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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Los Angeles Times’ images of President Kennedy

     
    This photo gallery consists of images taken by Los Angeles Times photographers of Pres. John Kennedy during his many visits to Southern California....
  • Readers question play of Mitt Romney, Neil Armstrong stories

     
    The front page of Sunday's Times featured a large profile of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a preview to the GOP National Convention, which was to begin Monday. A similar profile of President Obama is scheduled for this coming......
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Don't believe the Obama hype

    Don't believe the Obama hype
    Beginning Tuesday night, the Democratic National Convention will be faced with answering the question: What did you do? It's the natural follow-up to the promise that rang out four years ago, "Yes, we can." To which we can legitimately ask, "What is it...
  • Michelle Obama's traditional values

    Michelle Obama's traditional values
    At the risk of inviting legions of conservatives to swoop down and tell me I'm drowning in the Obama Kool-Aid (actually, it's not just a risk; it's a guarantee), I'm just going to come out and say it: Michelle Obama was spectacular at the Democratic...
  • Obamas trying to keep life normal as girls grow up 'before our very eyes'

    Obamas trying to keep life normal as girls grow up 'before our very eyes'
    WASHINGTON — When her father's second term as president is up, Malia Obama will be 18 and entering adulthood. She and her younger sister, Sasha, will have spent their formative years in the White House, a place their parents have attempted to...
  • Clinton brings lofty rhetoric, wonky details, fierce partisanship to FIU

    Clinton brings lofty rhetoric, wonky details, fierce partisanship to FIU
    – Marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that registering to vote and participating in elections is a way to honor the service members who defend the nation's security....
  • Dan Reynolds' girlfriend running floor at Dem convention

    When the audience lifts signs in response to a speech at the convention in Charlotte, where do you think they got them? A woman from Hollywood is director of floor operations for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., this week. And it'...
  • Wet those whistles in Charlotte

    Wet those whistles in Charlotte
    Bring your dancing shoes or earplugs if you plan a night out during the Democratic National Convention. Most drinking establishments seem to go in for music in a big way in Uptown Charlotte. From the historic Excelsior Club, where greats Nat King Cole...
  • Chan Lowe: Charlie Crist endorses Obama

    Chan Lowe: Charlie Crist endorses Obama
    Herewith, the editorial I wrote on this topic: Democrats, and President Barack Obama, have found an unlikely ally in the form of former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who just endorsed Mr. Obama in a surprise op-ed article in the Tampa Bay Times on the...
  • Chan Lowe: Florida vote count debacle

    Chan Lowe: Florida vote count debacle
    Former Governor Charlie Crist’s stock has gone up my book. I used to think of him as a weaselly flip-flopper, but then along came Mitt Romney, who makes Crist look—by comparison—like the Rock of Gibraltar.   As we know from his...