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Lynn Sweet (born May 15, 1951)[1] is the Washington, D.C. bureau chief for the Chicago Sun-Times and a columnist for The Hill, a weekly newspaper that covers the U.S. Congress, and for The Huffington Post.

Sweet is a past president of the Washington Press Club Foundation and is a member of the Gridiron Club.

Sweet, a Chicago native, holds a master's from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism(1975). She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley after attending the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

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  1. ^ "Birthday of the Day: Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times DC bureau chief and columnist". Politico. 15 May 2017.