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  • Boehner expects fast passage of government funding bill

    Boehner expects fast passage of government funding bill
    A massive funding bill to keep the U.S. government operating will pass the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, Speaker John Boehner predicted on Wednesday. Congressional negotiators reached agreement on Tuesday on a $1.1 trillion measure to...
  • Presumption of disclosure

    President Barack Obama doesn't have a stellar record when it comes to transparency. And this session of Congress falls short when it comes to passing meaningful legislation. So it's fair to say that the two branches agreeing on a bill to streamline...
  • Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill

    Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill
    When U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stopped by an Easton Area High School technology class Monday, he found a sight that made school administrators beam: a room full of students who didn't want to look up from their work. The students were locked in on their...
  • Obamacare advisor apologizes to lawmakers for controversial comments

    Obamacare advisor apologizes to lawmakers for controversial comments
    Jonathan Gruber, an MIT professor who worked on the Affordable Care Act, apologized to members of Congress on Tuesday for a series of controversial comments he made about the law, which Republicans have seized on to attack the healthcare legislation....
  • Bill headed to Quinn would bolster condo owners' rights

    Bill headed to Quinn would bolster condo owners' rights
    It's taken years of work and negotiation but a bill headed to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk attempts to mollify what can be an acrimonious relationship between condominium owners and their building associations and boards. The legislation would create a...
  • House passes GOP California drought bill, but Senate approval unlikely

    WASHINGTON Legislation addressing California's drought reached an inconclusive high-water mark Tuesday, passing the House on a largely party line vote before trickling off to a bleak fate in the Senate. While the Republican-controlled House approved...
  • State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses

    State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities. The measure, to be considered in the spring, would apply only to people licensed to carry...
  • Businessman sues Downers Grove to keep signs painted on his building

    Businessman sues Downers Grove to keep signs painted on his building
    A Downers Grove business owner is taking to federal court a long-running fight over signs on his building. Robert Peterson is suing the village of Downers Grove to keep from having to paint over signs deemed in violation of local ordinance. The suit was...
  • Prosecute the torturers: It's the law

    Prosecute the torturers: It's the law
    Torture is a federal crime, and those who authorized it and engaged in it must be criminally prosecuted. On Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee released a 499-page summary of a report that describes the brutal torture carried out by the U.S....
  • Congress negotiates as deadline nears for government spending bill

    Congress is pushing Thursday's deadline to fund the government to the brink as lawmakers engage in last-minute horse-trading that may require a 48-hour stopgap measure to keep federal offices from temporarily shutting down. The $1.1-trillion funding...
  • EU countries, lawmakers reach preliminary deal on 2015 budget

    European Union lawmakers and the EU bloc of 28 countries have reached a preliminary deal on next year's budget on condition that the group's executive body find a way to pay off unpaid bills totalling more than 20 billion euros ($24.65 billion). Both...