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  • Brazile: President Obama finally finds his voice

    Back in 1960, then-senator and future President John Kennedy gave a speech about the presidency at the National Press Club. He said:
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Winston Churchill was a man for all times

    LONDON – It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times?In t ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Craver: Sportsplex Wars Episode II: Revenge of the TIF

    I don’t know about you, but I’m currently in a love-hate relationship with sports, and that’s not counting the Bears’ abysmal season.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Carlson: Comedian ventures where President Obama won't on race

    President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address turned out to be pretty much as previewed in a series of strategic spoilers doled out over t ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: 'Selma' shows what it takes to make real change

    John Gardner, a cabinet secretary in President Lyndon Johnson’s administration who later founded Common Cause, once said a requisite for effective cit ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Gears were slipping on car pronunciation

    It just so happens that we have two Chevrolet Impalas – one a white 2003 model and the other a bronze-brown 2002 model.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Ponnuru: Five myths about Mitt Romney as he considers another run

    Mitt Romney might not strike most people as a particularly enigmatic figure, but a lot of mythology has nonetheless grown up around his political care ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dvorak: Fighting to remember, fighting to forget

    Hundreds of American families are still fighting the war in Afghanistan. But they’re fighting it at home.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Joan Oliver: Bright outlook might do one’s heart some good

    This time of year, it can be a lot harder to look on the bright side of life.It’s the middle of wint ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Petri: Cardinal Burke is right; women are terrifying

    Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke is right. Women are scary. Women are terrifying. They come into churches ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Poll numbers, cash should concern Speaker Michael Madigan

    A solid majority of Illinoisans wants newly inaugurated Gov. Bruce Rauner to find common ground with the Democratic legislative majority rather than b ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Students learning how they do, don’t learn

    At Pittsfield Middle High School in southeastern New Hampshire, the students are individually and actively involved in their own learning.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Why all the love for George Clooney?

    Social media is agog over George Clooney’s tribute to his wife, Amal, at last weekend’s Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood. Women, especially, are swoon ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Schaumburg: These opinions surely worth $1.50 cover price

    I owe you a column.It’s been a while. And it’s my turn. I should have been more prepared.I won’t off ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Carlson: Golden Globes for adolescent males of all ages

    Sunday night’s Golden Globes show was held up as the night of Golden Girls. Julianne Moore, 54, won her first award for best actress in a motion pictu ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
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