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  • Palin, Obama, McCain: Saturday Nt. Live

     
    by Mark Silva The beating goes on at Saturday Night Live, where a whole cast of impersonators has turned out to explain the presidential election campaign underway. That includes the eyebrow-raising interview that Republican Sarah Palin had with CBS News...
  • Rep. Jesse Jackson's wife-support

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s congressional campaign organization has paid his wife at least $247,500 since 2001, including at least $95,000 after Sandra Jackson joined the Chicago City Council two years ago, according to federal election records...

    Hillary and Jeb: 'Game of Thrones' or the Chicago Way?

     Hillary and Jeb: 'Game of Thrones' or the Chicago Way?
    It's fashionable these days to compare our national politics to HBO's "Game of Thrones," that bloody and sexually explicit fantasy series where treachery is always rewarded. But it's not because the men wear codpieces and leather pants. And it certainly...

    Chapman: Easing up on Sunday liquor sales

    Chapman: Easing up on Sunday liquor sales
    The Chicago City Council is finally taking up one of my pet peeves: the city's absurd rules on Sunday liquor sales. Under the current laws, liquor can't be sold before 11 AM. Under Ald. Pat O'Connor's proposal, big grocery stores would be allowed to...

    Uneasy is the hothead that wears the crown

     Uneasy is the hothead that wears the crown
    On his third anniversary as king of Chicago, who would Mayor Rahm Emanuel choose as his opponent in the upcoming mayoral election? He'd want someone easy, some punchy Democratic regular white-ethnic, a guy with baggage, who wouldn't push too hard and...