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  • New House GOP better for science -- by a micron

    New House GOP better for science -- by a micron
    For many thinking Americans, the anti-intellectual core of Republican Party policies was made real during a 2007 primary debate among its 11 presidential candidates, when three raised their hands to say they doubted the theory of evolution. More...
  • Portugal ex-PM charged with corruption, to remain in custody

    A Portuguese judge on Monday charged former Prime Minister Jose Socrates with corruption and tax fraud and ordered that he remain in preventive custody. Socrates' arrest on Friday shocked the country and his Socialist party, which hopes to win next year'...
  • McKinney Taking Up Noble Cause Of Campaign Finance Reform

    McKinney Taking Up Noble Cause Of Campaign Finance Reform
    More power to outgoing state Senate Republican Leader John McKinney, who wants to help lead a bipartisan effort to fix Connecticut's once-heralded 2005 campaign finance reform law. May he recruit an army of advocates. The "clean elections" bill passed...
  • Tully, Neustadt will compete for Downers Grove mayor seat

    Tully, Neustadt will compete for Downers Grove mayor seat
    The race for Downers Grove mayor next Spring will be a head-to-head battle. Mayor Martin Tully is seeking a second term in the top spot and faces a challenge from Commissioner Geoff Neustadt, a two-term council member making his first bid for mayor....
  • Dozens seek election to Naperville city posts

    Dozens seek election to Naperville city posts
    A fifth candidate filed to run for mayor of Naperville Monday, which could trigger a primary. Five more City Council hopefuls also turned in paperwork on the last day of filing, bringing the total count to 20 candidates for those seats. Matthew J....
  • Lower fuel costs not reason FPL is one of lowest-cost electric providers in nation today

    Lower fuel costs not reason FPL is one of lowest-cost electric providers in nation today
    As I read the Nov. 15 column, “Shedding more light on your FPL bill,” by my good friend, Randy Schultz, I just had to laugh. Of all the hyperbolic bluster Randy has blown our way over the years, this one might take the cake. Although Randy...
  • Latino voters strongly support Obama immigration action, poll finds

    President Obama's decisions on immigration last week have angered Republicans, but have drawn strong support from a key audience, Latino voters, according to a new survey. Roughly nine in 10 Latino registered voters said they supported Obama's move to...
  • Stalled Greek bailout talks to resume in Paris on Tuesday

    Greece's government will resume stalled talks with EU/IMF lenders in Paris on Tuesday, as Athens pushes to conclude a review by inspectors so it can make an early exit to an unpopular bailout program. Athens had set a Dec. 8 deadline to complete the...
  • Ukraine leader, under pressure from West, pledges new government soon

    By Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine will take the first steps this week towards forming a new government, President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday, seeking to assuage concern among his Western allies that the delay is holding up reform and...
  • Will County GOP votes against county tax levies

    Will County GOP votes against county tax levies
    Will County Executive Larry Walsh took some board members to task last week after Republican members voted against 14 tax levies. All the measures passed with Walsh casting tie-breaking votes for each of the levies -- some of which included employee...
  • In college football politics, only selection committee's vote matters

    In college football politics, only selection committee's vote matters
    The midterm, low-turnout, national elections of early November have given way to a season in which the political froth can't be contained in its own moonshine jug. We are two Sundays removed from a vote that will ultimately decide who will become...