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  • The war on, for and about women in Charlotte

    The war on, for and about women in Charlotte
    To reach the Convention Center, you must first walk the gauntlet of dead baby parts. It's one of the newer and more gruesome tactics in the fight over reproductive choice, protesters hoisting large color placards depicting aborted fetuses torn in...
  • Not Lady Gaga but Sen. Mikulski visits Perry Hall shooting victim

    Not Lady Gaga but Sen. Mikulski visits Perry Hall shooting victim
    He may have been dreaming of a visit from Lady Gaga, but Perry Hall shooting victim Daniel Borowy settled for one from Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Mikulski sweetened the pot, however, by bringing the special education student a letter from the first lady...
  • Ashamed of the country that elected Barack Obama president

    In 2008, I was surprised when the country elected Barack Obama as president. He had no qualifying experience, and the public didn't really know him. But Tuesday night was worse. How can people ignore the doubling of the price of gasoline, the 23...
  • This season, designers give you carte blanche to wear white after Labor Day

    This season, designers give you carte blanche to wear white after Labor Day
    In years past, Sima Blue would never have dreamed of stocking her Green Spring Station boutique with ivory sheath dresses, cream lace blazers and eggshell pleated skirts this late in the season. But times are changing. With major designers including...
  • For Goucher grad, success was in the Cards Against Humanity

    For Goucher grad, success was in the Cards Against Humanity
    On New Year's Eve 2008 — when all of the popular kids were out partying — Max Temkin and his pack of social outcasts were hunkered in his parents' basement. With nothing better to do, they grabbed a stack of cardboard paper and some...
  • Michelle Obama to hold two fundraisers in Maryland

    First lady Michelle Obama will visit Maryland next month for a pair of fundraisers -- including one in Baltimore -- during a campaign swing that will largely mirror a trip the president made through the state in June, Democratic officials said Wednesday....
  • From Sun Magazine: Fitness for fashion's sake

    From Sun Magazine: Fitness for fashion's sake
    It was a 90-degree spring morning in 2011, and I was struggling, my breath coming in gasps. I was on the last leg of a sprint triathlon, the run, and from across the way, I heard the unmistakable booming voice of Shawna. She was the personal trainer/...
  • Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith to host Obama fundraiser

    Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith to host Obama fundraiser
    Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband, Will, are expecting Michelle Obama over for lunch -- and some other very fancy guests. The Smiths are opening their home in Calabasas, Calif., on Oct. 25 for an Obama fundraiser that the first lady...
  • O'Malley speaks to Iowa delegates about party's future

    CHARLOTTE -- Speaking to members of Iowa's influential delegation to the Democratic convention on Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a shot at several Republican governors while laying out a broad vision for the party that some suspect he hopes...
  • Four more years — for what?

    Four more years — for what?
    Democrats and Republicans can surely agree on one thing — if the presidential election were a popularity contest (which it isn't, as Al Gore famously observed when he ran against the affable George W. Bush), the current incumbent would be a shoo-...
  • O'Malley did his job — on and off stage

    O'Malley did his job — on and off stage
    Gov. Martin O'Malley did his job Tuesday night in Charlotte. He fired up the party faithful with a call and response: "Forward, Not Back." He hit the Republican nominee hard on his Swiss bank accounts — reinforcing a campaign message that Mitt...
  • Mikulski touts role of women in Congress

    Mikulski touts role of women in Congress
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the self-styled dean of the Democratic women in Congress, urged support of female candidates in an address to her party's national convention Wednesday that came as both presidential campaigns sought to court women voters. As...