Catherine was named one of the top Progressives in Maryland along with Senator Barbara Mikulski and Congresswoman Donna Edwards. She has been a guest of President Obama in the Rose Garden.
As past president of Long Island NOW, she worked to reform women's prisons in New York, open the construction trades to women, change laws to safeguard battered women, and protect the rights of rape victims.
Long active in Democratic politics, she served as the presidentof the Talbot Democrats in Maryland for six years and fought to getthe Health Care Reform bill passed.
Catherine has been published in a diverse range of newspapers and magazines, including Newsday, Star Democrat, Rocky Mountain News, Yellowstone News, and the Massachusetts Review.
If Catherine has learned anything over the years it is that progressive change does not come easily, but in baby steps.
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Born in 1930 in rural Missouri, Charles Vandegriffe, Sr., brings his time and place to the Communities.
Published 7:16 a.m. May 25, 2013
Seven great things to do on Memorial Day to honor our fallen heroes
Published 9:54 a.m. May 23, 2013
Mainstream Republicans seem to be holding their collective nose: no more Sarah Palin.
Published 1:38 p.m. May 21, 2013
Secret Service is looking closely at Right Wing shock jock Pete Santilli following his on-air Internet rant against Hillary Clinton.
Published 10:20 a.m. May 20, 2013
If religious organizations are playing politics, why not?
Published 8:23 a.m. May 18, 2013
Some say Orb is a shoo-in, but not if Departing and Mylute have anything to say about it.
Published 8:44 a.m. May 17, 2013
Republicans continue to categorize Obamacare as a bitter pill for America.
Published 9:31 a.m. May 16, 2013
Note read: “When you attack one Muslim, you attack all Muslims.”
Published 9:48 a.m. May 13, 2013
Words like “Patriot,” “Tea Party” and “9/12” caused the IRS to question their possible tax-exempt status.
Published 8:30 a.m. May 12, 2013
Everyone takes mom for granted, even moms themselves.
Published 8:51 a.m. May 10, 2013
No one really values what Moms do for us, not even Moms themselves.
Published 9:04 a.m. May 9, 2013
Charles Ramsey says don’t give him any reward money, he has a job. Give it to the victims.
Published 10:24 a.m. May 6, 2013
DREAMers may see their dream of citizenship end as well.
Published 2:56 p.m. May 3, 2013
The race for the roses carries a $ 2 million purse.
Published 12:56 p.m. May 2, 2013
Another senseless gun death, but we encourage small children to own and shoot guns.
Published 4:33 p.m. May 1, 2013
Three suspects waive bail and accept voluntary detention.