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The Swampby Rick Pearson DENVER -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says it's OK for Democrats to like the presumptive Republican nominee for president, Arizona Sen. John McCain. But, he says, you don't have to vote for him. "One thing in politics--I......
The Swampby Frank James David Gergen, sometime presidential adviser and CNN analyst, was on Steven Colbert's show last night and had advice for Sen. John McCain -- the Republican presidential nominee needs to "rein in" his attacks as well as......
The SwampMayor Richard J. Daley at Chicago City Hall at June 14, 1973 press conference. Chicago Tribune photo by George Quinn. by Frank James Although the 2008 presidential campaign is over, its talking points apparently aren't, particularly the one about......
The Swampby Rick Pearson and Bob Secter Barack Obama won election to the Illinois Senate in 1996 with no help from Richard Daley. The Chicago mayor offered no assistance to Obama in 2000 when he ran unsuccessfully for Congress. Most of......
Headed for your real estate closing? No matter which side of the table you'll be on, have a Plan B. That's because a new study of real estate agents found that one-third of home-purchase transactions in September, October and November were postponed or...
Call him the anti-Ambien. If it's sleep you crave, steer clear of Marcus Sakey. Start one of his books at bedtime, and you can forget about slumber. "I love the idea that a book can hook someone that way, that it can send you into work exhausted the...
Will Chicago once again become the city of tribes, racial and otherwise? There's plenty of talk about it in the aftermath of the announcement that Mayor Richard Daley will abdicate the throne. The concern is that the city will once again break along...
In one of his lesser known — but still exquisite — books, first published in 1992, David McCullough writes about painter Frederic Remington, an artist who captured the last glimmers of the twilight of the American West of the 19th century, a...
Change of SubjectGeorge N. Leighton, 6/29/2012. Tribune photo by Terence Antonio James In a startling break with tradition, Cook County has just named its central courthouse after former Judge George N. Leighton. The tradition I’m referring to isn’t the long-...
Clout StPosted by Kristen Mack at 6 a.m. Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico is expected to roll out another endorsement today, this time from Southwest Side Ald. George Cardenas. Chico is retiring Mayor Richard Daley’s former chief of staff. Cardenas would......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 3:32 p.m.; updated at 5:27 p.m. with Daley comments Mayoral candidate James Meeks today sought to tamp down a campaign controversy following his assertion on a radio program yesterday that white women, Asians and Latinos......
TechnologyA dissenting view of Steve Jobs...
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