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  • Senate panel gets one-sided earful on Medicaid expansion in Virginia

    Senate panel gets one-sided earful on Medicaid expansion in Virginia
    RICHMOND – Lobbyists, hospital executives, doctors, nurses, law enforcement, businessmen and just plain folks gave voice Tuesday to the heavy support that advocates have long said Medicaid expansion enjoys in Virginia. Dozens of people spoke...
  • Illinois looks at improving voting rights protections

    Illinois looks at improving voting rights protections
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois would beef up protections of eligible voters to ensure they can register and cast a ballot without fear of voter suppression under a measure Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced Tuesday. The proposed...
  • Think Mississippi's death penalty system is fair? Then don't read this.

    If the state of Mississippi had finished what it started, Michelle Byrom would be dead right now. Instead, based on revelations about confessions kept from a jury and an alleged case of perjury, the state’s Supreme Court on Monday tossed out Byrom&...
  • Supreme Court lets stand order that sheriff return medical card holder's marijuana

    WASHINGTON Valerie Okun can get her marijuana back. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to reconsider Arizona court rulings that said the Yuma County sheriff had to return drugs seized from Okun, who was able to produce a medical marijuana card from...
  • Don't forward that email -- John Wayne's daughter didn't write it

    Oh fine. Now the wackos have hijacked John Wayne’s good name to shore up their nonsense. A new version of an already discredited 2011 anti-Obama email is rolling the Internet again. It claims that President Obama’s Social Security number...
  • Hobby Lobby makes a choice, too [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby makes a choice, too [Letter]
    In the article regarding the Hobby Lobby case before the U.S. Supreme Court ("Health care to high court," March 26), Rev. Harry Knox is quoted as saying, "Religious liberty is not about bosses being able to impose their religious beliefs on their...
  • A rebirth of progress politics in Maryland [Letter]

    A rebirth of progress politics in Maryland [Letter]
    Columnist Thomas F. Schaller's sobering commentary on American politics concludes that the deep divisions between blue and red states may require Washington to shift more power back to the states and allow voters to "more closely tailor policies to...
  • Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition

    Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition
    Letters to the editor from Gurnee, Hawthorn Woods and Kildeer. Political favors The legal position that campaign cash is speech is sheer nonsense. Freedom of speech means that you are free to say what you please, not the volume setting on your...
  • A landmark concert 75 years ago

    It was 75 years ago that Marian Anderson gave her famous outdoor performance at the Lincoln Memorial. The concert, known today as the "Freedom Concert," occurred on Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939. It was a moment of great symbolic importance for racial...
  • Friend testifies Bethlehem teen fired fatal shot

    Trash talk between teenage neighbors boiled over into a fistfight before the shooting that killed 25-year-old Joseph Rodriguez last June in Bethlehem, witnesses testified Tuesday in Northampton County Court. Joseph Reyes told jurors he was upset and...
  • Window opens to curb legal corruption

    SACRAMENTO — The most shameful habit of California legislators arguably is their annual summer shakedown of lobbyists. But it finally may be ending, at least in the Senate. Senate leaders — rocked by the corruption scandals of two fellow...