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2012 U.S. Presidential Election

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  • Presidential long shots often win big after losing election

    Presidential long shots often win big after losing election
    Heeding the call of his own voice, celebrity developer Donald Trump announced Wednesday the formation of a presidential exploratory committee, flirting — again — with a contest he stands no chance of winning.
  • Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration

    Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration
    I've come up with a fabulous plan to deal with the estimated 11 million people who are in this country illegally. Call Uber. Maybe the U.S. government can get a high-volume group discount, and deport everybody for a minimum rate of $2.40 per person....

    Can the Democratic Party fix its "white voter" problem?

    Can the Democratic Party fix its "white voter" problem?
    While talking to black and white Republicans recently about the Grand Old Party's outreach efforts to voters of color, I wondered: What are Democrats doing to reach working-class whites? Much has been said and written — some of it by me —...

    The gubernatorial debates should cut through mudslinging [Commentary]

    The gubernatorial debates should cut through mudslinging [Commentary]
    The presidential election of 2012 and Maryland's gubernatorial election of 2014 have much in common rhetorically in terms of their approaches to issues and spin, the two key components of political persuasion. The 2012 presidential election pitted a...

    Chicago Tribune endorsements for Congress

    Chicago Tribune endorsements for Congress
    It's no secret that our 2012 endorsement in the 8th Congressional District was in part a vote of "no confidence" in the bellicose freshman incumbent, Republican Joe Walsh. On key issues such as the need to cut spending or reform Medicare and Social...