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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Giuliani 'fading' politician out for publicity

    Rudy Giuliani is a fading former politician who resorts to outrageous remarks to garner media attention. He is no longer relevant and should be ignored. His insult to the president raises questions about the real meaning of his rhetoric. The...
  • How to pay for 30th Street Station repairs

    Sen. Casey is asking Amtrak to speed up its plan to fix up 30th Street Station in Philadelphia before Pope Francis and the Democratic National Convention arrive. He also states there doesn't appear to be additional federal funds available for the work....
  • 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...
  • Cal Thomas: Late Cuomo's inspiring words went for naught

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • 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...
  • Russell Westbrook Leads West In Record-Breaking NBA All-Star Game

    Russell Westbrook Leads West In Record-Breaking NBA All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, leading the Western Conference past the East 163-158 on Sunday night. Westbrook had a record 27 points by halftime and closed out the...
  • Governor's race was the Democrats' to lose — and they did

    Governor's race was the Democrats' to lose — and they did
    I hope in his inaugural address Larry Hogan gives thanks to his predecessor, Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley, as well as to the Democratic-controlled legislature for their great help in getting him elected. In my more than 64 years of voting and...
  • Obama, tell the American people your plan to defeat terrorism

    Obama, tell the American people your plan to defeat terrorism
    President Barack Obama has spent the last few days previewing Tuesday night's State of the Union address to appreciative audiences. With such proposals as more aid for community college students, Obama and his speechwriters want to open the fourth quarter...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...