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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Obama has failed the nation

    I grew up in a Democratic home. My Dad was always very aware of what was happening in government. We have copies of letters Dad wrote to the politicians of his day and the responses he received. Dad kept a chart on the fridge of all the local, state and...
  • Obama has the wrong ideas; Romney seems to have no ideas

    Obama has the wrong ideas; Romney seems to have no ideas
    Going by the conventional rules of American politics, the Democratic Convention this week was an unmitigated disaster. And, going by the same rules, GOP convention was a disaster, too. So, either the rules of American politics have fundamentally changed,...
  • Reviews from the Fashion Week runways continue

    Reviews from the Fashion Week runways continue
    Tracy Reese (Sunday at Lincoln Center)  Tracy Reese received a last-minute major endorsement by way of Michelle Obama, when the first lady wore an iridescent brocade dress by the designer during her speech at the Democratic National Convention. As a...
  • Obama makes a gutsy bet on the wisdom and maturity of American voters

    Obama makes a gutsy bet on the wisdom and maturity of American voters
    In his speech accepting the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama neatly transformed the hope and change of 2008 that centered on him into a voter-centered hope and change for 2012. "So you see, the election four...
  • Free trade deals have cost U.S. jobs

    During the recent Republican National Convention, the talking heads were all a twitter about Clint Eastwood's rambling speech and whether or not Rep. Paul Ryan lied about President Barack Obama's promise to save a GM plant in Wisconsin. We have now...
  • Democrat withdraws from 1st District congressional race after allegations she voted in two states

    Democrat withdraws from 1st District congressional race after allegations she voted in two states
    Wendy Rosen, the Democratic challenger to Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District, withdrew from the race Monday amid allegations that she voted in elections in both Maryland and Florida in 2006 and 2008. It was unclear, however,...
  • Fla. elections officials referring Rosen voting allegations to prosecutors

    Fla. elections officials referring Rosen voting allegations to prosecutors
    Elections officials in Florida say they are asking prosecutors there to investigate allegations that former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy Rosen was registered and voted in both states. "After receiving information locally concerning this issue,...
  • Mikulski to speak on Senate women at Democratic National Convention

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulskiwill have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, aides said Wednesday. The Maryland Democrat, who this year became the longest-serving woman in congressional history, will lead a program highlighting the record...
  • Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign

    Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign
    Even as he campaigns for re-election to Congress, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been tapped by the Obama campaign to help lead the Democratic rebuttal to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan — a role that is taking him to battleground states...
  • Harford at the 2012 Republican National Convention

    The country's top Republicans will gather next week for the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., where Mitt Romney will more than likely be named the party's nominee for president. The convention, which runs Monday through Thursday, will...
  • Next stop for O'Malley: Colorado

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is looking to strike gold this weekend in Boulder Colorado where he will give a keynote address at a Democratic county fundraiser. O'Malley -- who was just in San Francisco to raise money for same-sex marriage, the Dream Act and...
  • O'Malley to appear with Jeff Bridges in Charlotte

    O'Malley to appear with Jeff Bridges in Charlotte
    Gov. Martin O'Malley just added a new gig to his busy Democratic convention schedule: He'll perform with Jeff Bridges and The Abiders. Maryland's frontman will get on stage and belt out a song during a "CarolinaFest" celebration the day before the...