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Election Day

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  • McCain, Obama: Ohio Poll favors GOP

     
    by Mark Silva We've been saying for some time that all of the national polls in the presidential contest may be one thing, but the real battle for the White House will play out in several "battleground'' states where Barack......
  • McCain, Obama: Ground Zero, onward

     
    by Mark Silva John McCain and Barack Obama today took a slow walk down a long ramp, descending side-by-side into the yawning pit that is Ground Zero, footprint of the felled Twin Towers. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and McCain's......
  • 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.......