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  • Democrats in 2016: Why not Joe?

    Admittedly, it's early. But it's still amusing to see the difference between how Republicans and Democrats are lining up for 2016. No fewer than 19 -- count 'em: 19! -- Republican self-declared candidates showed up in New Hampshire last week to strut their stuff. They'd no sooner left the Granite State than Hillary Clinton showed up -- as the lone Democratic candidate. There's the difference: Republicans have too many candidates and Democrats have too few.
  • Biden addresses sex assault prevention at U of Illinois

    Vice President Joe Biden brought the White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois on Thursday, urging students to force the cultural change he said it will require. Biden took an almost evangelical tone when...

    Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'

    Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'
    Pointing to the existence of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits across the country, Vice President Joe Biden told advocates in Baltimore County on Monday that the Obama administration is committed to increasing funding to help clear a backlog...

    Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics

    Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics
    Barbara A. Mikulski, a 4-foot-11 social worker from Highlandtown, helped stop a highway that threatened Southeast Baltimore. She broke into politics when women on Baltimore's City Council were still called girls — and rose to become a U.S. senator,...

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski
    Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country. President Barack Obama "Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...