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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies at 73

    Civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies at 73
    Lawrence Guyot, a civil rights leader who survived jailhouse beatings in the Deep South in the 1960s and went on to encourage generations to get involved, has died. He was 73.  Guyot had a history of heart problems and suffered from diabetes, and died...
  • Ulman's profile grows as chairman of National Democratic County Officials

    Ulman's profile grows as chairman of National Democratic County Officials
    Ken Ulman's political profile certainly has grown in recent years. The Columbia Democrat became the youngest county executive in the history of the state of Maryland when he was elected in 2006 at age 32. Last year, his statewide presence grew when he...
  • O'Malley sharply critical of GOP at convention

    O'Malley sharply critical of GOP at convention
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that President Barack Obama is best suited to right the U.S. economy while GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would...
  • A victory for creatures of the state

    A victory for creatures of the state
    The Progressives won on Tuesday. I don't mean the people who voted Democrat who call themselves "progressive." Though they won, too. I mean the Progressives who've been waging a century-long effort to transform our American-style government into a...
  • The real reason Obama won

    The real reason Obama won
    Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory is a good place to start for some perspective on the recent presidential election. Within its gray stone walls, the tumultuous 1912 Democratic National Convention played a major scene in the political drama that...
  • O'Malley bashes Republicans on jobs on CNN

    Gov. Martin O'Malley returned to the national stage Sunday after a Democratic National Convention speech that received tepid reviews, facing off with Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt over job creation and women's issues on CNN. Questioned by CNN's Candy Crowley,...
  • Twitterverse offers mixed reaction to O'Malley speech

    As Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took the stage at the Democratic National Convention last night, pundits in the audience dug out their smart phones and provided insta-analysis on Twitter. The feedback was not entirely positive. Some of the criticism...
  • O'Malley partisanship on display in Charlotte

    O'Malley partisanship on display in Charlotte
    For someone as partisan as Gov. Martin O'Malley, it seems strange that his party's most partisan affair — the Democratic National Convention — has, historically speaking, not been especially friendly territory for him. At the 2004...
  • What they are saying about O'Malley's DNC speech

    What media outlets and blogs are saying about Gov. Martin O'Malley's speech to the Democratic National Convention. The Baltimore Sun: It was not a very good TV speech, and I suspect it played poorly in many living rooms around the country. The Daily...
  • 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...