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  • George Washington, in war and peace

    George Washington, in war and peace
    Washington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
  • PASSINGS: John Hospers

    PASSINGS: John Hospers
    JOHN HOSPERS 1st Libertarian presidential candidate John Hospers, 93, a USC philosophy professor who became the Libertarian Party's first presidential nominee and received one electoral vote in the 1972 election won by Richard Nixon in a landslide, died...
  • Obama's Florida shot: A key to victory

     
    by Mark Silva ST. CLOUD, Fla. - A flood of television ads, an unprecedented army of Democratic campaign workers and a souring economy have converged to offer Sen. Barack Obama a chance of winning in the biggest of all battlegrounds:......
  • Barack Obama, win-history 'on his side'

     
    by Mark Silva "History is on the side of Barack Obama,'' the folks at the Gallup Poll report today, noting that only twice during the past 14 presidential elections did the candidate who was running ahead in Gallup polling a......
  • Obama, McCain, socialism and kid toys

     
    Obama in Raleigh, N.C., a state that no Democrat has carried since Jimmy Carter did in 1976. (Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak) by Mark Silva Who you callin' a socialist? John McCain's campaign has labeled Barack Obama's economics as socialism......
  • McCain dogged by GOP nervousness

     
    by Jill Zuckman FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.--Even as Sen. John McCain aggressively presses toward next week's finish line, nervous Republicans say they are worried that he could face a rout at the hands of Barack Obama, losing a cascade of classic red......
  • Election Day weather looks sunny, mild

     
    You may find other excuses for not voting next Tuesday, but bad weather likely will not be one of them.National Weather Service forecasters out at Sterling are predicting 'mostly sunny' skies for Tuesday, with high temperatures in the mid-60s in......
  • President-elect: Daily report card coming

     
    by Mark Silva Hope springs eternal, or at least daily. In the event that it feels like polls have taken over the electoral process, the Gallup Poll - which has run a closely-watched daily tracking survey of voters in the......
  • Obama likely to win Ohio: poll

     
    by Frank James The highly regarded Ohio Poll sponsored by the University of Cincinnati predicts that Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential nominee, will win Ohio. If Obama does beat Sen. John McCain in Ohio, it would represent a seismic......
  • Obama favored by electoral map

     
    by Frank James Pollster.com has one of the best websites for tracking polls and allocating states on the Electoral College map using the best available information. Their Election Day map shows Sen. Barack Obama with 291 electoral votes (270......
  • Ten on Tuesday: Extending the bailout?

     
    Obama asked Bush to extend immediate help to automakers, and Bush -- he has leverage? -- wants Democratic support for a Colombia Free Trade pact in return. Obama's race is proving to be a complicated subject for some in......