Steve Chapman

Steve Chapman

Steve Chapman

Steve Chapman is a columnist and editorial writer for the Chicago Tribune. His twice-a-week column on national and international affairs appears in some 50 papers across the country.

He attended Harvard University, where he was on the staff of the Harvard Crimson, and graduated with honors in 1976. He has been a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and has served on the Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School.

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First-Class Travel Is the Least of Scott Pruitt's Sins Feb 22, 2018

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A Cure for Mass Shootings Doesn't Exist Feb 18, 2018

Every time there is a mass shooting, a chorus goes up: "We must do something to keep this from h... Read More

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Trump Leads an Attack on Legal Immigration Feb 15, 2018

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The Porter Debacle Confirms Trump's Incompetence Feb 11, 2018

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