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Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

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  • The rise and fall--and rise?--of Baltimore's community schools movement

    If a child has to squint to see the blackboard, she may have trouble learning the multiplication tables. If she is often absent to stay home and babysit her brother, her understanding of history will be patchy. If her mother is a drug addict,...
  • Willie Featherstone is a sexual predator, but he keeps getting out of prison. A former law clerk and corrections employee wonders why

    On July 1, a criminal plea was taken in Baltimore City Circuit Court, Room 636, Courthouse East. It was a case common enough to rate no media attention whatsoever. A substitute prosecutor called the case at 2:09 p.m. She stood at the trial table with...
  • Wired

    Wired
    Anthony B. Leonard’s Downtown Southern Blues restaurant on North Howard Street’s Antique Row¬†had a meteoric run starting in 2002, drawing a clientele of local notables, including many in politics. But today, the Howard Street location is...
  • Unforced errors or tactical mistakes?

    Unforced errors or tactical mistakes?
    Political pundits like to label gratuitous political gaffes as "unforced errors" — mistakes that come out of right field without warning or reason. These events are given extra analysis because they are unexpected and uncalled for —...
  • Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies

    Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies
    Buddy Roogow, the longtime Maryland Lottery director who left to run the D.C. Lottery in 2009, was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Saturday after suffering an aneurysm, the Washington agency announced. He was 65. Mr. Roogow's sudden illness...
  • Hogan's choice

    Hogan's choice
    In the grand scheme of last-minute collapses in Maryland budget negotiations, the one Monday night wasn't so terrible — the 2012 debacle that led to two special legislative sessions and a gambling expansion referendum was much worse. Nonetheless,...
  • Van Hollen hires former O'Malley operatives

    Van Hollen hires former O'Malley operatives
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Senate has hired two veteran political operatives that previously worked for former Gov. Martin O'Malley -- both of whom have deep statewide campaign experience. Tom Russell, who served as campaign manager for O'...
  • Kennedy Townsend considers Senate seat

    Kennedy Townsend considers Senate seat
    WASHINGTON -- Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former lieutenant governor of Maryland, said Wednesday that she will consider running for the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski -- adding her name to a long list of Democrats in the state who are...
  • Rawlings-Blake says she wants Baltimore candidate in Senate race

    Rawlings-Blake says she wants Baltimore candidate in Senate race
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made clear Wednesday she thinks it’s imperative a candidate from Baltimore run for Senate. What she didn’t confirm was whether she wants to be that person. “I hope I’ve been clear about how much...
  • 'Headed in the right direction'

    'Headed in the right direction'
    When you elect as governor someone who has spent his life in real estate, you expect he knows how to make a deal. Gov. Larry Hogan's response to the House Appropriations Committee's significant re-writing of his budget proposal suggests that may prove...
  • Former Ehrlich attorney considers Senate run

    Former Ehrlich attorney considers Senate run
    An attorney and former legal aide to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. told supporters in an email Wednesday he is considering a run for Senate in Maryland -- adding his name to a relatively short list of Republicans who are considering the contest....
  • Mikulski's retirement creates rare opening in Md.

    Mikulski's retirement creates rare opening in Md.
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's startling announcement Monday that she will not seek re-election in 2016 after more than four decades in elected office set off a political free-for-all as Maryland's most powerful politicians began to position themselves for...