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Lynn Sweet is the Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times. She appears frequently on CNN and other outlets as an analyst. Sweet has a master's from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She also attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Sweet is a former fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. Sweet is in Northwestern University’s Medill Hall of Achievement and was named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the capital’s "50 Top Journalists."

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Obama at Presidential Center ceremonial groundbreaking: ‘We can’t wait to see this place come to life’

Michelle Obama talked about her vision for the center at the groundbreaking — and how the city needs to even the score between the North and South Sides.

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Biden cancels Chicago trip: White House

President Joe Biden will remain at the White House on Wednesday to "continue working on advancing" two crucial pieces of legislation.

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Obama at ceremonial Obama Center groundbreaking Tuesday: At museum, artifacts to tell the Obama story

The Obama Museum is collecting artifacts to illustrate Barack and Michelle Obama’s life before, during and after their eight years in the White House.

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Texas near total abortion ban opens door to Illinois parental notice repeal, bolstering abortion rights

"We’re looking at that, as well as what we might do in direct response to the law in Texas," Senate President Don Harmon said during the Sun-Times’ "At the Virtual Table" show.

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Senators Durbin, Padilla push immigration reform in Little Village visit

Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. and Alex Padilla, D-Calif., in Chicago on Friday, said a revised immigration plan will be submitted to the Senate parliamentarian in a few days.

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Obamas to visit Chicago next week for official presidential center groundbreaking

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot will join Obama for the small groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday.

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President Biden to visit Chicago on Wednesday to tout vaccine mandates for businesses

Biden intends to visit a Chicago business enforcing a vaccine mandate, a White House official said.

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Group of unaccompanied children from Afghanistan arrives in Chicago as wave of refugees continues

About 75 unaccompanied minors arrived in Chicago on Wednesday morning, according to city and federal officials.

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Rahm Emanuel made $13M since leaving City Hall, financial disclosure reports show

Former Mayor Emanuel’s nomination to be ambassador to Japan has no significant opposition.

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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy visit Palatine, Cicero, Chicago today

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot will join them at different stops.