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  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Disorder among states' Ebola strategies raises worries

    Disorder among states' Ebola strategies raises worries
    The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on dealing with travelers from Ebola-stricken regions Monday, but its lack of firm rules left a patchwork of state-by-state strategies that include mandatory quarantines for some...
  • Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race

    Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race
    Sheila Simon Democrat Age: 53 Birthplace: Troy Residence: Carbondale Current job: lieutenant governor Previous positions: Law school professor, Southern Illinois University; Carbondale City Council member; candidate for Carbondale mayor; Jackson...
  • Five Questions for Tracey Griffin

    Five Questions for Tracey Griffin
    In the early 1990s, while working at Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Tracey Griffin helped launch new cosmetics for the CoverGirl and Max Factor brands. Now, after having worked as a Washington-based consultant for McKinsey & Co., Griffin finds herself...
  • In 2nd District, Rigell, Patrick debate dysfunction

    In a way, the incumbent and challenger in one of Virginia's most closely divided congressional districts, the 2nd, agree on the big point: Washington is broken. But Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, and Democratic challenger Suzanne Patrick disagree...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • Riverside study supports IUD use by teens

    Riverside study supports IUD use by teens
    Only 4.5 percent of women under the age of 20 use long-acting reversible contraception, despite growing evidence of its safety and effectiveness. "Many providers have not been counseling adolescents about the use of an IUD (intrauterine device) for...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • In rare move, hands-on Ulman seeks job as No. 2

    In rare move, hands-on Ulman seeks job as No. 2
    Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive. "This is really what I get giddy about," said Ulman,...
  • Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance

    Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance
    For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor. He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...
  • Dick Durbin bio

     Dick Durbin bio
    Dick Durbin Political party: Democrat Current job: U.S. senator since 1997, now assistant majority leader Age: 69 Born in: East St. Louis Lives in: Springfield and Chicago Personal: Married to Loretta with children Paul, Jennifer and Christine...