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The ugly truth about the preservation of democracy

Philosophical Beginnings Democracy is a Greek word that means “rule of the people.” The Greeks and Romans believed that citizens should elect their officials and be involved in their governance. Aristotle believed that an ordered and civilized society is achieved […]

The ugly truth about the preservation of democracy

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Philosophical Beginnings Democracy is a Greek word that means “rule of the people.” The Greeks and Romans believed that citizens should elect their officials and be involved in their governance. Aristotle believed that an ordered and civilized society is achieved […]

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The Joe Tydings we all thought we knew — but didn’t very well

By Blaine Taylor For MarylandReporter.com If you read but one political autobiography in the next 10 years, make it this one, for sure! And don’t rush your reading, but instead take your

Incumbent delegates called vulnerable with three open seats in MoCo legislative District 18

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks to the House of Delegates on opening day Wednesday. Governor's Office photo. By Glynis Kazanjian For Maryland Reporter Women are beginning to emerge as top-tier candidates in Montgomery’s

Is Maryland a mirror of Georgia and Wisconsin

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Taken together, developments in Georgia (a special election) and Wisconsin (redistricting lawsuit) have been read by some Maryland Republicans as positive indicators that things finally are

Hassan Giordano jumps in race for Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Baltimore City

Hassan Giordano with Lt. Gov. Hon. Boyd Rutherford (r) and supporter in the middle. Hassan Giordano announced his candidacy Monday for the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court

Oscars: Sit down and shut up!

When I was in eighth grade, my soccer coaches selected me as the team's Most Valuable Player. The award, and a few other team awards, were handed out at

Prince George’s politics as usual at the hospital

By Michael Collins For MarylandReporter.com A couple of amazing things happened last week. First, several members of the House of Delegates from Prince George’s County sent letters to their constituents imploring them

Hogan plans to overhaul billions in Maryland contracts

MarylandReporter.com The Hogan administration has unveiled a major overhaul of how billions in state contracts are bid and awarded, along with a revamping of hundreds of regulations designed to making

Democrat incumbents face challengers in Columbia forum

Vaughn, Cummings, and Hoenig in Columbia. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The three incumbent Democratic congressmen who represent Howard County showed up at a forum Saturday to face their opponents. Missing was one

Clintons and Nero share similar stories

At first, the Roman Emperor Nero was very much like Bill Clinton: They were both mass entertainers: They both loved to perform in front of audiences. They were both charismatic

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