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  • What's behind the hatred of Obama?

    What's behind the hatred of Obama?
    What drives Barack Obama's "doubters and haters"? So asks Obama biographer David Maraniss in a recent op-ed article for The Washington Post. By doubters and haters, he means the people who think Obama wasn't born in the U.S., that he's a secret Muslim or...
  • Rev. Jeremiah Wright calls on Obama to promote peace

    Rev. Jeremiah Wright calls on Obama to promote peace
    WASHINGTON — The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the president's former pastor whose sermons touched off a firestorm in the 2008 political campaign, urged today that Barack Obama heed the words of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and transform the country...
  • Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend

    Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend
    Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States. The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
  • Poll shows Texas going red prior to first presidential debate

    Poll shows Texas going red prior to first presidential debate
    A new poll (www.texaslyceum.org/media/staticContent/PubCon_Journals/2012/2012_Texas_Lyceum_Poll_FINAL_RESULTS_10-1-12.pdf) suggests Texas will go red again next month. The annual survey from the non-partisan Texas Lyceum (www.texaslyceum.org) shows that...
  • How are Romney, Obama connected to the arts?

    How are Romney, Obama connected to the arts?
    Art hardly ever comes up as a campaign issue in presidential elections. But once voters decide, the artistic tastes of the first family become well known from the pieces they choose to adorn the White House. Barack Obama has long taken pride in his...
  • Hidden side of Obama's race gap

    Hidden side of Obama's race gap
    In his 2008 "A More Perfect Union" speech, presidential candidate Barack Obama declared, "Race is an issue that I believe this nation cannot afford to ignore right now." Then he tried his best to ignore it. At least in public, that is. It says a lot...
  • Obama and Romney fought cleanest fight in history

    Obama and Romney fought cleanest fight in history
    Now that the candidates have left the hustings (whatever those are) behind, it can be said: This was the cleanest presidential campaign in recent memory, perhaps in American history. Before you get exercised about Mitt Romney's sketchy tax math or...
  • Christian Right aligns with Mitt Romney

    Re: “A marriage of doctrine, politics,” Patrick Caneday’s column, Sept. 8: I don’t seem to recall that we are voting on the head of the Christian Church this November, I thought it was for the head of our country, a political...
  • Rev. Jeremiah Wright to preach at New Covenant Baptist Church

     
    Rev. Jeremiah Wright will preach Jan. 9, 2012 at New Covenant Baptist Church as part of a year-long series of events by the church leading to the Dec. 31, 2012 retirement of the churches co-founders Rev. Randolph Bracy Jr. and his wife, LaVon Wright...
  • Hey, Ricketts family, since you seem to have some extra cash lying around...

     
    Wah-wahhh The Ricketts family, owners of the Chicago Cubs, today moved to control the fallout from a now-disavowed plan to politically attack President Barack Obama reportedly funded by family patriarch. The New York Times first reported that a plan was.....
  • Gay marriage foes honor zealot who encouraged burning of Protestant heretics at the stake

     
    A Cook County judge has granted lawyers with the conservative Thomas More Society the right to represent the interests of two downstate county clerks who are opposing two lawsuits aimed at declaring the Illinois’ ban on gay marriage...
  • Oh, brother! Romney misses another ‘Sister’ moment

     
    What an encouraging moment it would have been this week if Mitt Romney had refused to accept the resignation of his newly named foreign policy spokesman Richard Grenell. If, instead of having his campaign issue a tepid statement expressing disappointment,...