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by Adam Doster
12:51pm
Wed Mar 19, 2008

FLASHBACK: Chicago Editorial Boards On Invading Iraq

Today, the editorial boards of Chicago's two major newspapers chose to ignore the five-year anniversary of our invasion into Iraq. Considering the cover their pages offered the Bush Administration in the run-up to the war, we at Progress Illinois find that silence discouraging...
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by Adam Doster
11:16am
Wed Mar 19, 2008

Obama's Populist Call

In the frenzy over Barack Obama's race speech yesterday (Did he disavow Rev. Wright? Was it too long? How will white independents react?) pundits and reporters alike generally ignored what I found to be the sharpest and most encouraging section of his address: Just ...
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by Josh Kalven
5:58pm
Tue Mar 18, 2008

Sun-Times' Sweet Fabricates Obama Flip-Flop

During his speech in Philadelphia this morning, Barack Obama said the following about his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright: "Did I know him to be an occasionally fierce critic of American domestic and foreign policy? Of course. Did I ever hear him make ...
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by Mose Buchele
12:10pm
Tue Mar 18, 2008

Obama Repudiates Political Culture That Seized On Wright Comments

In his speech this morning on race and religion in politics, Barack Obama was expected to further distance himself from statements made by his former Pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. He did that, but he also did much more. In the speech at Philadelphia’s Constitution Center, ...
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by Joshua Hoyt
7:32pm
Sun Mar 16, 2008

JOSHUA HOYT: How The Democrats And The DCCC Finally Got Immigration Right

On March 8, Democrat and scientist Bill Foster shocked the political world by beating Republican dairy and investment millionaire Jim Oberweis in the special election in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. This is a case where the Democratic candidate, the Democratic ...

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by Adam Doster
9:30am
Fri Mar 14, 2008

UNITE-HERE Tells Trump "You're Fired!"

Members of the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) were anticipating their third annual meeting for quite some time. An advocacy group that promotes mixed-use development in downtown Chicago, local business and civic leaders were excited to unveil an ambitious $165 million plan ...

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