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  • Adlai Stevenson Center's inauguration

     
    by Mark Silva They turned out today, some who have trod the presidential nominating path and some who haven't, at the historic homestead of Adlai Stevenson II, to take stock of what has happened to the presidential nominating process and......
  • Bill Clinton's night at party convention

     
    by Mark Silva The Democrats appear to be getting their Clintons in a row. The former president will take a turn at the podium of the Democratic National Convention the night before Sen. Barack Obama accepts the party's presidential......
  • Rev. Jax and the Obama fracas: War the key issue

     
    In a lengthy interview with Essence magazine linked here, "old guard" African-American candidate Jesse Jackson -- recently in the news for his caught-on-camera call-out of Barack Obama -- addresses generational division and calls the Iraq war "the premier...
  • Jesse Jackson eclipsed in the Obama age

     
    by David Greising For most of Jesse Jackson's life, his trademark declaration -- "I am somebody!" -- has been self-evident. But not so much any more. The rise of Barack Obama and a surge of young leaders in the civil......
  • Joe Biden's long road to redemption

     
    In October, Tribune correspondent James Oliphant traveled with Sen. Joseph Biden in Iowa during his short-lived presidential campaign. Here is a version of the profile published last year in the Chicago Tribune. By James Oliphant Friday, October 19, 2007,...
  • Democratic National convention schedule

     
    by Frank James DENVER -- The Democratic National Convention officially starts here today at the Pepsi Center arena with DNC Chairman Howard Dean scheduled to officially gavel open the quadrennial event at 3 pm MT. Here's the overall schedule with......
  • Denver: In with the new, in with the old

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER - Someone old, someone new, nothing red, all things blue: The starting lineup of featured speakers at the political rodeo opening today will give Democrats here, and indeed anyone tuning in from afar, a big taste......
  • Obama's guv to miss convention start

     
    by Rick Pearson DENVER--Already shunned for a national nominating convention speaking role by home-state Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign, Gov. Rod Blagojevich won't attend the Illinois Democratic delegation's opening breakfast Monday and may...
  • Michelle Obama's biggest speech ever

     
    by Frank James In a few hours, Michelle Obama, the would-be first lady of the U.S., will make the most important speech of her life as she introduces herself, her husband and her family to the nation from the grandest......
  • Clinton backer: Obama mentor slurred me

     
    by Rick Pearson DENVER--An African-American woman who is an Illinois delegate for Sen. Hillary Clinton maintained today that Senate President Emil Jones, a mentor of Sen. Barack Obama, called her an "Uncle Tom" at the Illinois hotel for the Democratic.......
  • Dems convene, night 1 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
  • Al Sharpton: Afternoon with 'Uncle Al'

     
    by Dawn Trice DENVER -- It's about 2 p.m. mountain time, when I enter the Pepsi Center to interview the Rev. Al Sharpton. He's in a place called Radio Row, an enclosed room with queues of tables where radio folk......