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.

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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 …

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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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