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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • 80 years of iconic art by famed Pop artist Robert Indiana on view at Allentown Art Museum

    For centuries, artists have incorporated the written word into their art. Robert Indiana, one of the original American Pop artists, made them the focus of his artistic career. Today, Indiana's words are some of the most recognizable in the world. His...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • If GOP is so right, why are red states so far behind? [Commentary]

    If GOP is so right, why are red states so far behind? [Commentary]
    I have a question for my Republican friends. Yes, that sounds like the setup for a smackdown, but though the question is pointed, it is also in earnest. I'd seriously like to know: If Republican fiscal policies really are the key to prosperity, if...
  • Obama not getting through with good news about health care

    Here's a bit of good news for nervous Democrats: President Barack Obama's health care law isn't going to be the albatross many feared it would be in this year's congressional elections. Enrollment has soared, and the Congressional Budget Office...
  • Romeoville professor wins book award

    Romeoville professor wins book award
    Telling the story of the Chicago park that Dr. Dennis Cremin became fascinated by when he arrived in the city to attend Loyola University in 1990 has won him a book-of-the-year award. A history professor at Lewis University in Romeoville, Cremin...
  • Obama considering tapping San Antonio's Mayor Castro for HUD post

    Obama considering tapping San Antonio's Mayor Castro for HUD post
    President Obama is considering tapping San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to a person familiar with the matter. Castro’s elevation to the administration post would raise the profile...
  • Obama to nominate Julian Castro to Cabinet post Friday

    Obama to nominate Julian Castro to Cabinet post Friday
    President Obama will announce the latest shuffle of his Cabinet on Friday, moving his Housing and Urban Development chief to the budget office and replacing him with the mayor of San Antonio. Mayor Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democratic...
  • Obama nominates San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead HUD

    Obama nominates San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead HUD
    President Obama elevated a rising star in the Democratic Party to a national job on Friday by naming San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to serve as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In the East Room at the White House, Obama named...
  • Obama picks San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be housing secretary

    President Obama elevated a rising star in the Democratic Party to a national job Friday, nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In the East Room of the White House, Obama named Castro to...