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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • O'Malley to speak at Democratic Convention

    Gov. Martin O'Malley will have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC next month -- another example of his burgeoning leadership role in the Democratic party.  He was one of six speakers announced early this morning by the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Excerpts of President Obama's remarks

    Here are excerpts of President Barack Obama's remarks as prepared for delivery to the Democratic National Convention: "But when all is said and done — when you pick up that ballot to vote — you will face the clearest choice of any time in a...
  • 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...
  • Facts and opinions in election's aftermath

    Facts and opinions in election's aftermath
    Fact: The empathy factor was a big winner for President Barack Obama. Opinion: It proved impossible for a wealthy CEO-type to compete in the "he cares about us" category. Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment most certainly (further) strengthened this...
  • 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...
  • Obama's full remarks

    Below are President Barack Obama's full remarks as prepared for delivery at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday night. Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and...
  • 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,...