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Palin Gets The Podium

Posted: 09/03/2008 - The first female Republican nominee for vice president goes before the convention and the American people tonight.

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Obama's Milwaukee Speech Sold Out

Posted: 09/01/2008 - MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Tickets are no longer available for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's speech in Milwaukee.

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First Congressional Forum, 16th District IL

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Updated: 09/03/2008 - Ch. 23 WIFR had its first Congressional Forum for candidates running for the 16th district of Illinois. Here are some questions that viewers wrote.

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Obama Seeks A Personal Touch Within A Huge Stadium

Posted: 08/28/2008 - Barack Obama will use his speech to a crowd of 75,000 people in a football stadium and to millions more at home tonight to explain how he would make a difference in their lives as president.

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Republican National Convention

Posted: 08/26/2008 - While Democrats convene in Denver, Republicans are meeting in Minneapolis, where they're hashing out their party's platform ahead of next week's convention in St. Paul.

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Obama Threat Investigation Update

Posted: 08/26/2008 - A man arrested in Denver over the weekend says his friends made racist statements about Barack Obama and discussed killing the Illinois Democrat on the day of his presidential nomination acceptance speech.

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Michelle 'The Closer' Obama Ready To Open

Posted: 08/25/2008 - Michelle Obama is in Denver today where she'll give tonight's prime-time speech at the Democratic National Convention, introducing her husband to the nation.

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McCain, Obama Agree On Fall Debates

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Posted: 08/21/2008 - John McCain and Barack Obama say they are agreeing to hold three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate this fall.

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Senate President Emil Jones Retiring This Fall

Posted: 08/18/2008 - A high-ranking state senator confirms that Emil Jones is stepping down as Illinois Senate president. Senator Rickey Hendon tells The Associated Press that Jones, who's about to turn 73, plans to step down after November's legislative veto session.

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Robert Novak Announces Immediate Retirement

Updated: 08/04/2008 - CHICAGO (AP) -- A spokeswoman for the Chicago Sun-Times is confirming reports that conservative political commentator Robert Novak is retiring, effective immediately.

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Pet Owners Favor McCain

Posted: 07/08/2008 - If the presidential election were to go to the dogs, then John McCain looks like the best in show.

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