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  • Wait, you mean I gotta live in my district? No way!

    So this is sort of fascinating. This week The Dagger, the sharp-edged Harford County website, noticed that the state senate campaign of a former state senator named Art Helton had been stopped in its tracks. The reason: Helton does not live in the...
  • You can complain about black voters voting on the basis of race, but it's gone on the other way around since the end of Jim Crow, and the pendulum always swings back.

    It's shaping up to be one of those "hold your nose" primary elections this summer, at least when it comes to the Maryland Democratic primary in June. "Hold your nose" elections are when you hold your nose when going in the booth to cast your ballot and...
  • Maryland Senate committee approves transgender-equality bill

    With eight Maryland state senators voting "yea," the Fairness for All Marylanders Act, which seeks to include transgender people in the state's anti-discrimination laws, emerged with a favorable report from the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings...
  • Q&A: Local Composer David Smooke on the League of the Unsound Sound, March 20 at the Windup Space

    [caption id="attachment_3338" align="alignleft" width="269" caption="From davidsmooke.com"][/caption] On Sunday night the latest experimental music endeavor with firm Baltimore roots makes it local debut. Co-organized and -founded by local composer and...
  • SXSW: The Case Against 8

    One of the best films at last year's South by Southwest Conference was Good Ol' Freda, the story of the Beatles' secretary Freda Kelly. Ryan White directed that film, at the behest of his aunt, the movie's Catonsville producer Kathy McCabe, during a...
  • Iraq, Afghanistan, El Salvador

    What has struck me most throughout the Presidential campaign is how narrowly stupid both teams are on international diplomacy and military issues. There was a perfect illustrative moment in the vice presidential debate when Edwards commented on the...
  • Electronic Voting, The Basics

    Among the election fallout stories, a few of us in the newsroom have been speculating about the pratfalls of electronic voting, or "direct recording electronic" (DRE) voting machines. Irregularities about the national election have been trickling though...
  • On Bush, inaugural 2

    dispatch from Er Uh Cliffie ... W-Post published its "The Red Sea" Sunday in a magazine story by David Von Drehle. In it, the author drove through the center of the country, interviewing random Americans to get an impression of Bush's America, the...
  • Dream Matchup

    When it comes to next year's fight for U.S. Sen. Paul Sarbanes' seat, political junkies are rooting for Mfume vs. Steele. According to this Sunday Sun story, Lt. Gov. Michael Steele said on Saturday morning, on WBAL Radio, that he's seriously...
  • Battle Royale

    The battle between General Assembly Democrats and Ehrlich administration Republicans suddenly become more interesting and/or tedious yesterday, depending on your ability to stomach grandstanding, blame-casting, and general politicking. While Senate D's...
  • News Hole

    Breaking News: Maryland's U.S. Attorney calls off federal investigation into City Council ethics lapses. Sounds like the right call here. Former U.S. Attorney Thomas DiBiagio and his fishing trips had been completely discredited as purely political...
  • Capitol Steps

    Cellular Division: It's a long way till next year's gubernatorial Democratic primary election, but Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan, realizing he's far behind in the polls, isn't letting that stop him from taking potshots at his main Democratic...