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Election Day

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Top Election Day Articles

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  • The Conversation: The unpredictable Golden Globes

     
    Forget the razzle-dazzle of Angelina Jolie's and Anne Hathaway's sequin dresses, or even who won awards at Sunday's Golden Globes. Two days later, people are still talking about the program's most unexpected moments. And by moments, we do mean Ricky......
  • From the archives: Carol Moseley Braun and Nigerian trips/Kgosie Matthews

     
    More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race. Click here for the full series Braun says report clears her campaign manager December 7, 1992 U.S. Sen.-elect Carol Moseley Braun said Sunday an independent inquiry she ordered has cleared.......
  • Absurd `Arnold’s Law’ needs to be terminated

     
    For the purposes of discussion today, let's refer to the statutory requirement that has put in question Rahm Emanuel's candidacy for Chicago mayor as "Arnold's Law." Arnold as in Arnold Schwarzenegger, until recently the governor of California. Clearly,...
  • I do not like the idea of 'early voting'

     
    I early voted once -- in the 2008 presidential election, when I feared that really long lines on Election Day might make it genuinely difficult to cast my ballot -- and I'm fine with the idea of absentee voting. But......
  • Another poll trashes Gov. Rick Scott

     
    The good folks at Suffolk University — in Boston, even further away from Florida than Quinnipiac University in Connecticut — are out with another of their periodic polls of Florida voters. The survey of 600 registered voters shows Mitt...
  • As Obama talks war, Americans see economic gloom: 66% wrong track and only 23% sense any recovery

     
    Ominous signs for an incumbent: Large majority of Americans see a worse life for their children....
  • NBC: PA is a tossup in 2012

     
    As President Barack Obama heads to Pennsylvania Tuesday for the second time in a month, NBC released its one-year out battleground map, shifting Pennsylvania from leans Democrat to a tossup in 2012. As NBC puts it: A year out from......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the final weekend of July 2012. August is almost upon us, and, with it, the final opportunities to wring some fun out this sweltering summer. So, with that in mind, we'll dive right......
  • Private family life promotes public policy

    In the short time Americans have come to know their new first family, they've learned that the president doesn't want a puppy sleeping on his bed, the girls hate green veggies but at least one loves peanut butter, and the first lady believes her husband...
  • Sunday Town Review

    COVENTRY — Down by the Mill Brook in South Coventry, an early 19th century farmer kept a Mulberry orchard and the silkworms that feed on that tree. The property likely included a building "where women processed and unwound the cocoons to a thin...
  • Bill to Offer Voters Recall Power Clears House Committee

    (WGN-AM)- Gov. Pat Quinn this morning helped persuade a House panel that voters should be allowed to toss wayward governors from office. The House State Government Administration Committee approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would be placed...