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  • Mayor decries 'old school politics,' Garcia hits him for crime in rival ads

    Mayor decries 'old school politics,' Garcia hits him for crime in rival ads
    With Chicago's mayoral campaign in its final two weeks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia are taking shots at each other in TV ads. Garcia's ad, his first of the campaign, hits Emanuel on crime and tax incentives for projects...
  • Lawsuit can keep Florida the Sunshine state of government

    Lawsuit can keep Florida the Sunshine state of government
    For now, the closest thing to an investigation into Gov. Rick Scott's attempted purge of state agency leaders is a lawsuit. Floridians should be grateful for the litigation. Scott began by forcing out the director of the Florida Department of Law...
  • Wasserman Schultz disputes claim she offered to shift position on medical marijuana

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, in an interview Friday, emphatically rejected an allegation that she offered to change her position on medical marijuana in return for a prominent pot activist retracting statements critical of the congresswoman....
  • The ambivalent pursuit of a war resolution

    The ambivalent pursuit of a war resolution
    It was one of the more embarrassing moments in an embarrassing year — decade? — for Congress. As Islamic State rampaged through Syria and Iraq over the summer, Congress stayed on vacation rather than debate and vote on a broad resolution...
  • Hatfield and McCoy feuding puts Hallandale City Hall in political spotlight

    Hatfield and McCoy feuding puts Hallandale City Hall in political spotlight
    There's a newfound fascination with city politics here, and it's got nothing to do with the usual minutiae of municipal government. It centers on a growing feud between a Hallandale Beach commissioner and the mayor. Officials are embarrassed, residents...
  • Dying former official a focus of Maryland assisted suicide bill

    Dying former official a focus of Maryland assisted suicide bill
    It's been more than 15 years since Dick Israel's body started to revolt. Back then, in the early days of his Parkinson's disease, Israel still wrote legal opinions in flowery script from an old-fashioned fountain pen, churning out advice for the General...
  • Quickly for Feb. 20: 'Unhappy Hoosiers'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. The Indiana House members from Lake County who voted to remove Glenda Ritz as chairman,...
  • Time to vote, Chicago. Here are the Tribune's endorsements.

    Time to vote, Chicago. Here are the Tribune's endorsements.
    As Chicagoans select their next mayor and City Council, the stakes are stratospheric: If this city doesn't gain better control of its finances, all of its other good intentions — better schools, improved services, safer neighborhoods — don't...
  • Sweet dreams and easier days are made of Andrew Johnson app

    Sweet dreams and easier days are made of Andrew Johnson app
    I love Andrew Johnson's voice. His soothing, Scottish voice, counting me down 10 ... 9 ... 8 ... into "a gentle state of relaxation." Imagine Sean Connery calmly whispering into your ear. That's Andrew Johnson. My co-worker uses him to fall...
  • Fioretti running down lonely road for Chicago mayor

     Fioretti running down lonely road for Chicago mayor
    Mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti stood in the kitchen of a South Side firehouse on a recent morning and explained to a small group of firefighters and paramedics why he would be a better steward of their interests than Rahm Emanuel. Take pension...
  • Advocates, Lobbyists Fear Cuts In Malloy Budget

    Advocates, Lobbyists Fear Cuts In Malloy Budget
    HARTFORD - For Dawn L. DeMatteo, the state budget is personal. DeMatteo traveled to the state Capitol this week to warn legislators and advocates about the impact of potential budget cuts as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy prepares to release his budget...