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Obama in Africa, White House Down and Sudan's Lost Boys take the stage
Jun. 28, 2013
We discuss what President Obama's trip to Africa could mean for US relations with the continent. Then, Milos Stehlik offers a glimpse of new action thriller "White House Down." Plus, we explore weekend events with an international theme.
Full text: Obama reacts to SCOTUS
Jun. 26, 2013
President Barack Obama issued the following statement Wednesday in response to the Supreme Court's finding that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.
Dems were drunk with hope, now the hangover hits
Jun. 10, 2013
Many of us, even those of us who were never fully sold on Barack Obama, keep waiting for him to be the good guy we'd hoped for. But last week's NSA scandal can't be denied.
10 misconceptions about Chicago from a Texas transplant
May. 30, 2013
A Texas transplant reflects on her own biases and examines what it means to be a "real" Chicagoan.
Workers protest Pritzker’s nomination
May. 21, 2013
A picket line stretched for roughly two blocks in front of the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in the south Loop. The demonstration was organized by Unite Here which represents Hyatt Hotel workers.
The recent trifecta of scandals are Obama's own fault
May. 16, 2013
The IRS, the AP mess, Benghazi — the administration's own careless arrogance has given the GOP a field day.
Transit fare-card fog thickens
Mar. 21, 2013
Also: School closings analysis / Docs back gay marriage / Abusive priests / Your taxes at work / Prostitutes walk free? / March #^¢&ing Madness
Honors due for Internet activist Aaron Swartz
Mar. 14, 2013
Also: CTA fares headed up, speculations on a Clinton-Obama ticket in 2016 and Obama trumps pope on Twitter.
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