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  • Courting public sentiment at the GOP debates

    Courting public sentiment at the GOP debates
    As the fight for the Republican presidential nomination now moves on to the Jan. 31 Florida primary, the 2012 phenomenon of the televised debate has elevated to a political art form playing to voters' prejudices and hates. Nothing has been more...
  • Supreme Court asked to broadcast healthcare case

    Supreme Court asked to broadcast healthcare case
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cable TV network and a senior Republican senator asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to allow its first live broadcast when it hears arguments in the legal dispute over President Barack Obama's sweeping healthcare overhaul law. In...
  • Nikky Finney wins National Book Award for poetry

    Nikky Finney  wins National Book Award for poetry
    A Chicago publisher was recognized during the National Book Awards ceremony as Nikky Finney won the award for poetry for her collection "Head Off & Split," which was published by Northwestern University's Triquarterly imprint. Jesmyn Ward's "Salvage the...
  • Days after Libya gaffe, Cain is a no-show for newspaper interview

    Days after Libya gaffe, Cain is a no-show for newspaper interview
    Herman Cain may have picked a powerful enemy in New Hampshire on Thursday, skipping a scheduled interview with the Union Leader newspaper during a brief visit to the state. The cancellation came just days after Cain struggled mightily with a question...
  • McManus: Are businessmen better presidents?

    McManus: Are businessmen better presidents?
    It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task." But what does history...
  • Mayo: Should Supreme Court have live broadcasts?

    Mayo: Should Supreme Court have live broadcasts?
    The eyes of the world (or at least much of the nation) will be on the U.S. Supreme Court the next two days as it hears oral arguments on gay marriage equality, but don't bother looking for any video of the proceedings. The U.S. Supreme Court still...
  • Romney wins a Denver snoozefest

    Romney wins a Denver snoozefest
    Mitt Romney won Wednesday night's debate with President Barack Obama. That might be a substantial help to him in the presidential race — if enough Americans managed to stay awake through the whole thing. This first encounter between the...
  • Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates

    Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates
    This is bigger than Big Bird or even binders full of women. The first two presidential debates and vast public reaction have raised too many media-related questions to be addressed in one column. But the ones involving huge conversations in social...
  • Erdrich, Boo win National Book Awards

    Novelist Louise Erdrich and journalist Katherine Boo took the top prizes at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday night. Although set half a world apart, both women's books express what Boo described as "small stories in so-called hidden...
  • Politico on TV: Winning way to get inside Election 2012 tonight

    Politico on TV: Winning way to get inside Election 2012 tonight
    Outside of CNN's performance on the night of Iowa caucuses, no one's election-related TV coverage excited me as much as that provided by Politico last week on Super Tuesday. I heard and saw it on C-SPAN radio and TV. Politico had been streaming such...
  • Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality

    Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality
    President Barack Obama began his second term Monday by calling for an end to the rigid ideologies of modern politics but laying out a broad policy agenda more likely to stoke partisan confrontation than avoid it. Looking out over hundreds of thousands of...