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Kearney: Snarky Obama trumps shallow Romney in third presidential debate

Kearney: Snarky Obama trumps shallow Romney in third presidential debate

Ryan Kearney, Columnist

October 23, 2012


Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

Considering his Ivy League education, his undeniable personal success in business and his service as the governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney is clearly not a dumb man. Indeed, it is his intelligence that makes his total hollowness as a presidential candidate all the more stunning. It is that hollowness...

Live stream: Third presidential debate between Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Live stream: Third presidential debate between Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

October 22, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision, Video

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney square off tonight in their third debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. The final debate is a foreign-policy roundtable and will be moderated by CBS' Bob Schieffer. Check back with The Daily at 8 p.m. for a live stream of ton...

State senate candidates debate fiscal policy, gun control

State senate candidates debate fiscal policy, gun control

Jia You, Reporter

October 22, 2012


Filed under City, Daily Decision, Local, Politics, State

State Rep. Daniel Biss (D-Skokie) and Republican challenger Glenn Farkas, both vying to represent Evanston in the Illinois General Assembly, debated fiscal reform, taxes and gun control at a debate Sunday at Wilmette Village Hall. The League of Women Voters chapters of several North Shore subu...

Watters: Lowered expectations after debate race to bottom

Watters: Lowered expectations after debate race to bottom

Arabella Watters, Assistant Forum Editor

October 21, 2012


Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

When Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took the stage last Tuesday at Hofstra University, I already had the sinking sensation that the debate wasn’t going to go the way that I had hoped. After all, in this election, Romney can’t seem to do anything right consecutively. He’s a one-hit wonder kind of...

Updated: Early voting starts in Evanston

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 21, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

Update, 6:30 p.m. Monday: Nearly 500 Evanston residents cast their ballot on the first day of early voting in Illinois, according to the Cook County clerk's website. Across the county, 13,723 voters went to the polls to vote early today. Original story: Early voting begins today in Cook Cou...