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  • You can feel it: Early Onset Clinton Fatigue

    You can feel it: Early Onset Clinton Fatigue
    — She burned the tapes. Had President Richard Nixon burned his tapes, he would have survived Watergate. Sure, there would have been a major firestorm but no smoking gun. Hillary Rodham was a young staffer on the House Judiciary Committee...
  • College of DuPage may ban employees from expensing alcohol purchases

    College of DuPage may ban employees from expensing alcohol purchases
    The College of DuPage would ban reimbursements for alcohol as part of a series of actions proposed Wednesday following a Chicago Tribune report on lavish spending by top school administrators at the campus' high-end restaurant. In a memo to the board of...
  • Eric Holder has used three email aliases since taking office

    Eric Holder has used three email aliases since taking office
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. has used three email aliases to conduct government business since he took office in 2009, a Department of Justice official confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. All three of Holder's email addresses, including the one he uses...
  • Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails

    Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails
    The Associated Press on Wednesday sued the State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. The legal action follows repeated requests filed under the U.S....
  • Clinton disregards rules and lacks transparency

    I read the article on Hillary Clinton's email use with great interest ("Clinton's email: Red herring or a red-flag?" News, March 4). The article quotes spokesman Nick Merrill, who said that “like secretaries of state before her, she used her own...
  • Clinton concedes she should have used government email

    Clinton concedes she should have used government email
    Confronting a growing political furor, Hillary Rodham Clinton conceded Tuesday it was a mistake to exclusively use private email as secretary of state, but she defiantly rejected accusations that she created a security risk or violated the law. She also...
  • Hillary Clinton's self-inflicted scandal

     Hillary Clinton's self-inflicted scandal
    There were a couple of important things that Americans learned about Bill and Hillary Clinton during their White House years: First, they are unusually smart and driven people with a rare knack for overcoming adversity. Second, a lot of their adversity is...
  • The maiming of Illinois: The state's pension systems

    The maiming of Illinois: The state's pension systems
    On Wednesday, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the state's meager attempt at pension reform in 2013. No matter the outcome of this case, the fate of government employee pensions has been sealed for quite some time. The...
  • On records request, Illinois attorney general plays 2 roles

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Upon taking office last month, Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs sought Attorney General Lisa Madigan's advice on his campaign promise to publicize a taxpayer-funded investigation into sexual harassment allegations against...
  • Seizure Of Election Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'

    Seizure Of Election  Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'
    The head of the state's new government accountability office in recent days ordered the seizure of a computer from the state's elections enforcement agency — a move that a top election enforcement official calls a "major security breach" because the...
  • Clinton requests State Dept. release her emails following Benghazi probe subpoena

    Clinton requests State Dept. release her emails following Benghazi probe subpoena
    A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer...