| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"Could people like Bob Dole, even Ronald Reagan -- could you make it in today's Republican Party?" Chris Wallace of "Fox News Sunday" asked former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole.
"I doubt it," Mr. Dole replied. "Reagan...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
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.
| May 18, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The public appetite for trivial distraction has always extended to our chief executives.
I remember the minor uproar when Lyndon Johnson lifted a beagle by the ears. There was extensive commentary on Richard Nixon's taste for cottage cheese and ketchup....
| May 20, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Forest Hill resident Thomas Franklin Keller earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Nov. 6, 2012. A ceremony was held on May 4 in recognition of his accomplishment.
"I'm honored to be an Eagle Scout," said Keller, who spent 201 hours collecting more than 2,000...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, a retired educator who was active in Republican politics, died May 14 from complications of diabetes at Abington Hospice in Warminster, Pa.
The former Severna Park resident was 81.
The daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Your headline on Sept. 6, "Clinton sees clear choice," is comic relief to most of us out here who view the Democrats as the party that obviously lives on another planet. Yes, the clear choice in November is do you re-elect a man that had no experience...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Katherine L. Vaughns, a University of Maryland School of Law professor and secretary of the Center Stage board who immersed herself in the arts community, died of pancreatic cancer May 4 at a Sinai Hospital hospice unit. The Bolton Hill resident was 68....
| Jan 5, 2013
| 3:07 PM
As a woman in the Army, Staff Sgt. Jennifer Hunt is barred from serving in the infantry. But that didn't stop commanders in Afghanistan from tapping her when they needed a female soldier to accompany men on their door-kicking missions.
Hunt's job on...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:56 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2012
Shortly after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| Sep 8, 2012
Perhaps it was the expectations raised by his far more eloquent appearances at earlier conventions, or maybe it was the modest ambitions he embraced, or that he labored in the shadow of Bill Clinton's rousing defense of his administration, but even the...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In President Barack Obama's much-anticipated acceptance speech in Charlotte, he sounded at times to be relying on the reverse of the old breakup line: "It's not you, it's me." He told the American public that it is "you," and not he as president, who must...