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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • 2014, the year of no ideas

    2014, the year of no ideas
    The first time he said it was 10 years ago. Back then, it seemed a brisk wind in a stuffy room, a reclamation of defining verities somehow lost in the smoke and haze of political expediency. He said it again last week and the effect was starkly...
  • Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski address hot-button topics at Lehigh Valley Chamber event

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski address hot-button topics at Lehigh Valley Chamber event
    When you're Tony Iannelli, why not roll two events into one? The president and CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce accomplished that feat Tuesday night, acting as emcee during the Chamber's ninth annual Mayors' and Municipal Officers'...
  • Pleading parking stupidity might be the ticket

    Pleading parking stupidity might be the ticket
    I am preparing my argument for leniency in the matter of a $77 parking fine, and it looks like, for the first time in my life, I will have to enter the Rodricks Plea. Over the years, I've suggested that Congress or state legislatures make this plea ("...
  • Cathy Malloy: 'We've Got Our Eye On The Ball'

    Cathy Malloy: 'We've Got Our Eye On The Ball'
    Cathy Malloy hasn't appeared in any TV ads. She doesn't do political press conferences. And you won't find her mingling with voters on the fair-and-festival circuit. With a few notable exceptions, she has largely avoided the hot glare of life on the...
  • Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress

    Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress
    Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes brought in a couple of aging rock stars last week to boost her bid to unseat Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell. One was Jon Bauman, better known as Bowzer from the '50s-nostalgia band Sha Na Na, who sprinkled in doo-wop as...
  • June Wing

    June Wing
    June Wing, a political, social and environmental activist who participated in the effort that stopped Interstate 95 from being built through several Southeast Baltimore communities, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at her Guilford home. She was 98....
  • 10 things you might not know about 1968

    10 things you might not know about 1968
    The Chicago History Museum has opened an exhibit about the year 1968, truly a tumultuous 366 days — yes, it was a leap year — not only because of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the social upheaval and riots that...
  • Ex-DMV Deputy Commissioner Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor, Held On $750,000 Bond

    Ex-DMV Deputy Commissioner Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor, Held On $750,000 Bond
    A state deputy motor vehicles commissioner, who resigned suddenly from his $115,000-a-year position on Sept. 9 for "personal reasons," was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual assault involving a victim under age 16, Waterbury police said. Victor M....
  • Wasserman Schultz tenure as Democratic chairwoman gets scathing review

    Wasserman Schultz tenure as Democratic chairwoman gets scathing review
    Original post | 10:06 a.m. Updated | 12:42 p.m. and 1:13 p.m. Under the headline “Democrats turn on Debbie Wasserman Schultz” at the top of Politico’s website Thursday, an article reports the Weston congresswoman “is in a...
  • Political enemies target Wasserman Schultz

    Political enemies target Wasserman Schultz
    She's routinely re-elected by large margins. As the face of the Democratic Party, she's the top Florida guest on the Sunday TV political talk shows. And along the way, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made enemies. The downside of her high profile...
  • Foley Calls For Better Background Checks By Malloy

    Foley Calls For Better Background Checks By Malloy
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley called Thursday for improved background checks by the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Foley was responding to the arrest of Victor M. Diaz, a deputy commissioner at the Department of Motor Vehicles...