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A new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows that, halfway through his first term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's overall disapproval rating is up 11 percentage points over a year ago. Four in 10 Chicago voters — and nearly half of the city's African-American voters...
WASHINGTON -- Enough with this "enough" business. Latest to the question of whether a person is sufficiently identifiable as belonging to a particular demographic is Ted Cruz -- the conservative Texas senator who happens to be of Hispanic descent. But...
WASHINGTON — Two years after Mark Sanford left the South Carolina governor’s office tarred by an adultery scandal, he has completed an unlikely political comeback to win a special congressional election. Sanford defeated Democratic neophyte...
Tags: Elections, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Steve Israel, Government
A recent article in the real estate section of MSN.com, written by Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes Magazine, was titled “America’s Most Miserable Cities of 2013.” The article ranked American cities based on metrics that included violent...
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers brought their historic roadshow to Chicago a few weeks into the 1947 season, a record crowd of 46,572 people crammed into Wrigley Field, and 20,000 more stood outside wishing they could get in. After the game,...
Earlier this year, I saw a powerful play set in Zimbabwe in the 1890s (when it was called Rhodesia) that brought back some disturbing memories of my visit there about 15 years ago. "The Convert," the first in a trilogy being written by Zimbabwean award-...
April 4, 1988 Patrick Reynolds, soon to be 3 years old, and 7-month-old cousin David Jeramy Goolman, both whom suffer from cystic fibrosis, will be on hand for the annual Clark County Cystic Fibrosis Walkathon held at the George Rogers Clark High...
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century. But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
Change of SubjectBy Jessica Reynolds I attended the Chicago Teachers Union rally and march yesterday — as an objective spectator — along with the new editorial board intern David Uberti. Those of you who have read the Tribune's editorials on CPS closings......
It’s time for the Cubs to move out of Wrigley Field and leave Chicago! Tom Ricketts bought this team and he should have the right to run his business as he sees fit. He should not be held hostage by a money-greedy, dictatorial mayor who even tells...
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