September 16, 1998 |
Minnesota voters went to the polls Tuesday to settle what has been dubbed the state's "My Three Sons" election. State Atty. Gen. Hubert H. Humphrey III, son of the former vice president and senator, was favored to top a field of five candidates in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. Among his opponents were Ted Mondale, son of former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, and Mike Freeman, son of former Gov. Orville Freeman. The winner was expected to face a former Democrat, St.
October 8, 1997 |
ON THE RUN: Most Washingtonians didn't recognize the sweaty, shades-wearing man jogging along the bucolic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath Sunday morning as Vice President Al Gore. But not everyone missed Gore, who was out for a run with his eldest daughter, Karenna--and the usual covey of appropriately attired Secret Service agents.
January 20, 2011 |
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady underwent surgery Thursday to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, Comcast SportsNet New England reported. Doctors inserted a screw into Brady's foot, CSNNE reported, to help mend an injury that had become a lingering issue. Brady played through the injury through the 2010 season, the Boston Globe reported. The Patriots have not provided official updates on Brady's status. Having the surgery forced Brady to withdraw from the Pro Bowl on Jan. 30. He was replaced Thursday by Kansas City's Matt Cassel . Brady is expected to be ready for training camp in late July, assuming there is a labor agreement.
October 30, 1988 |
Michael S. Dukakis, who began his presidential campaign last year by promising high-tech competence, launched his final 10-day campaign blitz Saturday by preaching that old-time Democratic religion--populism. "We're on your side," Dukakis insisted again and again on an 18-hour day that took him from his home in Boston, to a rally of some 10,000 people in South Dakota, to a meeting with inner-city blacks and campaign workers in Watts, and finally to Bakersfield.
October 26, 2002 |
With the death of Sen. Paul Wellstone, Minnesota Democrats face a wrenching decision that could determine the fierce struggle for control of the U.S. Senate. Both national and state Democrats had been increasingly confident Wellstone would beat back a formidable challenge from Republican Norm Coleman, the former St. Paul mayor, in the Nov. 5 elections. Now, state and national Democrats must decide which replacement candidate would have the best chance of holding the seat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 2001 |
It didn't take Arthur Leahy long to realize he had a noisy controversy on his hands in the $2.3-billion CenterLine project. He'd barely finished his first day of work as county transportation chief when people were shouting, pleading and blowing whistles at him to both build and abandon the plan. His solution: Turn down the volume.