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Maryland filibuster is an overblown power grab

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com A half dozen senators stood chatting at the back wall of the Senate chamber. Another half dozen talked, ate or checked their phones in the Senate lounge. A third of the seats on the Senate floor […]

Maryland filibuster is an overblown power grab

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By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com A half dozen senators stood chatting at the back wall of the Senate chamber. Another half dozen talked, ate or checked their phones in the Senate lounge. A third of the seats on the Senate floor […]

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William Swisher, Kurt L. Schmoke and the debacle at Days Inn

The death of William Swisher brings back the fond memory of the highlight of my year as president of the old Maryland Press Club. Swisher was seeking reelection as Baltimore

Hogan vs. Kamenetz, a preview of 2018?

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, right, and Superintent of Schools Dallas Dance at Sparks Elementary School from the county's Facebook page. By Barry RascovarFor MarylandReporter.comIn a bizarre twist, we might

Democrats should demand executive action

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton ignited a burst of acclaim among liberal supporters Thursday with a dramatic call for voter registration reform. “Every young man or young woman should be automatically

Senator Bernie Sanders to run for president

Bernie Sanders, America’s first and only socialist Senator, will launch his campaign for President on Thursday, running for the Democratic nomination, according to Vermont Public Radio. “Bernie Sanders is an

Hillary Clinton and the stupid voters

Elected leaders love to yak about all that is wrong with our education system. They refer to study after study showing our children falling further and further behind the

Corporations: the big government program capitalists love

Photo above: Occupy DC marching on K Street in Washington, D.C., blocking all traffic. (AM Remington-Flickr) The Obama administration announced Tuesday a new government initiative to steer the economy. Under

The Kochs don’t understand the First Amendment

So it’s pretty clear at this point that approximately 100% of climate change denial is being funded by rich activists, right? That’s sure what it seems like – especially

Obama should halt prosecutions of black Americans

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach ignited a firestorm of controversy Sunday when he entertained the possibility that President Barack Obama will order courts to halt the prosecution of

Gridlock: All or nothing politics

How much more of this nonsense are we willing to put up with? No, I am not talking about the lies, misspeaks, or misrememberings that fill our news coverage.

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