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So Snowden asks Putin if he spies on Russian citizens. Big deal. Why doesn't Snowden hack into Putin's computers & find out?
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People who stand close enough to spit on you when they talk, should be seized by the CDC.
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Woman taken into custody after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a Las Vegas speech. Clinton ducked and was unhurt.
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Doris Kearns Goodwin: Lincoln was "actually sexy." My column:
Doris Kearns Goodwin is a petite person who writes about towering figures: Lyndon Johnson, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, the Kennedys. She sat in a hushed meeting room at the University of Chicago’s hushed Alumni House, where David Axelrod, asked her unhushed questions. “People ask why can’t Obama...
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Does Michael Steele still have a future in the Republican Party? My column:
Michael Steele is crossing the Midway Plaisance, a mile-long green swath that cuts through Chicago’s Hyde Park and was once used for the world’s first Ferris wheel, hootchy-kootchy dancing and the other earthly delights of the Columbian Exposition of 1893. Today, it is a verdant ribbon, wider than two football fields, that lies at the foot...
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"You cannot not be in a gang in Chicago." My column:
It rose to 80 degrees in Chicago on Saturday, the warmest day of the year so far, and a spasm of gunfire quickly followed. Over 36 hours, at least 36 people were shot. The Chicago Sun-Times noted that “shootings each weekend for the last four weeks have risen steadily: 17, 19, 25” and now had set a record in the 30s. Beyond the shock of...
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"Knock on wood, we have not had a single student shot this week," security chief, Chicago Public Schools, on #Chicagoland. #CNN
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My thanks to Bill Daley for speaking to my seminar at The University of Chicago Institute of Politics yesterday. The kids were wowed. Even I was wowed.
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Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 46 years ago tomorrow. We can honor the day by remembering his contribution to America and non-violence.
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Whatever you have to pay for a good desk chair is worth it.
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Chief Political Columnist at Politico: Sometimes in error, but never in doubt.
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Chief Political Columnist at Politico
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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    English Literature