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by Josh Kalven
Tue Mar 18, 2008

Sun-Times' Sweet Fabricates Obama Flip-Flop

During his speech in Philadelphia this morning, Barack Obama said the following about his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright: "Did I know him to be an occasionally fierce critic of American domestic and foreign policy? Of course. Did I ever hear him make ...
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by Mose Buchele
Tue Mar 18, 2008

Obama Repudiates Political Culture That Seized On Wright Comments

In his speech this morning on race and religion in politics, Barack Obama was expected to further distance himself from statements made by his former Pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. He did that, but he also did much more. In the speech at Philadelphia’s Constitution Center, ...
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by Joshua Hoyt
Sun Mar 16, 2008

JOSHUA HOYT: How The Democrats And The DCCC Finally Got Immigration Right

On March 8, Democrat and scientist Bill Foster shocked the political world by beating Republican dairy and investment millionaire Jim Oberweis in the special election in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. This is a case where the Democratic candidate, the Democratic ...

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by Adam Doster
Fri Mar 14, 2008

UNITE-HERE Tells Trump "You're Fired!"

Members of the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) were anticipating their third annual meeting for quite some time. An advocacy group that promotes mixed-use development in downtown Chicago, local business and civic leaders were excited to unveil an ambitious $165 million plan ...