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  • Sox Clobber Dodgers, 11-0

     
    Oct. 1, 1959: Forget the World Series for a moment. The Mirror sent Dick Bergholz to cover President Eisenhower's golfing vacation in Palm Springs. Ike's foursome included George Allen, Freeman Gosden of "Amos 'n' Andy fame and William Robinson, an...
  • Obama's 2010 nightmare: razor-thin Democratic win

     
    Tom Davis knows a thing or two about politics. The former Virginia Republican once headed up the National Republican Congressional Committee, which recruits, trains and supports GOP candidates for Congress. Now retired from the House, Davis is teaching at...
  • Yes, Virginia, there was slavery here

     
    by Mark Silva Virginia's governor was only trying to accentuate the positive. You know: The "sacrifices of the Confederate leaders, soldiers and citizens during the period of the Civil War,'' those good sons of the South who killed thousands of......
  • Nevada Rep. Dina Titus comes face-to-face with a 'tracker' and her constituents are not amused

     
    Trackers aim to capture opponent's awkward moments, malaprops or gaffes on cameras during political campaigns. Think 'macaca.'...
  • Wasserman-Rubin Legal Defense Fund? Gag

     
    It's nice to know that when disgraced public officials land in trouble, all their powerful friends won't leave them behind. Just look at Diana Wasserman-Rubin, the former Broward County commissioner accused of unlawful compensation for voting on grants...
  • Question of the day: Which is your all-time favorite Super Bowl?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant If I were to list the most exciting......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Andre the Giant once try out for the Washington Redskins?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Andre the Giant once tried out for the Washington Redskins. STATUS: False (with some truth to it). The late André René Roussimoff was best known as the stage name he worked under as a professional wrestler - Andre......
  • His honesty questioned, Ryan vows to stay in race

    His honesty questioned, Ryan vows to stay in race
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jack Ryan said Tuesday he is staying in the race and expects to overcome tawdry allegations about his sex life, but some leading members of his own party questioned his honesty, and political analysts warned he can't...
  • GOP's McCain Ad Counters Edwards

    Even before Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kerry announced that Sen. John Edwards would be his running mate, President Bush's reelection campaign today unveiled a new television commercial flaunting support for the incumbent from another...
  • Democrats want to wait, see; GOP quickly onboard

    With the power to pass judgment on President Bush's choice for the Supreme Court, senators reacted cautiously Tuesday to the news that the president had settled on federal appellate court Judge John Roberts Jr. While most Republicans always were expected...
  • From the archives: Ditka punts on possible GOP run for U.S. Senate

    From the archives: Ditka punts on possible GOP run for U.S. Senate
    Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka said Wednesday he would not ask Republican leaders to make him their U.S. Senate nominee, forcing a political organization hobbled by scandal and infighting to search for another candidate to replace primary winner...