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Democratic National Convention (2008)

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  • Lawyer in election lawsuit is veteran of political game

    Lawyer in election lawsuit is veteran of political game
    The lawyer who filed suit last week to prevent Democrat Anthony G. Brown's running mate from accepting campaign donations during the legislative session is no stranger to the world of political fundraising. Daniel M. Clements, an attorney with a...
  • State spends millions for state troopers to protect and drive officials

    State spends millions for state troopers to protect and drive officials
    Animosity between Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and the head of the Maryland State Police executive protection unit goes all the way back to the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. Gansler was there without a protective detail, and,...
  • In new book, Clinton predicted furor over Taliban prisoner deal

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton acknowledged in her new book that negotiations with the Taliban were bound to be hotly controversial with Americans, but wrote that bringing home captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had to be a top priority....
  • Clinton disavows 2002 Iraq vote

    Clinton disavows 2002 Iraq vote
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, using her strongest language yet to disavow her 2002 Senate vote authorizing military action in Iraq, writes in her forthcoming memoir that "I still got it wrong," CBS News reported late Thursday. The former secretary of state...
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  • Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton

    Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton
    For Robert Indiana, the former sign painter most widely known for the enduring piece of Vietnam War-era pop art “LOVE” and the Obama-campaign visual “HOPE,” the operative word is “NOW.” Indiana, who will celebrate his...
  • Obama's big lie

    Obama's big lie
    "All we've been hearing the last three years is if you like your policy you can keep it.... I'm infuriated because I was lied to," one woman told this newspaper, as part of a story on how some middle-class Californians have been stunned to learn the...
  • Letters: How insurance works

    Re "Obama and his big lie," Opinion, Oct. 29 To suggest that the elderly are being forced to pay for maternity care suggests that Jonah Goldberg doesn't understand the concept of insurance. The concept is that a large pool of people contributes to a...
  • Homeland Security faulted for BioWatch biological defense system

    Homeland Security faulted for BioWatch biological defense system
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has rushed to acquire a new, multibillion-dollar version of the BioWatch system for detecting biological attacks without establishing whether it was needed or would work, according to a new...
  • BioWatch technology couldn't detect lethal germs, tests found

    WASHINGTON — For two years, the nationwide BioWatch system, intended to protect Americans against a biological attack, operated with defective components that left it unable to detect lethal germs, according to scientists with direct knowledge of...
  • BioWatch documents demanded

    WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Department and other federal officials responsible for BioWatch, the nationwide system for detecting deadly biological attacks, have withheld key documents sought by a congressional committee, according to the panel's...
  • BioWatch stands at a crossroads

    WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists. They...