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Romney and Obama Voters Both Turn Out in Tinley Park

Romney and Obama Voters Both Turn Out in Tinley Park

Helen B. Sandidge School, at 16600 66th Avenue in Tinley Park, not far from the southern precipice of Cook County, has technically been defunct since the end of the 2008-2009 school year, This morning, however, one might have been forgiven for thinking it was open again, as cars packed the lot and political signs dotted […]

Nothing More Important on Planet Earth

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Nothing More Important on Planet Earth

Reporting from McCormick Place, Tim Shaunnessy finds Micah who voted in California but flew to Chicago to be here in McCormick Place tonight.

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Live from McCormick Place as Reporters Prepare for Security Checks

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Live from McCormick Place as Reporters Prepare for Security Checks
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Biden Appeals To Middle Class In Oshkosh, Plugs Early Voting

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Biden Appeals To Middle Class In Oshkosh, Plugs Early Voting

Adele Parks is a high school student from Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Generally on a Friday morning she should be at school. Not on that day, though; she was on an entirely different campus. Specifically, she was at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, as part of a line that formed in front of the university’s Albee Hall Friday […]

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Logan Square Voters Cheered By Debate Outcome

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Logan Square Voters Cheered By Debate Outcome

It didn’t take long before Jason Pretchel walked out of Cole’s Bar in Logan Square minutes after 8 p.m. last night, just as the second presidential debate at Long Island’s Hofstra University got underway. Both candidates’ response to the very first question were enough to drive Pretchel, 25, from the viewing party at the back […]

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No End In Sight For Gridlock In Washington, Experts Say At Event In Chicago

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No End In Sight For Gridlock In Washington, Experts Say At Event In Chicago

Why is there political gridlock in Washington? William Daley, who became President Obama’s Chief of Staff in 2011, blames congressional Republicans. Daley succeeded former Congressman Rahm Emanuel in the White House when Emanuel won the election to replace Daley’s brother Richard M. Daley as Chicago mayor. Too facile, argued Republicans to Daley’s assertion on a […]

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Protesters Oppose Expanding Drone Use

When President Barack Obama made his closing remarks on the NATO summit in Chicago, he pointed out the alliance’s plan of acquiring “a fleet of remotely piloted aircraft, drones, to strengthen intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.” Activist Medea Benjamin speaks about drone warfare at the Heartland Cafe A drone is any aircraft that is piloted remotely. […]

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