July 28, 2016

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Hillary Clinton nomination: Minnesota can be proud of pioneering female activists

Only McMillan won (a re-election) that year, but two years later a bumper crop of talented women was elected, many of whom went on to...

What's With Maureen & Hillary?

For the past 21 years Dowd has waged an obsessive campaign to ruin the Democratic Party's presidential candidate's credibility and assassinate the reputation of the...

Willie Soon: Astrophysicist and a geoscientist based in Cambridge, MA

(blog)The accusation was false, but it was repeated by liberal reporters for major media outlets in the U.S. and U.K. and then became the...

Democratic donors huddle in Philly

Chris Coons, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill Nelson, Jack Reed, Sheldon Whitehouse and Ron Wyden; House Leaders Steny Hoyer, James Clyburn and Joseph Crowley; Roger Altman; Glenn...

George F. Will: The path ahead for Clinton

PHILADELPHIA — En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? “Not at...

The Hill's 12:30 Report

Best (but worst) line: "I understand if you want to protest [and exercise] First Amendment rights, but don't be disgusting about it," said Sandra Costanzo.

Hillary Clinton to Make History at Democratic Convention on Thursday

Clinton will be the first woman to accept a major party's nomination for U.S. president. After three days of talking about Hillary Clinton, the Democrats...

Aug. 2 primary guide for Michigan voters

Alan Sanborn of Shelby Township and David VanAssche of Shelby Township who is a military veteran and was chief mission director of Air Force One.

Think this kind of campaign hasn't happened before? Think again.

The Senate Caucus Room, once a favorite place for members to announce presidential candidacies, is now a suicidal staging ground unless a candidate “could be...

Schedule: Katy Perry to perform, Hillary Clinton to accept nomination

Nevada State Senator Ruben J. Kihuen ... U.S. Senate Candidate Katie McGinty (Pennsylvania) ... Hillary for America Director of States and Political Engagement Marlon Marshall...

The Daily 202: Democrats claim patriotism, God and American exceptionalism at convention

The Obamas left Wright's flock during the ensuing firestorm, and the president was forced to deliver a defensive speech about race at the Constitution Center...

What's Goin' On

Artist Larry Richardson will showcase his two-year project, “Cumberland River – An American Legacy,” in which he has captured the beauty of this river we...

Community Calendar

Jeff Greene welcomes all. Indian Creek Baptist Church will begin REVIVAL services Aug. 7 with Rev. Tyler Debusk and Tommy Louthen. Services begin at 6...

Anti-Abortion Democrats Wonder About Their Place in the Party

"The first thing everyone asks is: I can't vote for a Democrat because I'm pro-life," said Jonathan Ruth, a Democrat from an overwhelmingly GOP district...

Doing the math on Clinton's health plans

Across the day, speakers vowed that Democrats would make progress on a slew of public health priorities if Clinton was elected to office. · Connecticut...

If Kaine Wins, Who Could Fill His Senate Seat?

(blog) (blog)L. Douglas Wilder and former Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim, according to The Washington Post. Scott might seem to have a leg up in...

A Dot's-eye view from the Dems' convention

Nick Collins, Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley, City Councillor At-Large Annissa Essaibi George, and Councillor Frank Baker. They arrived ready for a Massachusetts-heavy first...

SENATE PRO TEM on Trump: 'Pete Wilson on Steroids' -- BROWN on Trump: 'Liar,' fraud on Climate -

- NEWSOM on ...Politico“California's race for governor percolates in Philadelphia,” by SacBee's David Siders: “While the Democratic National Convention focused attention on the nomination of...

Ronn Mott: The Music Man

He blamed it all on the pool hall where Johnny probably learned to smoke, came home with Sen-Sen on his breath, and if he learned...

Hillary Clinton's Convention: Day 4

Barack Obama reprised “don't boo, vote” (for delegates who jeered mention of Mr. Trump), while Senator Tim Kaine landed on “not one word” (for the...

Obama looks to hand off to Clinton

ABC NewsTHE THREE BIG GUNS who spoke before Obama — VP Joe Biden, former NYC mayor Mike Bloomberg and VP nomineeTim Kaine — all took...

7 Famous Victims of the Hollywood Blacklist

Trumbo finally broke free of the blacklist in 1960 after director Otto Preminger and actor Kirk Douglas announced that he would receive writing credit for...

Obama shares his positive vision of a nation whose diversity is a strength

Clinton thrilled thousands of supporters at the Wells Fargo Center by joining Obama unannounced on the stage after his remarks for an emotional embrace and...

Can Heir Apparent Hold Off Challengers In Big Island Senate Race ...

Why are so many tourists dying in Hawaii? We examine the causes of visitor deaths. The Harbor. We go inside a unique homeless "village" on...

Capitalism disrupts culture: Turbo-capitalism will wreck us, unless Hillary moves faster

Instead of facing this tension honestly, American conservatives have blamed liberals for disrupting culture, as David Brooks did after Democratic National Convention's first night in...

Community Events Listings, July 28, 2016

In a self-published book, former state Senate Democratic Leader Robert J. Mellow calls federal charges he pleaded guilty to “bogus” and “frivolous” and portrays himself...

Absentee ballots are in the mail

The school's half-cent sales tax, one of the three county commission races, Democrat, Republican and Libertarian races for U.S. Senate, and a constitutional amendment that...

Democratic Convention Night 3: What You Missed

President Obama defended his legacy and laid out the ways Hillary Clinton would continue it at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. Other speakers included...

Wednesday Scoreboard: Legion baseball, Golf, rodeo

ROYALS - Patrick Zimmer 0-4, Jake Orvis 0-1, Cole McKenzie 0-3, Morgan Dugi 0-4, Kolten Wiechman 0-4, Dawson Smith 0-4, Pearch Kurth 2-4, Conner Polkowske...

Dem convention speeches Day 2: CNN's Reality Check Team vets ...

() The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night of its convention, and 's Reality Check Team put the speakers' ...and more »...

Free Press judicial endorsements for Aug. 2 primary

Two glaring examples are former Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano (the only one of the 19 candidates the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association has rated unqualified...

Obama Passes Torch to Clinton on Democratic Convention Day 3

Obama hands over the keys. There are still around six months left in Barack Obama's administration, but for all intents and purposes the Obama era...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

A special shout out to Nancy Snead and the crew for coordinating the D 'Joint reunion at Tea Spot on Duncan Street in East Baltimore.

Read President Obama's Democratic Convention Speech

She's still seared with the memory of every American she met who lost loved ones on 9/11, which is why, as a Senator from New...