Lynn Sweet

Lynn Sweet


Lynn Sweet is a columnist and Washington Bureau Chief at the Chicago Sun-Times. Was columnist at the late PoliticsDaily.

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@JoeBiden , if I understood him right, said if Supeme Court vacancy in @realDonaldTrump  last year, he would do a 'Merrick Garland' or not call for a vote on the nominee

As #DemDebate  wrapping up, biggest stumble for @SenWarren  was her last exchange w @JoeBiden  and looking for a lifeline, does her go to, her Obama appointment as consumer agency leader (which she conceived)

And in other news, the House on voice vote today: to name Post Office in Van Nuys, Calif. the "Marilyn Monroe Post Office" and in Pacoima, Calif. as the "Ritchie Valens Post Office Building" #MarilynMonroe 

Just in: from @JoeBiden  campaign: Former Senator Bob Kerrey Endorses Joe Biden for President

Democratic presidential contender @CoryBooker , in Chicago today, endorsing Marie Newman for Congress. Seat now held by Rep. @DLipinski03 

Coming up, just announced from WH: Press Briefing with White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney at 12:30PM ET.

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You tell me how this looks: Sitting below the 11 white Republican men on the Senate Judiciary Committee is the female they hired to ask their questions to Blasey Ford. #KavanaughHearings 

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For all of Lindsey Graham's heated remarks: Reminder, Senate Republicans blocked Obama Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Would not even give him a hearing. #KavanaughHearings 

#WomensMarch @GloriaSteinem  "We've elected an impossible president. We are never going home. We are staying together and we are taking over"

Breaking: gives birth to girl on Monday, the first senator in office to have a baby. Only 10 women in Congress -in history of the U.S. - had babies while serving. My story:

Keeper line: "When all was said and done, we were on the same team." on 2008 rival . They visi #McCainMemorialed  in Obama's Oval Office.

This means President Obama will be able to host the 2016 World Series champions Chicago Cubs at the White House before he leaves office!

Punch in the gut @Pete Buttigieg to @BetoORourke  "I don't need lessons from you in courage." Buttigieg correct in calling out damage to Democrats Beto likely did in using word confiscate in talking about AK's #DemocraticDebate 

Stephen #Colbert  on #RNCinCLE  convention floor as Flickerman from Hunger Games #RNC2016 

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Just in: named new exec team for their Higher Ground Productions - Priya Swaminathan, Tonia Davis are co-heads of company w a deal to produce series with Netflix. Qadriyyah “Q” Shamsid-Deen to be creative executive for the company.

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