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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Crist puffs up Obama campaign in call with reporters

     
    UPDATED: Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist sure likes Democrats these days. Crist, once considered a possible GOP vice presidential contender, told reporters on Thursday that President Barack Obama is “exactly the kind of leader” the...
  • Obama, Clinton to share stage in Orlando Monday on three-state tour

     
    President Barack Obama will be coming to Orlando Monday, and he's bringing former President Bill Clinton with him. Obama, who has seen Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and the Romney family make...
  • Rep. Judy Chu blasts false "endorsements" in Assembly race

     
    Rep. Judy Chu took Republican Assembly candidate Matthew Lin to task for using her and other Democrats' pictures in his campaign mailers. She said Lin falsely implied an endorsement and she is backing his opponent, Ed Chau....
  • Dems seek civil-rights hearing on Florida elections law

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Citing evidence that Republicans intended to suppress minority voters, Florida Democrats in Congress asked the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on Tuesday to hold a hearing on the state's new...
  • Lawmakers make plans to spend $2.5 billion in new energy funds

     
    With the passage of Proposition 39 this fall, California voters set aside $2.5 billion over the next five years for energy efficiency projects. Now, it’s up to the Legislature to spend the money. On Tuesday, Sen. Kevin DeLeon (D-Los Angeles)......
  • Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC

    Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC
    Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually...
  • McManus: Will it be Clinton? Cuomo? Warren?

    McManus: Will it be Clinton? Cuomo? Warren?
    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...
  • O'Malley speaks at 50th anniversary of March on Washington

    O'Malley speaks at 50th anniversary of March on Washington
    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley used a brief speech as part of Wednesday's 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to tie the civil rights movement to a wide range of domestic policy issues, from gun control and immigration to education, gay...
  • NFL Opener on NBC in Line With Year Ago Despite Weather Delay

    The National Football League is back as big as ever, with Thursday's season opener on NBC between the champion Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos nearly matching last year's premiere overnight rating despite a weather delay that pushed back the game'...
  • Florida Democrats converge on Hollywood for annual gathering

    Florida Democrats converge on Hollywood for annual gathering
    The center of the political world, at least for Florida’s Democrats, on Saturday was the two-story atrium at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, an oasis of cool air and sweet smells – the hotel’s signature white tea scent –...
  • A virtual milestone

    A virtual milestone
    Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary. Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...