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David Jackson

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  • Senators outraged over Illinois nursing home safety

    A top adviser to Gov. Pat Quinn outlined Thursday for the first time some of the steps Illinois must take to end the warehousing of mentally ill adults in nursing homes, including violent felons who have victimized elderly and disabled residents. And...
  • Congressman Rush sets summit on child-abduction attempts

    U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush said he will summon top federal and local law enforcement authorities, crime victims and experts to a January summit in Chicago, seeking ways to better protect children from attempted stranger abductions. Rush said he is responding...
  • Summit on missing children seeks answers

    At an emotionally-charged hearing on Chicago’s South Side Saturday, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush grilled top law enforcement officials about whether they respond forcefully enough when African-American and Hispanic children are reported missing or...
  • Sweeping changes for nursing homes

    After years of frustration, authorities and advocates believed this spring represented their last and best opportunity to reform Illinois' troubled nursing homes. Still, it took tense negotiations and an 11th-hour deal to strike a historic bill that aims...
  • Obama: 'We need a big stimulus'

     
    by Frank James Here's the transcript for President-elect Barack Obama's news conference earlier today on the economy and his economic team: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Good morning. Please have a seat. Thank you all for being here....
  • Axelrod's email: 'Viral' health-care bid

     
    by Mark Silva Nothing like the Internet. Nothing like a chain-email that goes "viral.'' That's what Obama adviser David Axelrod hopes will happen with an email that he has penned (typed), our friend David Jackson at The Oval notes today.......
  • Barack Obama: 'Media critic'

     
    by Mark Silva Our good friend David Jackson at USA Today has identified a new role for the president of the United States, really an old role for presidents: Media critic. In accepting the apology of Republican Rep. Joe Wilson......
  • Jay Leno: Washington-bound, May 1

     
    by Mark Silva Jay Leno is not only getting the Tonight Show back. He's getting Washington, too: The late-night-flopped-at-prime-time-returning-to-late-night comedian will serve as the entertainer at this year's dinner of the White House Correspondents'...