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Clarence Page

A Chicago Tribune columnist and editorial board member, Page personalizes the issues. He writes with clarity and compassion about topics that strike at America's core, be it politics, affirmative action, educational opportunities, or race and multiculturalism.

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Obama vs. Ferguson's empathy deficit

After a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Michael Brown, President Barack Obama stepped up to perform his unofficial yet widely presumed role: racial explainer-in-chief.

'Emperor' Obama's immigration frustration

Republican fury over President Barack Obama's drastic executive action on immigration distracts from the most obvious solution: the sensible compromise that senators from both parties passed more than 500 days ago, only to have it bottled up by Sp...

Jonathan Gruber should rethink his notion of 'stupidity'

Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin?

Obama's new attitude: Don't back down

With only two years left in his final term -- and after a stinging rebuke to his party in the midterm elections, the president is showing a new attitude: No more Mr. Nice Guy. First he threw down a challenge on the immigration issue.

Dems need more diversity, too

Here we go again. After their recent thrashing in midterm congressional elections, the Democratic National Committee is launching a "top-to-bottom review," DNC chair and Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced.

Voters sent mixed messages to Obama

Before the votes were cast, Tuesday's midterm elections were looking like a "Seinfeld" election. Then the votes were counted and the "Seinfeld" midterms suddenly turned into a "wave" election. Suddenly this election was about something after all.

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