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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Girlfriend power and 'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical

    Girlfriend power and  'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical
    "Husbands come and go," observes Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, dryly, sitting in the dark. "But girlfriends are forever." It would make a better story, but Bloodworth-Thomason, who is 67 and hails from Missouri, is not really talking about her own life,...
  • Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion

    Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion
    With former Gov. Mario Cuomo's death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat. During his three terms as governor, the former minor league baseball player from Queens championed...
  • Lake councilman named to Dem convention committee

    New Lake County Councilman Jamal Washington, D-Merrillville, has been tapped by the county's Democratic Party leader to be part of the committee that selects the district's representative to the 2016 national convention. Lake County Democratic Central...
  • Philadelphia to host 2016 Democratic Convention

    — Democrats will be heading to Philadelphia next year for their national convention to nominate the party's presidential candidate. The decision announced Thursday will put Pennsylvania in the national spotlight as Democrats attempt to hold on...
  • Philadelphia will host 2016 Democratic National Convention

    The Democratic National Committee on Thursday selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, citing the city's experience in hosting large-scale events.  Philadelphia, renowned for attractions such as Independence Hall and...
  • Philadelphia cheers pick to host Democrats' 2016 convention

    Philadelphia cheers pick to host Democrats' 2016 convention
    The City of Brotherly Love is becoming the City of Big Events. Philadelphia's selection Thursday as host of next year's Democratic National Convention comes as it prepares for Pope Francis' visit in September. U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, who led...
  • Family feud at Democratic National Convention?

    Could we see some Awkward Family Photo moments at the Democratic National Convention in Philly? The convention is coming to Pennsylvania’s biggest city next year in the midst of a feud that has left the state Democratic Party in tatters and sees...
  • Democratic Convention will mean 'great business' for Philly

    Democratic Convention will mean 'great business' for Philly
    WATCH THIS: International bank HSBC accused of helping wealthy clients dodge taxes. Pat Toomey on 2016 Democratic National Convention: "It's great business for Philadelphia." Sacred Heart Hospital's newly refurbished floor caters to families. Expedia...
  • Where were you 8 years ago today?

    Where were you 8 years ago today?
    Where are we in the presidential election cycle compared to the 2008 election (the last one where there was no incumbent running?) Well, exactly eight years ago today, I was in Springfield without about 15,000 other freezing souls to watch U.S. Sen...
  • Ernie Banks gave Chicago something to smile about in turbulent '60s

     Ernie Banks gave Chicago something to smile about in turbulent '60s
    If you're feeling a cold wind blow through a hole in Chicago's heart, you know why: Ernie Banks, "Mr. Cub," is dead at age 83. The eternal optimist is gone. "The Cubs are due in '62," he'd say. But that didn't happen. That same year, Banks announced...
  • 2016 Democratic convention to be held right after GOP gathering

    2016 Democratic convention to be held right after GOP gathering
    The next Democratic National Convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016, putting it only a week after the Republican convention that is scheduled to begin July 18, party officials announced Friday. The Democratic National Committee's choice to...