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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Justice for the victims

    Justice for the victims
    Sixteen people were shot in Baltimore City over the Labor Day weekend, six of them fatally, including a young mother killed Sunday evening by a stray bullet as she tidied up after a holiday gathering of family and friends. All the victims of the weekend's...
  • Howard County Democrat balances faith, politics

    Anwer Hasan got involved in politics after the 2001 terrorist attacks, a time of tension for many Muslim Americans. "The rhetoric that was coming out against Muslims at that time, that was the reason for us to get organized and start working to tell...
  • Maryland black voters angry, but still back Obama

    Maryland's black communities overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama's historic rise to the presidency four years ago, but this time around, his support for same-sex marriage and the nation's continuing high unemployment are tempering African-American...
  • Harford gearing up for Democratic National Convention

    Harford gearing up for Democratic National Convention
    With the Republican National Convention coming to a close, the Democrats will have their turn at the convention business beginning Tuesday in Charlotte, N.C. While there shouldn't be any surprises — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley steps forward at Democratic National Convention

    Gov. Martin O'Malley steps forward at Democratic National Convention
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used his prime-time slot at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday to make the case for Obama's record on jobs and the economy. The president “is moving America forward, not back,” O'Malley...
  • Van Hollen to speak at Democratic convention

    Montgomery County Rep. Chris Van Hollen is the latest Democrat from Maryland to land a speaking role in Charlotte next week, Democratic National Convention organizers announced Friday. The addition of Van Hollen's name to the lineup is not a surprise. As...
  • Proud to represent Barack Obama in North Carolina

    Proud to represent Barack Obama in North Carolina
    —The first week of September is a special time for me. It marks the beginning of a school year and, as an educator and parent, it signifies the beginning of the next leg of an exciting journey of learning. Another major reason the beginning of...
  • Potomac delegate says Latinos at home with Dems

    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Jennifer Hosey was 7 years old the first time she volunteered for a presidential campaign — stuffing and stamping envelopes for Bill Clinton's 1992 run. She...
  • O'Malley: Presidential race will remain tight

    The presidential election will remain close until the "final decision window" because voters are dissatisfied with the economy, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted on Sunday. But, he said, voters will ultimately reelect President Barack Obama rather...
  • The Sun, the Democrats' handy tool

    Well, it appears that The Sun, the Democratic Party Journalistic Tool, is in full gear. During the Republican National Convention, The Sun carried front page convention coverage only the day after Mitt Romney spoke. Otherwise, coverage was inside the...
  • In Charlotte, one man stood up for the poor -- and it wasn't Barack Obama

    Columnist Leonard Pitts wrote a story for the front page of last Sunday's Charlotte Observer indicting both parties for failing to speak up for the poor. He inspired this column. I could be writing the expected narrative from a conservative at the...
  • Planning Board approves renaming Coon Hunt Court

    Planning Board approves renaming Coon Hunt Court
    The Howard County Planning Board Thursday unanimously approved renaming Coon Hunt Court, in Columbia, April Wind Court. The street name change was prompted by residents of the six households living on the cul-de-sac, who wanted a less controversial name....