member of Team Hogan — and Team Maryland

I am responding to Peta N. Richkus’ opinion piece Oct. 9, “In Search of Team Hogan.” In her piece, Ms. Richkus’ attempts to malign...

Josh Kurtz: An Election Cycle Like No Other

What the hell is going on in Maryland?For that matter, what the hell is going on in this country?Suddenly there is Republican exuberance...
West

Opinion: Del. West Responds to Recent Op-Ed on ‘Team Hogan’

What is Team Hogan?That’s the question which Peta Richkus poses in her submission to Maryland Matters that was published on Wednesday. In Ms. Richkus’s...

Opinion: In Search of Team Hogan

What is Team Hogan? There seems to be a Team Hogan for every district. Red signs with tight shots of candidates with the governor are...

Opinion: A Missing Voice in Maryland’s ‘Stealth’ Senate Debate

Sinclair Broadcasting just hosted the first candidate debate in the “stealth” Maryland Senate campaign. The fact that it was scheduled on a Sunday afternoon...
Flip

Frank A. DeFilippo: When the Bosses Made Things Work

Call it what you will, a hankering for the bad old days or just plan nostalgia, but if the old political bosses were still...

Josh Kurtz: Not Just Another Day

Since the Democratic primary, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s campaign has trotted out the names of dozens of Democrats who have decided to cross...

Opinion: Democratic Leaders Must Show Up for Ben Jealous

In a few short weeks, Maryland has the opportunity to elect a new governor. Ben Jealous, the Democratic nominee, is the best choice Marylanders...

Opinion: System for Transferring Credit Between Community Colleges, Universities Falls Short

It’s that time of year again: the elections and school reforms dominate the news today. Community college has been a major highlight in Maryland...