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  • University of Chicago: Class of 2009

     
    by Mark Silva "Obama eats here,'' read the printed words on the backs of the T-shirts at the University Market on South 57th Street in Chicago, home of the Arrabiata, capocolla, pepperoni, soppressata and provolone on a roll that will......
  • White House vs. FOX News: Round Two

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with a transcript The White House has escalated its complaints about the FOX News Channel from a rebuttal on the White House Web-site blog challenging the words of FOX commentators to a stand-up interview outside......
  • Bill Ayers, Obama: Parting ways on war

     
    by Mark Silva Our friend and colleague Clarence Page notes that President Barack Obama has lost at least one old friend on one issue: Chicago's Bill Ayers, on the escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Obama was criticized for "palin'......
  • Palin, TEA Party, won't 'sit down, shut up'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin, fresh from an appearance at the TEA Party Convention where she derided President Barack Obama for "the politics of personality,'' insists that the nascent political organization is just fine without a leader. "It's much bigger.....
  • Tuesday read: Ten stories

     
    Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine is in "serious talks" with Obama over the veep slot, says the Washington Post. McCain has a spot removed from his face, biopsy in progress, a reminder of age and health issues -- one of......
  • McCain: Remember the 60s!!!

     
    In response to Obama's nomination, McCain's campaign blasts out an item from its official blogger, Michael Goldfarb, reminding everyone that 40 years ago, Bill Ayers, the Chicago professor and ex-Weatherman radical who was a state Senate constituent,...
  • Swamp, Tribune's DC blog, open again

     
    by Mark Silva Think of it as a week's vacation. It certainly was frustrating for all of us here at The Swamp, which suffered the mother of all technical failures with the collapse of its comments board. A lot of......
  • The Obama-McCain age gap that matters

    Call me squeamish, but I really wish I didn't know that John McCain recently suffered from an enlarged prostate. That, however, was merely one of the many bits of health trivia that emerged after the McCain campaign opened hundreds of pages of the...
  • Protesting Utah oil and gas leases

    What's a legitimate form of protest? Is it OK to throw a shoe at the president whose army invaded your country? To firebomb the house of a UCLA scientist whose work includes experimenting on animals? To create a blacklist of Proposition 8 supporters? To...
  • Obama's Ayers connection

    Even by the shabby standards of this presidential campaign, it's outrageous for Sarah Palin to assert that Barack Obama is so deficient in patriotism that he would "pal around with terrorists who bomb their own country." Obama was wrong to associate...
  • A GOP 'robocall'

    We can count ourselves lucky. California's strong political leanings mean that neither side in the presidential race is spending much time or money here, as both assume that Democratic candidate Barack Obama will carry the state Nov. 4. Less fortunate...