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  • U. of I. ends admissions clout

    Hoping to end a "sorry chapter" in University of Illinois' history, new board chair Christopher Kennedy and other trustees voted Thursday to eliminate all preferential admissions practices that led to a massive scandal at the state's most prestigious...
  • Karen Bass: Madame Speaker

    Since California added term limits to the political rule book in 1990, the piece of furniture occupied by the speaker of the California Assembly has become both a musical chair and an ejector seat. We've had nine speakers in 14 years. Karen Bass is the...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Talk about a meltdown

    Jonah Goldberg: Talk about a meltdown
    When a loved one dies (as my brother did last month), one of the standard pieces of advice is to not make any big decisions. Don't reorganize your life in a moment of existential panic or remorse. Take your time. Cope. But when thousands die, or when...
  • Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft

    Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft
    Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
  • Lobdell: Who's to blame for Arizona shooting?

    Can you imagine our congressmen — John Campbell and Dana Rohrabacher — surrounded by bodyguards each time they make a public appearance in Newport-Mesa? Me neither. With 435 representatives and 100 senators, that would be quite an army...
  • Kennedy diagnosed with brain tumor

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a seizure over the weekend, according to doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital. His prognosis remains unknown, pending further tests. The...
  • Joe Biden's long road to redemption

     
    In October, Tribune correspondent James Oliphant traveled with Sen. Joseph Biden in Iowa during his short-lived presidential campaign. Here is a version of the profile published last year in the Chicago Tribune. By James Oliphant Friday, October 19, 2007,...
  • Saladino: Newsday endorsed me if I say so?

     
    Newsday is endorsing various candidates this week. One of them was not Joseph Saladino, running against Keith Scalia for an Assembly seat in Massapequa: "Incumbent Assemb. Joseph Saladino, 45, of Massapequa, says all the right things about reducing the...
  • Kennedy to Obama administration? Definite maybe.

     
    Our Alfonso Castillo filed this report on rumors of a Kennedy in the Obama administration: As published reports surfaced about President-elect Barack Obama possibly tapping Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Caroline Kennedy for positions in his administration,...
  • Helen Thomas: Obama's one-day pardon

     
    by Mark Silva If Helen Thomas holds the only chair in the White House press briefing room named for an individual rather than an organization - a front-and-center seat at that - it may have something to do with the......
  • Kennedy as U.S. EPA choice? He has local history

     
    With Robert F. Kennedy Jr. reported early on to be a possible pick as environmental secretary in the coming Obama administration, questions have been raised about the degree to which Kennedy over the years has backed up his environmental......