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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.

Clarence Page Samples

Obama's help has limits, even in Chicago

Four years ago, I was surprised by how early in the evening on election night President Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel won the mayoral race in Chicago, a city whose elections are historically famous for long counts.

Giuliani's gaffe puts GOP to a new test

Was Rudy Giuliani playing a race card when he accused President Obama of not loving America?

How Democrats lost white voters

While talking to black and white Republicans recently about the Grand Old Party's outreach efforts to voters of color, I wondered: What are Democrats doing to reach working-class whites?

GOP's new goal: A less-white party

Republicans are starting to show some color again. Hey, it's a start.

Making sense of news by making fun of it

"Did I die?" The "weird" coverage of his departure felt like reading his own obituary. Enjoy it, Jon.

Brian Williams' fall: From storyteller to yarn spinner

If anyone would be upset with Brian Williams, I figured that it would be Doug Sterner. That describes Williams in many people's minds.

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