Frank James

Reporter, Chicago Tribune


Reporter for the Chicago Tribune's Washington bureau and a blogger for its The Swamp

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President Obama today told the nation's mayors they have a friend in the White House.

Obama Warns Mayors on Misuse of Stimulus Funds

President Obama today told the nation's mayors they have a friend in the White House.

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