What Makes Obama Run?December 8, 1995 Lawyer, teacher, philanthropist, and author Barack Obama doesn't need another career. But he's entering politics to get back to his true passion--community organization
The Kiss and the Cover-upMarch 19, 2004 Don't tell when you can show. It's a basic principle of effective writing, and we can see the Tribune's David Mendell putting it to use at the end of his January 25 profile of Senate candidate Barack Obama.
The Obama JuiceJune 4, 2004 Barack Obama's political director calls it "drinking the juice." Once campaign volunteers "start drinking the Obama juice," Dan Shoman told the New Yorker, "you can't find enough for them to do."