Yesterday was an epic long day for me… but Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett would probably claim it was the longest day of his life… maybe even his worst day of his life. The gubernatorial candidate lost to sitting Governor Scott Walker in a landslide.
I once did a portrait session with the man who I always refer to as Elliot Ness, who locked up a media baron, two Illinois Governors and almost took down Dick Cheney. In between frames we had a nice conversation, both of us new transplants to Chicago.
I had an interesting time today visiting some unusual poling places in Chicago. It was fun having a front row seat to the political process, but boring waiting for voters to show up in this low turnout election.
The US government has the right to order the killing of American citizens overseas if they are senior al-Qaeda leaders who pose an imminent terrorist threat and cannot reasonably be captured, Attorney-General Eric Holder said.
I was in Grand Rapids, Michigan last night once again playing the role of campaign trail photographer.