Lynn Sweet

Washington Bureau Chief, Chicago Sun-Times

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Columnist at PoliticsDaily.com and Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times

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In his first public appearance since leaving office, Former President Barack Obama led a panel discussion at the University of Chicago, where he once taught.

What's next for Barack Obama?

In his first public appearance since leaving office, Former President Barack Obama led a panel discussion at the University of Chicago, where he once taught.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters today that the  President will have an announcement tomorrow .  Nobody now doubts the announcement will be that Chief of Staff …

Obama and Emanuel: Great Team or a Mismatch?

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters today that the President will have an announcement tomorrow .  Nobody now doubts the announcement will be that Chief of Staff …

from Which Way, L.A.?

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is stepping down, and  Rahm Emanuel  wants the job. President Obama is  expected to announce  his Chief of Staff's departure tomorrow.

Obama and Emanuel: Great Team or a Mismatch?

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is stepping down, and Rahm Emanuel wants the job. President Obama is expected to announce his Chief of Staff's departure tomorrow.

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Legalizing the sale of cannabis in California has turned out to be a fruitful endeavor for the state thanks to taxes.

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KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

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