Lynn Sweet

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Name: Lynn Sweet
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Why Durbin voted yes on funding Syrian rebels

BY LYNN SWEETWashington Bureau Chief September 19, 2014 12:46AMUpdated: September 19, 2014 12:49AMWASHINGTON — On Oct. 11, 2002, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was one of only 23 senators to vote against the invasion of Iraq. That was a vote that has defined ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Can Kerry sell President Obama's ISIS...

09/17/2014Can Kerry sell President Obama's ISIS strategy?Colonel Jack Jacobs, Aaron David Miller and Lynn Sweet discuss whether the U.S. plan to fight ISIS, without ground troops, will work and if Secy. of State John Kerry will be able to sell the plan ... [Published MSNBC - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois House Dems agonize over vote to fund Syrian rebels

BY LYNN SWEETWashington Bureau Chief September 17, 2014 11:18PMRep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill on May 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C. | Mark Wilson/WASHINGTON — The House vote to fund, train and equip Syrian ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

What Obama did on Sept. 11, 2012

“In a free democratic republic,” former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson tweeted a week ago, on Sept. 11, “what’s the justification for leaders keeping secret what the elected commander in chief [was doing] on the public’s behalf while Americans were under ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Evening Rush for Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Obama library choice narrowsThe University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago are among the finalists to house the Obama presidential library. The foundation in charge of picking the location did not weigh in on the specific spots offered ... [Published Voices - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Michelle for Senate? Talk about fun

Psst! Did you hear the one about Hillary Clinton? She is moving back to Chicago to run for the U.S. Senate? Oops — I mean Michelle Obama.It has a familiar ring.That tasty bit of political gossip was revived last week when Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Obama prepared to take action against ISIS

09/13/2014 Ed O’Keefe, Washington Post Congressional Reporter, and Lynn Sweet, Washington Bureau Chief for Chicago Sun-Times, join Alex Witt to discuss the latest developments in the White House and on Capitol Hill, including the President’s new comments ... [Published MSNBC - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Evening Rush for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Rrrrrrrriot!Riot Fest is finally here, taking over Humboldt Park with seemingly every band ever and maybe enough spark to ward off the cold and rain on Day 1. We’ll be live blogging, updating on social media and reporting from the scene all weekend. Can’t ... [Published Voices - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Mark Kirk Name-Drops Michelle Obama as Potential 2016 Challenger

Mark Kirk knows Michelle Obama's not interested in his job, right?This summer the First Lady debunked rumors that she was running for public office in her native Illinois, but Kirk—the Republican junior senator from the Land of Lincoln—has nonethless ... [Published NBC Chicago - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Two Chicago Sites Cut From List for Obama Library

The pool of locations vying to become home to a potential Obama Presidential Library has reportedly been narrowed.The Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet reported Thursday that two Chicago sites -- in Lakeside and Bronzeville -- have been cut from the running. ... [Published NBC Chicago - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s immigration decision could hurt Dems in Illinois

By Lynn SweetWashington Bureau Chief September 7, 2014 11:22PMU.S. Rep. Bill Foster | Al Podgorski~Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — While Democrats worried about losing control of the Senate urged President Barack Obama to hold off on taking action on immigration ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

What will Bob McDonnell's fate be?

09/06/2014 Lynn Sweet, Washington Bureau Chief for Chicago Sun-Times, and Aaron Blake, political reporter for The Washington Post, join Alex Witt to discuss the outcome of the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and the chances of an appeal. ... [Published MSNBC - Sep 06 2014]

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Why Durbin voted yes on funding Syrian rebels [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 1 hour ago]
Braley’s Bumbled Campaign [Published Republican National Committee - 15 hours ago]
Illinois House Dems agonize over vote to fund S... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 18 2014]
What Obama did on Sept. 11, 2012 [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 18 2014]
Can Kerry sell President Obama's ISIS... [Published MSNBC - Sep 17 2014]
The Evening Rush for Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 [Published Voices - Sep 15 2014]
Michelle for Senate? Talk about fun [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 15 2014]
Obama prepared to take action against ISIS [Published MSNBC - Sep 13 2014]
The Evening Rush for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 [Published Voices - Sep 12 2014]
Mark Kirk Name-Drops Michelle Obama as Potentia... [Published NBC Chicago - Sep 12 2014]
Report: Illinois Republican Fundraising Off of ... [Published National Review - Sep 12 2014]
Dold, Schneider will debate head-to-head only o... [Published Deerfield Review - Sep 12 2014]
Two Chicago Sites Cut From List for Obama Library [Published NBC Chicago - Sep 12 2014]
Kirk fundraising off ‘rumor’ Michelle Obama wil... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 12 2014]
Letter: Dold is a Tea Party candidate [Published Northbrook Star - Sep 09 2014]
Rep. Luis Gutierrez Slams White House for Immig... [Published NBC Chicago - Sep 08 2014]
Obama’s immigration decision could hurt Dems in... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 08 2014]
What will Bob McDonnell's fate be? [Published MSNBC - Sep 06 2014]
This Week in Mudslinging: Rauner's Foot-in-Mout... [Published NBC Chicago - Sep 05 2014]
Schneider, Dold launch ads in battle for 10th D... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 03 2014]
Obama Limits Campaigning to ‘States Where He’s ... [Published LifeNews.com - Sep 02 2014]
Is Sen. Rand Paul looking at 2016 run? [Published MSNBC - Aug 23 2014]
Rove-related group jumps in Schneider-Dold race... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 21 2014]
What’s next in the case against Rick Perry [Published MSNBC - Aug 16 2014]
Does Rick Perry still have a chance at 2016? [Published MSNBC - Aug 16 2014]
CNN's GUT CHECK for July 22, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 22 2014]
'Al the Pal'-Dixon Relished the Nickname [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 07 2014]
10 Takeaways From Roskam's Loss [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jun 21 2014]
Even After New Emails, MSNBC Panelists Still Du... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - May 05 2014]
Christie still entangled in bridge scandal [Published PBS - Feb 03 2014]
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CNN's GUT CHECK for July 22, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 22 2014]
CNN’s POLITICAL GUT CHECK |for July 22, 2014|5 p.m.—  n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle FAA BANS U.S. FLIGHTS TO ISRAEL, CITING ROCKET ATTACKS … The FAA has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited ...
'Al the Pal'-Dixon Relished the Nickname [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 07 2014]
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10 Takeaways From Roskam's Loss [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jun 21 2014]
Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times ...
Even After New Emails, MSNBC Panelists Still Du... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - May 05 2014]
Forget about the newly released White House emails – MSNBC personalities will never admit that the Benghazi scandal is anything more than a Republican talking point. On Saturday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, fill-in host Richard Lui at least brought up ...
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