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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Democrat @RepSwalwell  noting @realDonaldTrump  accusing witnesses of being "Never Trumpers" in a Tweet today, asks them if they are. Kent, Taylor, say are not. #ImpeachmentHearings 

#ImpeachmentHearings GOP Ratcliffe: "What did #Ukraine  President) #Zelensky  do to actually get the aid? The answer is nothing...He didn’t do anything because he didn’t have too.”

Oh, the look @RepAdamSchiff  just shot at @Jim_Jordan  as he sarcastically called unflappable William Taylor the star witness. Taylor, FWIW, said he does not consider himself a star witness. #ImpeachmentHearings 

Just now @NancyPelosi  :"The whistleblower speaks truth to power...nobody should have the right to endanger whistleblowers...and the American people understand that." #ImpeachmentHearing 

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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!

Looking ahead to delegate-rich March presidential primary states, including #Illinois , 2020 presidential hopeful @Kamala Harris rolling out endorsement of Cook County Board Member Dennis Deer, D-Chicago. #twill  Harris well organized in Illinois.

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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