To create jobs, a modern economy requires modern investments.
There are people in whole parts of our cities who are being totally left behind and disregarded. They are unheard. They are told they are unneeded by this economy. And that extreme poverty breeds conditions for extreme violence.
Gilles Duceppe avoids making campaign promises altogether so he can emphasize that his Bloc Quebecois has only one objective: to prevent Harper from forming a majority government.
We have concentrated wealth and capital to such a degree that the vast majority of us don't have the discretionary dollars to make our economy go and grow.
Job creation is a choice. Investing in cleaner, greener technologies that allow us to strike a more sustainable balance with the other living systems of this earth - this, too, is a choice.
The attitude in Baltimore in 1999 was almost one of resignation, that our problems were bigger than our capacity to handle them.
There are some rights that are so fundamental to our society that you'd think the public debate would be closed on them. The right of every American citizen to vote - regardless of age, race, or income level - is one of them.
Civil rights was not an impossible dream. Thousands of brave African Americans stepped forward to make it happen.
Putting aside competitive interests for a new kind of collaboration, Maryland pioneered a real-time encounter notification service to alert primary care doctors when their patients are hospitalized.
You can't strengthen the ranks of your middle class, you can't strengthen and grow the ranks of your businesses and family-owned businesses, unless you are fiscally responsible.
Climate change is transforming the world in profound ways that continue to evolve.
Together with President Obama, we are moving America forward, not back.
If there is a thread that unites all of our work, whether it's in Iowa or whether it's in Maryland or whether it's among our young men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan, I believe that it's the thread of human dignity.
But we should not lose sight of how far we are coming and what a big hole we were left by George W. Bush.
In Maryland, we consider ourselves pro-growth Americans.
I am not surprised that this is a longer bit of work than many of us would have hoped. It is not where any of us would have hoped it is. And I think we need to give credit to the Republicans in Congress who have done everything they can to defeat every jobs bill and slow down the economy.
I have 15 years of executive experience as a big-city mayor and as a governor.
Romney economics would spell disaster for America's middle class. In this economy there are shipbuilders and ship wreckers.
I go to the gym pretty regularly.
There are more repercussions for a person being a chronic speeding violator in our country, than there is for a big bank being a chronic violator of S.E.C. rules!
None of us wants to pay more at the pump.