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  • Tribune profile: Judge Diane Wood

     
    By John McCormick and Jeff Coen Virtually every Wednesday evening, Diane Wood leaves one courthouse and travels a few blocks to another for a two-hour rehearsal with the Chicago Bar Association Symphony, an ensemble where she has played the oboe......
  • Obama urges us to avoid debt. Oh really?

     
    by Frank James One of the most memorable lines from President Barack Obama's mortgage-relief speech in Phoenix, AZ today came in this paragraph: So solving this crisis will require more than resources - it will require all of us to......
  • Obama, Netanyahu: Peace talks resume

     
    by Paul Richter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today that he wants to resume peace negotiations with Palestinian leaders immediately, but stopped short of embracing a fully sovereign Palestinian state, as the Obama administration has...
  • Obama curbing auto greenhouse gasses

     
    by Jim Tankersley and Richard Simon The Obama administration plans to announce on Tuesday that it will set national restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles, in what environmentalists are hailing as a major step to curb global warming...
  • National parks: Gun-toters welcome

     
    by Mark Silva Let's see... Coleman lantern, L.L. Bean sleeping bags, Timberland boots, Smith and Wesson 9 mm... It's almost official: National parks and wildlife refuges will be open to gun-toting visitors , under a credit-card reform bill -- only......
  • Cheney: Unpopular after all these years

     
    by Mark Silva Dick Cheney, who has maintained something of a higher profile after leaving the vice president's office than he held in office, has not made a lot of new friends. Most Americans surveyed -- 55 percent -- hold......
  • Cars.com News Briefs: Jan. 25, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: In last night's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama touted bailouts for the auto industry, citing GM's return to No. 1 ??? with 9.03 million global sales in 2011 ???......
  • Pelosi: 'Losing public relations game'

     
    by Mark Silva Some are getting through the controversy over "harsh interrogation techniques'' better than others: President Barack Obama, apparently, is faring well with the public in his disavowal of terrorist interrogations authorized by the Bush...
  • Rep. Israel: All carrots, no sticks... UPDATED

     
    Rep. Steve Israel is denying, through an aide, a City Hall News story posted late Thursday that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel threatened political punishment if he went ahead with his primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Israel......
  • Obama's court pick: 'A common touch'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who is close to making his first appointment to the Supreme Court, says he is looking for a judge who has not been isolated in "the ivory tower,'' one who has "a common touch''......
  • Obama: 'What Memorial Day is all about'

     
    by Mark Silva This president is headed to Camp David today for the Memorial Day weekend, and, figuring that Americans are getting ready to "fire up the grill,'' offers a weekend address today that is short on political policy and......
  • 'Chicago Straight:' Blago, Obama et al

     
    by Mark Silva Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich "nursed an intense jealousy'' of Barack Obama, the former junior senator from Illinois who won the White House before he was 50, according to an account of "the tangled web of connections''......