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Liberty and Justice for all in Maryland

Linda Davidson THE WASHINGTON POST Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley poses with Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and House Speaker Mike Busch … Continued

Our collective (short-term) memory

David Goldman, Eric Goldman AP FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2012, file photo combo, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney … Continued

Are GOP candidates playing the race card?

David Goldman AP Kenneth Dansby, center, of Greenville, S.C., confronts Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, right, at … Continued

On birth control, are the bishops focused on the wrong moral actor?

Suppose you called a crusade and next to no one showed up? That happened in 1198, and it is likely … Continued

Inspiration and pragmatism meet to build democracy

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Time for a new story

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Incendiary political speech is aggressively selfish

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Obama stuck between rock solid convictions and hard politics

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

We need ‘civil’ discourse

By Rabbi Steve Gutow, president of The Jewish Council for Public Affairs With the midterm elections behind us, America is … Continued

My faith values Jon Stewart’s sanity

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued