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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • O'Malley to speak at Democratic Convention

    Gov. Martin O'Malley will have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC next month -- another example of his burgeoning leadership role in the Democratic party.  He was one of six speakers announced early this morning by the...
  • Mikulski to speak on Senate women at Democratic National Convention

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulskiwill have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, aides said Wednesday. The Maryland Democrat, who this year became the longest-serving woman in congressional history, will lead a program highlighting the record...
  • Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign

    Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign
    Even as he campaigns for re-election to Congress, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been tapped by the Obama campaign to help lead the Democratic rebuttal to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan — a role that is taking him to battleground states...
  • Next stop for O'Malley: Colorado

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is looking to strike gold this weekend in Boulder Colorado where he will give a keynote address at a Democratic county fundraiser. O'Malley -- who was just in San Francisco to raise money for same-sex marriage, the Dream Act and...
  • O'Malley to appear with Jeff Bridges in Charlotte

    O'Malley to appear with Jeff Bridges in Charlotte
    Gov. Martin O'Malley just added a new gig to his busy Democratic convention schedule: He'll perform with Jeff Bridges and The Abiders. Maryland's frontman will get on stage and belt out a song during a "CarolinaFest" celebration the day before the...
  • Start the Presses: Testing the Tampa waters at RNC

    It's hard to be a member of the Republican Party in Los Angeles County. However, it's not difficult to get elected — as long as that office is nonpartisan. No Republican in California holds statewide office, and GOP'ers in Sacramento are so...
  • Emanuel to address Democratic convention

    Emanuel to address Democratic convention
    WASHINGTON -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will address the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., next month, organizers said today. The convention runs Sept. 4-6. Democratic Party officials did not announce a date or time, and an Emanuel aide...
  • CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network

    CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network
    As America's banking system began to freeze in mid-2008, Juan Rangel's nonprofit United Neighborhood Organization was in trouble.    Because of a gubernatorial funding veto, the Latino group, which runs one of Chicago's largest charter school networks,...
  • Emanuel offers preview of Democratic National Convention speech

    Emanuel offers preview of Democratic National Convention speech
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday offered a preview of the theme of his speech at the Democratic National Convention next month: his insider’s view of the moves President Barack Obama made after taking office. “I'm going to testify to what I...