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Election Day

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  • Ron Paul: Nader votes rock the system

     
    by Mark Silva Now that Ron Paul, the rejected Republican candidate for president and longtime congressman from Texas, is calling on the forces of the "Ron Paul Revolution'' to rise up and vote for a third-party candidate in November, he's......
  • $cary fall looms

     
    Time for some economic fundamentals: At some point, you can???t keep spending what you don???t have. At some point, you can???t keep borrowing if you can???t repay the loans. And at some point, the banks and firms who back all......
  • Doubletake: The race goes up the creek

     
    Doubletake, the summer sensation, is back for the new fall season. Every day, Tribune correspondents Jim Oliphant and Jim Tankersley take you around the Moon and back, metaphorically-speaking. Doubletake is also a floor wax and a dessert topping. Jim...
  • FEMA bashed for Hurricane Ike response

     
    Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff talks with reporters about the federal response to Hurricane Ike at FEMA headquarters Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008. From left: FEMA Administrator David Paulison, Chertoff, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Joseph...
  • Guns, Obama, McCain and the D.C. ban

     
    by Mark Silva With the House's passage today of a bill supporting the District of Columbia's rights to ban guns - though this same group isn't interested in giving the residents of the federal district representation in Congress - the......
  • Melius to get nod as Independence Party elector?

     
    Want a hint about who the New York State Independence Party is going to put on its ballot for president at their Albany convention Sunday? While state and national party chairman Frank MacKay has remained publicly mum, a look at......
  • Obama, McCain: Advantage Obama?

     
    by Mark Silva From a national perspective, the presidential contest today is where it was in June, Gallup's Frank Newport confidently suggests. By the numbers, that would appear to be true: The small but "statistically significant'' advantage that...
  • Obama: Policy!

     
    McCain today called for the firing of the SEC chair (which, technically, the president can't do) and promises some policy proposals. Obama is previewing a policy speech, wrapped in politics: "The events of the past few days have made clear......
  • Sarah Palin's husband won't testify

     
    by Mark Silva Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's husband Todd, whose face appears in most campaign trail pictures these days, has no plans to make an appearance before the legislative committee back home investigating the governor's potential abuse of power in.......
  • First day of fall: 42 campaign days to go

     
    by Mark Silva On the first day of fall, we hear that 48 percent of voters surveyed are supporting Democrat Barack Obama and 44 percent support Republican John McCain for the presidency in the Gallup daily track. On the first......
  • McCain: Let's cancel Sarah!!!

     
    CNN is reporting that the McCain campaign has suggested that Friday's debate could be postponed until next week, and occur in place of the Palin-Biden vice presidential debate, which would be postponed .... to a date to be determined. Maybe,......