Commentary

Opinion: A Democratic Case for Supporting Larry Hogan

Why should my fellow Democrats consider voting to reelect Gov. Larry Hogan? Let’s start with the headline: Maryland’s on the right track. Jobs are...
Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.

Frank DeFilippo: The Insidious Side Effects of Political Polls

Ben Jealous is a sitting duck for this gilded age and a trio of telltale polls. The economy is roaring, jobs are plentiful and...
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...