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Adlai Stevenson

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  • By George, ‘Leighton Courthouse’ shows how to play the naming game

     
    George 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-...
  • The Bell Curve: Looking back to 'fireside chats'

    In the new order of things, Pilot columnists take a hike every fourth week as our contribution to the paper's freelance budget demands. Unfortunately, the news that provides grist for the columnists doesn't always happen on that schedule. Like today....
  • 10 things you might not know about divorce

    Heather Mills won a $49 million divorce ruling from Paul McCartney last week, but she lost in the court of public opinion. The judge called her "devoid of reality," and the British press said she had "over-egged the pudding" with outrageous demands. Which...
  • Wolfson: Cites the old West Virginia canard

     
    Clinton spokesman Howard Wolfson, on CNN, pulls out several old Clinton canards. The rules must be changed and will be changed on Michigan! And Florida! And: "No president has won the presidency without West Virginia since Woodrow Wilson." True......
  • Bush hits worst approval rating quarter

     
    by Katie Fretland President Bush's average approval rating for his 30th quarter is the worst of his presidency at 29 percent, Gallup reports. "High gas prices, numerous economic troubles, and ongoing U.S. military action in Iraq and Afghanistan all...
  • Adlai Stevenson Center's inauguration

     
    by Mark Silva They turned out today, some who have trod the presidential nominating path and some who haven't, at the historic homestead of Adlai Stevenson II, to take stock of what has happened to the presidential nominating process and......
  • Obama quote: Lincoln or Stevenson?

     
    by John McCormick Maybe Barack Obama just had his presidential candidates from Illinois confused. As he campaigned in New Mexico on Thursday, the Illinois Democrat offered what he said was a famous quotation to explain why he was taking an......
  • Obama about to hit it out park: analyst

     
    by Frank James Political analyst Charlie Cook is about the closest Washington political culture has to the opera's singing fat lady. (Don't read too much into that Charlie.) He tends to be right so he tends to be listened to.......
  • Obama for life? 22nd Amendment eyed

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Maybe it's that handshake and semi-hug that President Barack Obama shared with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, freed from earthly term limits. Maybe it's the fear of a weak 2012 slate for the GOP, or unpredictable......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 7, 1960

     
    Columnist Gets Nosy About First Ladies Every Monday morning, two thin eight-page bulletins find their collective way into my mailbox. Both are called "The Insider's Newsletter." One, on white bond trimmed neatly in blue, is subtitled, "An every Monday...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 9, 1960

     
    Mash Notes and Comment “Dear Mr. Coates: “It is again our privilege to have a dance date for the purpose of raising funds for the ‘March of Dimes’ Saturday evening, Jan. 23. “We were unfortunate in having you at our last year’s date and we...