Editorial: Congress's new symbolic budget

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed the first joint congressional budget plan in six years. However, this is largely a result of Republican dominance in the last election cycle: the 51-48 vote on the budget came down almost entirely on party lines.

Dugan: The bill of rights for police

One aspect of law enforcement, specifically Maryland law enforcement, is a certain legal document that grants special rights to police officers in case of investigation or legal action against them. It also exists in Iowa.

Korobov: Ben Carson, an outsider's voice

The retired and highly acclaimed neurosurgeon certainly does not come from the political world, having never held any kind of office. This status as a political foreigner may make Carson a much-needed addition to a governing body that has become stale and ineffective.

Prall: Ben Carson, a delusional bigot

Look out! An increasingly complex web of things may turn you gay!  At least, that's what many on the right contend - including presidential hopeful Ben Carson.

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