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  • Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull

    Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull
    During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes. First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...
  • Notebook: Loyola to host Newtown youth players before Denver game

    Notebook: Loyola to host Newtown youth players before Denver game
    The Loyola men's lacrosse program will host nearly 50 players and family members from Newtown (Conn.) Youth Lacrosse on Saturday when the No. 8 Greyhounds host No. 1 Denver in their regular-season home finale at 1 p.m. at Ridley Athletic Complex. On...
  • Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington

    Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington
    WASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
  • State education chairman calls for funding increase

    State education chairman calls for funding increase
    SPRINGFIELD — The chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education today called on lawmakers to increase funding school funding by $874 million at a time when the state treasury is so short on cash that Gov. Pat Quinn has proposed cuts. “We...
  • Boston coverage by CNN, King and Fox lead us into more confusion

    Boston coverage by CNN, King and Fox lead us into more confusion
    Just when it was starting to look like cable news might have actually learned something from its rush-to-judgment sins in covering the Newtown massacre, John King, CNN and Fox News showed Wednesday how shaky and journalistically confused even the genre'...
  • Bombings Bring Back Bad Memories

    The deafening blast 50 feet behind Boston Marathon runner Tami Hughes jolted her right back to Sept. 11, 2001. "In the three seconds that it took me to turn around [last Monday], at first I'm like, 'Oh God, did a plane crash into a building?'" said...
  • Blumenthal: Not Giving Up On Gun Control

    Blumenthal: Not Giving Up On Gun Control
    On Wednesday, the Senate said no to America. But the American people will not take no for an answer. The first words I heard when Vice President Joe Biden banged the gavel to end the vote Wednesday on the gun purchasing background check bill were,...
  • Is national gun control dead?

    Is national gun control dead?
    This week a bipartisan compromise in the U.S. Senate to expand background checks to more gun sales fell short of the filibuster-proof majority that it needed to advance toward passage. Four Democrats joined all but a few Republicans in opposing the...
  • What's Left For Gun-Control Advocates After Crash-And-Burn In U.S. Senate?

    One of the phrases repeated often by advocates of stricter gun laws since the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre has been: "If not now, when?" That rhetorical question became a literal one Wednesday when a federal gun-control bill crashed and burned in the...
  • Obama has kind words for former President George W. Bush

    Obama has kind words for former President George W. Bush
    DALLAS -- President Obama is in the heart of George W. Bush country to pay tribute to the former president he describes as “concerned about all people in America, not just those who voted Republican." Obama kicked off his Texas visit at a...
  • When Augusten Burroughs had no words

    When Augusten Burroughs had no words
    Augusten Burroughs is a man of many words, but he was at a loss the other night. The author of the best-selling memoirs “Running With Scissors” and “Dry” has been touring the country to talk about his most recent book, a self-...