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email@example.comPublic school meals won’t be affected by the federal spending cuts known as sequestration, but several local agencies that depend on federal funding are awaiting word on how the gridlock between President Obama and Congress will affect local...
R. Sargent Shriver was honored Saturday as much for his passion for helping others as his loving hugs and enjoyment of baseball. Shriver, who fulfilled his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy's campaign promise by starting the Peace Corps, developed the aid...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDel. John P. Donoghue's first foray into Democratic politics was with R. Sargent Shriver. Shriver — who died Tuesday at age 95 — ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 1976, losing to Jimmy Carter. In an interview Thursday,...
email@example.comA Washington County student asked state lawmakers Wednesday to consider mandating a student representative on the local school board. Steven Wang, who attends North Hagerstown High School, is the Washington County Board of Education's student member....
R. Sargent Shriver, the Kennedy in-law who was Peace Corps director in John F. Kennedy's administration and George McGovern's running-mate in 1972, has died. Anthony Kennedy Shriver said his father died Tuesday after being hospitalzed for several days....
Ferdinand Nadherny helped create anti-poverty programs as a member of President Lyndon B. Johnson's administration and later started a Chicago office of the executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates. Mr. Nadherny had a hand in a number of high-...
The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that President Barack Obama is best suited to right the U.S. economy while GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would...
CNNWashington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
George McGovern was a courageous pilot and a lifelong public servant who accomplished much good in his life. Tom Daschle's statement at his memorial service that McGovern was "the most effective preacher of the Gospel he had ever met," however, convinces...
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Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...
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CNNSIOUX FALLS, SD -- He was an outspoken critic of one war, but a hero in another. He was a leading Democrat who came from Republican roots. He was a politician who cared more about being on the right side of an issue than on the popular side. George...
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