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  • Garcia vs. Emanuel could be proxy for fight within national party

     Garcia vs. Emanuel could be proxy for fight within national party
    After forcing Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff election to keep his job, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is framing the head-to-head showdown as part of an ideological fight for the soul of the Democratic Party. That narrative seeks to...
  • In campaign for mayor, funding support mostly in Chirico's column

    In campaign for mayor, funding support mostly in Chirico's column
    As the race for Naperville's top elected office heads into its last five weeks, one mayoral candidate is working with a substantial sum of donated cash, while state filings show no contributions reported so far in this election cycle by his three...
  • Has Scott Walker passed Jeb as GOP favorite?

    Looks like Scott Walker is following the right wing orthodoxy to a tee. Walker was a big hit at the weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference, getting applause, ┬ábig ovations, you name it. Walker came in second to Rand Paul in the straw...
  • W.Va. Senate OKs election bill for potential Manchin gov bid

    The West Virginia Senate has approved legislation aimed at blocking U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin from handpicking his successor if he runs for governor in 2016. The measure approved Sunday on an 18-14 vote would require special elections, not appointments, in...
  • Missouri candidate's suicide came after a rough, short campaign.

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. To some Republicans, the strains of a bitter intraparty fight for the gubernatorial nomination seemed to be grating on State Auditor Tom Schweich. At a GOP meeting a week ago in Kansas City, state Rep. Kevin Engler said his wife...
  • Popular Peru ex-minister charged in killing of journalist

    A retired army general widely seen as a possible presidential candidate has been formally charged with murdering a prominent journalist 26 years ago during the country's internal conflict, a prosecutor announced. Luis Landa said in interviews published...
  • Jindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health law

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. Jindal, a second-term Republican governor weighing a 2016 presidential candidacy, said the GOP...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete

    Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete
    On a gray wintry day outside the Capitol, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stood on the grassy East Lawn and denounced President Obama’s plan to temporarily defer deportation for millions of immigrants in the country illegally. Gathered to hear the senator...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8
    There's a storm coming, Mr. President. After raiding FEMA's disaster fund to finance America Works, Frank finds himself in trouble when a massive hurricane threatens 12 states. In response, Congress offers to replenish the fund, and then some, but as...
  • Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll. Pollsters announced Saturday that Paul won 25.7 percent of the votes in the annual survey, giving Paul his third consecutive win...
  • Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration

    Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration
    I've come up with a fabulous plan to deal with the estimated 11 million people who are in this country illegally. Call Uber. Maybe the U.S. government can get a high-volume group discount, and deport everybody for a minimum rate of $2.40 per person....