| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Alice Germond, Democratic National Committee secretary, will speak Friday at the South Dakota Democratic Party state convention in Aberdeen.
The convention begins today and continues through Saturday at the Ramkota Hotel Convention Center.
| Jun 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Matt Varilek, the Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in South Dakota, believes that his life experience and familiarity with the needs of South Dakotans will convince people to vote for him in the November elections.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:00 AM
This summer, the Republican and Democratic parties will hold their presidential nominating conventions in Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C. In so doing, they will continue a political ritual that began 180 years ago in Baltimore. From their inception in...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Anne Bodnar Markey always wanted to be the next Katie Couric
When the Benshoff Hill native graduated from Point Park University in Pittsburgh with a journalism degree, she headed to New York City. Despite driving ambition – she even stood outside...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON -- Aren't you just dying to know who Mitt Romney will pick as his running mate? You would think so, for all the chatter on the television talk shows not only about his choice but also about when he should make it.
Do it now, some say, so he'll...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
It won't have the glitter of the Republican and Democratic presidential conventions, but Baltimore will nevertheless get a piece of the 2012 nomination action as the national Green Party opens a three-day convention here today to pick a presidential...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Controversial tea party-backed freshman Rep. Joe Walsh, in a tough race for re-election against Democrat Tammy Duckworth, said Thursday he would skip a visit to the Republican National Convention in Tampa at the end of next month.
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:36 AM
WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama will address the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 4, the Obama campaign and convention organizers announced today.
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro — like the first lady and...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Obama re-election team must be in panic mode. The president is stuck in a virtual tie with Mitt Romney in some polls and behind him in others, so in desperation it has reached out to the Big Dog, Bill Clinton, for help.
Mr. Clinton will speak next...