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  • Democrats in town for statewide convention

    Democrats in town for statewide convention
    SAN DIEGO -- The Democratic State Convention is scheduled to open Friday at the San Diego Convention Center for a three-day run that includes addresses by Gov. Jerry Brown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Dianne Feinstein The first day line-up...
  • Rush Limbaugh Revels in Crossfire After "Slut" Comment

    Rush Limbaugh Revels in Crossfire After "Slut" Comment
    Republican kingmaker or entertainer? Truth teller or "big fat idiot"? How about "lightning rod"? Once again, Rush Limbaugh -- the conservative provocateur with the self-described "talent on loan from God" -- is in hot water. Limbaugh, who has been the...
  • Meet the RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2012 Final 4

    Meet the RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2012 Final 4
    At RedEye, we value strong opinions. And Chicago music fans sure have them. After nearly 24,000 votes, you narrowed down our RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote Top 10 to the 92s, Hospital Garden, the Retar Crew and Santiago x the Natural. The final four...
  • Blagoje-who?

    Blagoje-who?
    One prospective juror for the corruption trial of Rod Blagojevich said her familiarity with the former governor was limited to TV wisecracks she heard from Jay Leno. "He was a joke or something," the woman said. Another potential juror is a labor...
  • Mark Daily's e-mails to family and friends

    10/31/06 pardon the bizarre typing but these german keyboards are crazy. I have arrived in leipzig and am waiting a couple of hours before continuing to kuwait. all is well so far. no real sleep yet as the plane is crammed with weapons, bags, and boots....
  • Obama or McCain: Who's performing better?

    Obama or McCain: Who's performing better?
    Today's question: How are the campaigns performing? What is each side doing that's resonating with voters, and what are they misfiring on? All week, Matt Welch and Kareem Crayton debate the McCain-Obama campaign as it enters its final month. Obama...
  • Letters to the editor

    'Limbaugh Challenge' Re “Take the Limbaugh Challenge. I dare you.” Opinion, March 29 I can't tell if Andrew Klavan's piece is serious or satire. If satire, bravo -- it brilliantly captures the reasons why I can't listen to Rush Limbaugh for...
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  • NY election: Does tie go to Obama?

     
    by James Oliphant, and updated Remember when elections actually, you know, settled things? Even as Norm Coleman and Al Franken fight their own version of The Forever War in Minnesota, we have a new too-close-to-call election. In New York's 20th......
  • Deadlock upstate: Polls closed, but not fundraising

     
    Shades of the Al Franken-Norm Coleman recount. Polls in the 20th Congressional District had been closed for less than 24 hours when fund-raising for a recount started. This message went out at 6:53 p.m. Wednesday from the NYS Democratic......
  • Congress to Obama: Not all at once

     
    by Janet Hook The broad outline of the $3.5-trillion spending blueprint that Congress approved this week hews closely to President Obama's spending targets and pays homage to his ambitious agenda. But the fine print contains a sobering warning about his.....
  • Al Franken's 'victory' margin grows: 312

     
    by Mark Silva Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota -- you know, the erstwhile comedian -- has widened his lead over Republican Sen. Norm Coleman in an election-count that refuses to end and is ultimately bound for the state's highest court.......