The Sunlight Foundation
, painting a picture of a couple things; his power base in Chicago, the connections he maintained to the conservative Democrats he pulled into office, and, interestingly, the journalists who got face time: Jonathan Alter, Karen Tumulty, Noam Schieber, Fred Hiatt, Ryan Lizza,Ron Fournier, Candy Crowley, Tom Friedman, Susan Page, David Ignatius,David Wessel, Mark Halperin, Katty Kay and David Leonhardt. And maybe Murdoch.
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