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Lynn Sweet is the Chicago Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief. She writes a column, a blog and files on Twitter. Sweet is a regular guest on television and radio news shows. A Chicago native, Sweet earned a master's from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley after attending the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, in Manhattan on Tuesday to headline Democratic fundraisers, made a surprise stop at a Gap store at East 42nd and Third Avenue. He bought a blue workout jacket for first lady Michelle.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Roskam R-Ill., a longtime Obamacare critic, wants Congress to create a watchdog to monitor President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. talks to reporters as she leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a speech from the Senate floor on Tuesday accused the CIA of illegal snooping--conducting, as she said, "unauthorized search of the committee computers."
The U.S public does not want the U.S. to get too involved in the wake of Russia sending troops to Ukraine, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. And there is a big political split between how people see the Obama administration handling the crisis.
WASHINGTON — As Hillary Clinton ponders a 2016 run, she participates in the family business, the Clinton Global Initiative, which she runs with former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea. They announced Tuesday the 2014 edition of CGI University will be at Arizona State and run March 21-23.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill. unveiled his newest initiative on Tuesday, calling for Congress to pass his "American Cures Act" to provide boosted federal funding for biomedical research. Durbin discussed his proposal in a speech at the Center for National Policy here. Durbin was introduced by the chairman of the center, Peter Kovler, a member of one of Chicago's major philanthropic families.
WASHINGTON — resident Barack Obama travels to New York City on Tuesday to headline fundraisers for Democrats.
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