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The Swampby Rick Pearson DENVER--Sure there's all that talk that Sen. Joe Biden brings to Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign some gravitas on the issues of foreign affairs and national security. But the choice of Biden as Obama's running mate also......
The SwampSen. Joe Biden, D-Del., Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama's pick as his running mate, kisses his mother Jean, left, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at their home in Greenville, Del. (AP Photo/ bySuchat Pederson) by Rick Pearson DENVER--Sure...
The Swampby Mark Silva None of Roland Burris' "people'' were successful at reaching any of Barack Obama's "people'' -- at least that's what the man appointed to replace the president-elect in the Senate, the former senator who maintains that the governor......
Paul GreenbergDear Vet, Thanks for the memories, specifically the biographical sketch of Bill Mauldin, the great but never assuming cartoonist for Stars and Stripes during the World War, Act II. I worked in a cubicle across from his office when I was an editorial...
It's understandable if you feel discouraged and disillusioned. It's no shame to wise up, cross the aisle and vow not to be fooled anymore. All that starry-eyed campaign rhetoric — We are "the party of idealism and inclusion," "the party of a...
Change of SubjectIt’s understandable if you feel discouraged and disillusioned. It’s no shame to wise up, cross the aisle and vow not to be fooled anymore. All that starry-eyed campaign rhetoric — We are “the party of idealism and inclusion,”...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelOne of the U.S. Senate's leading moderate Republicans died Saturday. Of course, I'm referring to a former senator, Charles Percy of Illinois. When it comes to today's heavily-right, brook-no-dissent Republican Party, you couldn't write the phrase “...
Special to the TribuneSometimes, in the public consciousness, a town's reputation carries more weight than the day-to-day reality. Such is the curious case of Kenilworth, unique among the North Shore suburbs for several reasons, including its history as a planned community,...
WASHINGTON -- Facing the prospect of a tough reelection fight, veteran West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller, 75, announced Friday that he will leave the Senate when his current term ends. His decision makes him the first senator in either party whose term...
Tribune reporterCharles H. Percy, a brilliant businessman who represented Illinois for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate, once headed the chamber’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee, and harbored unrealized ambitions to run for the presidency, died early...
Former Sen. Charles H. Percy, a former Foreign Relations Committee chairman whose moderate Republican views put him at odds with party conservatives, died Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was 91. Percy's daughter, Sharon Rockefeller, announced in 2009...
Staff reporterScarlett's Other "Naked" Moment Last week, actress Scarlett Johansson was angered after her cell phone was hacked and two privately-taken naked pictures of the actress were blasted throughout the viral world. But I've "over-Snerd" a more embarrassing...
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