The Smithsonian’s plan, sited elsewhere, could be a true monument to our time.

  • Alexandra Graubert, Sylvia Ripley
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Voters of all stripes support the commonwealth’s colleges and universities.

  • John McLaughlin, Keith Frederick
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In his will, he freed some enslaved people — but they had to watch loved ones be sold.

  • David K. Ronka
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The state faces a choice that will shape its future for decades.

  • Benjamin Ross
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Revoking licenses for drug infractions does no good.

  • Aleks Kajstura
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Access to health care should never be an issue of affordability.

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Technology has brought new threats along with convenience.

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What happens when House and Senate Republicans want different things?

Somewhere, Terry McAuliffe is smiling.

It has shown itself to be decidedly against popular participation in our electoral process.

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In the state Senate, the GOP has run out of excuses for refusing to help its neediest constituents.

Amazon’s HQ2 decision lends yet more urgency to bills in Md. and Va. to adequately fund the transit system.

Responding to news that ineligible students received diplomas is important, but it’s not time to revert to micromanaging traditional and charter schools.

Ethics board members should give the public their reasons for not reappointing Traci Hughes, who says political pressure was behind her ouster.

The state must stop suspending driver’s licenses for failure to pay fines.

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I agree with Benjamin Ross, who wrote in his Feb. 18 Local Opinions essay, “Maryland needs more rail, not more toll lanes,” that Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s (R) “Lexus lanes” are pure folly and wro...

On Feb. 17, Aaron Penman, a Harford County Republican who is running for a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates, raffled off an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle and other guns at a fundraiser. I am an ind...

Gardens are never static, as horticultural philanthropist Enid A. Haupt knew so well. She also knew that a deal was a deal. That’s why her lawyers engaged in detailed correspondence with Smiths...

I read with amazement the Feb. 17 Metro article “Wrong turn cited in run-in with NSA,” about an incident in which National Security Agency police officers shot at a car traveling on a restricted-acc...

Regarding the Feb. 17 front-page article “D.C. deputy mayor steps down over favoritism”: D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson sent a message to parents apologizing for subverting the lottery sy...

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Sarah L. Kaufman’s review of the American Ballet Theatre’s performance of Alexei Ratmansky’s “Whipped Cream,” “The world’s hurting. ABT gives it sugar pills ” [Style, Feb. 3], surrounded three parag...

Regarding Peter Marks’s Feb. 4 Arts & Style essay, “How to make a scene”: No doubt every lover of stage performances and watching films on the big screen could easily double his list of bad theater...

It was insulting that the Feb. 7 front-page article “As whites find black roots, identity gets tangled” glossed over the systematic rape endured by generations of Africans enslaved in this coun...

The Feb. 7 Home Buyers Guide [Real Estate] was disturbing. Of the 33 character illustrations on the eight pages of this section, 32 represented white individuals. Only one illustration represented a...

How could such an elementary error as in the Feb. 3 letter “Hardly ‘scandalous’ ” escape the editorial eye?  The letter provided several examples of something and referred to the last example as “t...

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