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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ skewers Obama, Romney, Eastwood

     
    “Saturday Night Live” installed a new Barack Obama and a new attitude this weekend. Jay Pharoah succeeded Fred Armisen in playing the president, and the NBC series took sharper digs at the president. In the first-rate opening sketch, a...
  • China calls Romney's accusations 'as false as they are foolish'

     
    BEIJING -- Mitt Romney’s tough talk on China is getting more pushback from authorities in Beijing. On Thursday, the Republican presidential candidate released a new ad on manufacturing jobs contending that “for the first time, China is beating...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A tough discussion about ‘hard truths’ in the presidential race

     
    In Wednesday's Tribune I debate the 2012 presidential race with conservative activist Chris Robling, a WGN-TV commentator and former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. To Chris, from Eric: On the first night of the recent Republican...
  • Clint Eastwood: Politicians need to work more, talk less

     
    In a CNN interview, Clint Eastwood says he has no regrets about his performance at the Republican National Convention. He also says that presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a better sense of humor than people think. Eastwood was promoting his movie &#...
  • Crist-Obama hug Part 2: The back story

     
    So, how exactly did former Republican governor Charlie Crist reprise his infamous hug with President Obama on the campaign trail over the weekend? Crist said his role in this election came about with an improptu cold call to the White......
  • American Crossroads launches $2.1 mill anti-Obama ad buy

     
    Folks, get ready for a barrage of ads praising Mitt Romney and slamming Barack Obama. The super-PACS on the Republican side are showing their muscle. Yesterday, Restore Our Future — the super-PAC associated with Romney — announced a $4 million...
  • A foe embrace or faux embrace, this is what hope looks like

     
    The image that will stay with me from the presidential campaign of 2012 is the shot above (by Jewel Samad, AFP/Getty) showing such unusual civility and good will it's hard to believe it wasn't Photoshopped — a picture of President......
  • Political commercials: Which were the worst?

     
    The 2012 election season gave us some of the most annoying political commercials that money can buy. In swing state Florida, we were subjected to them hour after hour, especially in the final days. Please tell me which ones you thought were the worst....
  • Recovering and rebooting after Campaign 2012

     
    Rafalca Goodbye to Seamus, the Irish Setter that 29 years ago rode 650 miles in a crate strapped to the roof of Mitt Romney’s family station wagon, and to Rafalca, Romneys’ Olympic-caliber dancing horse. Goodbye to President Barack Obama&#...
  • Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe

    Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe
    WASHINGTON — A trip to Taiwan that Rep. Peter Roskam took with his wife in 2011 has been referred to the House ethics committee at the urging of an outside panel that found he may have violated House rules and federal law in accepting the $25,000-...
  • J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Horn: Who are Hollywood's biggest political donors?

    J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Horn: Who are Hollywood's biggest political donors?
    LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The next big national elections may not be for another year, but Hollywood types aren't sitting on their wallets until then - Jeffrey Katzenberg, J.J. Abrams, Alan Horn, Tom Rothman and James L. Brooks are among those already...