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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • 100 years ago: Woodrow Wilson nominated at DNC in Baltimore

    100 Years Ago Candidates in Baltimore From the Times political news: "Wednesday last at Sea Girt, N.J., Hon. Woodrow Wilson, the present governor of New Jersey, was notified of his nomination by the recent Democratic National Convention held in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ken Burns documentary looks anew at 'The Roosevelts'

    Ken Burns documentary looks anew at 'The Roosevelts'
    Whether it's baseball, jazz or Prohibition, few filmmakers tackle the important subjects of the American past with the depth of Ken Burns. But when the historical documentarian was contemplating his latest project, he felt it was the right moment to...
  • 12 Chicago museum events this fall

    12 Chicago museum events this fall
    Walt Disney is sticking around, jellyfish are going away while snow monkeys arrive, and David Bowie, as represented by his artifacts, is coming to town. The fall museum calendar is a busy one, unveiling new shows and new events as well as the reprise of...
  • DMV Deputy Commissioner Resigns Suddenly

    Deputy Commissioner Victor M. Diaz of the state Department of Motor Vehicles has resigned his $115,000-a-year position, the department confirmed Wednesday afternoon. "I accepted the resignation last night at 8:40 p.m. of the Deputy Commissioner for...
  • NFL roundup: New drug policy could affect suspended players

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: New drug policy could affect suspended players Wes Welker and Josh Gordon are two of a handful of suspended players closely watching to see if the NFL and the players' union are able to strike a deal to modify the league'...
  • Packers-Seahawks rating up 4 percent

    The Sports Xchange Packers-Seahawks rating up 4 percent The Green Bay Packers-Seattle Seahawks NFL season opener Thursday night drew a 16.8 overnight rating on NBC -- up 4 percent from last year. The Nielsen rating was compared to last year's Baltimore...
  • Most NYC voters welcome 2016 Democratic Convention: poll

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most New York City voters want to play host to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, according to a poll released on Tuesday, a week after a city police union raised safety concerns and urged organizers to shop for another venue....
  • Mayor reimburses city $14,000 for travel costs

    Mayor reimburses city $14,000 for travel costs
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has paid back the city for more than $14,000 in travel expenses after a Tribune story found he spent taxpayer money on trips in which he tapped well-heeled donors for campaign contributions. The reimbursements came as Emanuel put in...
  • If GOP is so right, why are red states so far behind?

    I have a question for my Republican friends. Yes, that sounds like the setup for a smackdown, but though the question is pointed, it is also in earnest. I'd seriously like to know: If Republican fiscal policies really are the key to prosperity, if the...
  • Rick Perry's comeback headed off at the pass

    Rick Perry's comeback headed off at the pass
    It was all going so well for Texas Gov. Rick Perry — until the indictment. His efforts to move past a disastrous 2012 presidential run that had become a reliable punch line for a senior moment seemed to be working. He's dropped a few pounds and...