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It has been 50 years since Lyndon Johnson signed the Great Society program into law. Ten trillion dollars later, the effects have been the very antithesis of his stated aims. This single piece of public policy has destroyed the family, caused a marked...
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Chinta Strausberg was visiting a relative's South Side business in January 1993 when — out of the blue — an elderly uncle telephoned her at the automotive parts shop. "First I was surprised that he knew I was there, but he kept saying,...
CNNCHICAGO -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress effective Wednesday, citing the need to spend time "restoring my health." Jackson, who announced his resignation in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, has been is the subject of several...
KickingTiresElection season kicked into high gear last night as the country prepares to peacefully elect a new leader. While everyone is grading the first of three presidential debates from last night and how President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt......
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Six years ago, the Chicago Tribune published my op-ed titled "Why Obama should run for president." "We need a calm, reflective president who does not think the other party is driven by bad motives. … He brings people together to find a consensus...
FrameworkGoing into the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts was the front-runner, but did not have a lock on the nomination....
Chicago Tribune reportersThe presidential campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have pledged not to run political ads Sept. 11, out of respect for the terrorism victims. Which means there are 64 other days when you can count on being deluged with ads before Election Day. 1...
Tribune staff reporterAs America's banking system began to freeze in mid-2008, Juan Rangel's nonprofit United Neighborhood Organization was in trouble. Because of a gubernatorial funding veto, the Latino group, which runs one of Chicago's largest charter school networks,...
Special to the TribuneJoe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelThere seems to be a big difference off opinion on what kind of job Sen. David Simmons is doing in the state Legislature. Last night the Florida School Boards Association named him Outstanding Legislator of the Year. Today, Fund Education Now, a...
The courtship of the Hispanic vote has reached new intensity in the presidential campaign, with both President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney dutifully addressing the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed...
Handling of Benghazi attack ‘nauseating and disturbing’ To the editor: Most believed from day one that those killed in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, died from a terrorist attack. Reports have said that various key agencies within the Obama...
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