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2008 election

Analysis: In Iowa, Hillary Clinton Battles The Ghosts Of 2008

The projection of realness — naturalism, authenticity, approachability — on Clinton’s part has been a central aim of her campaign from the start. Her swing through the Hawkeye State this past weekend was replete with efforts at being (or, at least, seeming) real (or, at least, real-ish).

August 19, 2015

Too Late For The New, Improved Clinton And Perry?

Unfortunately for them, their paths to the Oval Office are much more complicated now than they were the last time they ran.

July 23, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘The Age Of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years’

The dramatic influence the Christian right exerts over the Republican Party has been well documented — but Democrats rely on religious voters as well. In his new book, The Age of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years, Steven P. Miller explores the bipartisan political impact of the evangelical movement over the past four decades. Miller, a professor at Webster University and […]

August 16, 2014

High-Tech Firms Focus On Energy Efficiency To Confront Climate Change

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama pushes ahead on a strategy for confronting climate change that relies heavily on energy efficiency, some Americans may see flashbacks of Jimmy Carter trying to persuade them to wear an extra sweater and turn down the thermostat. Silicon Valley sees dollar signs. Long […]

July 2, 2014

How President Obama Helped Joe ‘The Plumber’ Get A Union Job

Congratulations, Samuel “Joe” Wurzelbacher — better known as “Joe the Plumber.” The non-Joe, non-plumber announced on his Facebook page that he has acquired a job with the Chrysler Group LLC, which requires membership in the United Automobile Workers labor union. “In order to work for Chrysler, you are required to join the union, in this case […]

February 18, 2014