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We revisit a conversation with the authors of Game Change about the 2012 election and their new book, Double Down. Read an excerpt.

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The authors of Game Change talk about the 2012 election and their new book, Double Down. Read an excerpt.

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The unbelievable landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars capped a year of fascinating space exploration. Astrophysicist Chris Lintott looks back on the top space stories of 2012.

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The American Dialect Society names "hashtag" the word of the year. We speak with a local linguist who helped crown the winner.

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What can Chicago learn from education reform in Turkey? We talk with a visiting reformer about the global challenges of improving schools.

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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is riding a jump in polls after last week's debate; some show the Republican has moved ahead of President Obama. Carol Marin has the latest.

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It's not the Olympics, but it's close. We see how a small pocket of DuPage County is preparing for an onslaught of fans and international media as the 2012 Ryder Cup kicks off at Medinah Country Club.

Paris Schutz Heads to Republican National Convention

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Chicago Tonight's Paris Schutz gears up to attend the Republican National Convention next week.

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The pared down list of Taste of Chicago restaurants features mostly returning booths.

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The Republican primaries are all but over; Mitt Romney is the presumptive nominee. Focus now turns to the general election and the battle between Romney and President Obama. We take a look at the evolving race for President.

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Chicago's 5th Annual Restaurant week is in full swing. We tell you what's behind the event, and where you can go for a special meal.

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The 2012 Chicago Auto Show has something for everyone, from the practical and affordable to the stuff of car lovers' dreams. We take a look at some of this year's must-see cars.

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Martin Scorsese's film Hugo leads the pack in today's Oscar nominations. Film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky joins us with his picks and some surprises.

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David Axelrod

President Obama's longtime political strategist will head a new Institute of Politics at The University of Chicago. Elizabeth Brackett talks with David Axelrod about this new project, and the presidential campaign.

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President Obama spoke at a campaign fundraiser in Chicago last week. How will his campaign change this time around? How will it stay the same? We speak with the author of a new article that compares the 2007 candidate with the current one.

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Dr. Terry Mason

Need tips on how to stay healthy in 2012? Dr. Terry Mason, Chief Medical Officer for Cook County Health & Hospitals System, joins us with several health recommendations for Chicagoans. Got any questions for Dr. Mason? Ask them here. Please also join us for a live web chat during and after the segment.