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  • Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters

    Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters
    A case for immigrants House Speaker John Boehner should let the 2013 Senate immigration-reform bill come to a vote instead of blocking it. We are a nation of immigrants. This past week, a Wall Street Journal poll showed that 74 percent of all...
  • 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 to run for Naperville city posts

    Dozens seek to run for 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....
  • What to do if your crazy right-wing uncle comes for Thanksgiving

    What to do if your crazy right-wing uncle comes for Thanksgiving
    “Never talk about religion or politics at the dinner table,” the saying goes; these conversations can ruin holidays like Thanksgiving. But while avoiding these subjects may make sense for individuals, it’s terrible for the country -- and...
  • Part 8: Disclosure rules are lax, and reports are hard to find

    Part 8: Disclosure rules are lax, and reports are hard to find
    When it comes to keeping an eye on ethics, Virginia legislators know who to rely on: themselves. They say they eke out a living in public service with a near-poverty-level salary — but they get tens of thousands of dollars in allowances they don't...
  • Neophyte Patty Lopez takes Raul Bocanegra's California Assembly seat

    Neophyte Patty Lopez takes Raul Bocanegra's California Assembly seat
    After weeks of vote tallying, political neophyte Patty Lopez has unseated incumbent Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, a fellow Democrat, in an upset that has sent shock waves beyond their San Fernando Valley district. Lopez, a relative unknown, was...
  • Democratic turnout embarrassing

    Democratic turnout embarrassing
    As a registered Democrat, I am amazed and somewhat disgusted at the low Florida Democratic voter turnout in the election. The percentage of registered Democrats voting statewide was about 50 percent. In Broward and Miami-Dade counties, it was 44 percent...
  • Election results predictable

    Election results predictable
    The results of this midterm election were as predictable as ever. No surprise, and more importantly no mandate? How so? When two-thirds of eligible voters don't vote this is what happens. Those that put the current administration in office were by and...
  • President should serve the public, not rule over us

    President should serve the public, not rule over us
    Jonathan Gruber has made some very damaging comments about Obamacare as well as stating that the American voters are stupid. Although he was talking about the issue of Obamacare, his assertion of stupidity on the part of the American voter can be...
  • Who's who in the Ferguson story

    MICHAEL BROWN Brown, 18, was shot to death shortly after noon Saturday, Aug. 9, in the 2900 block of Canfield Drive at the Canfield Green apartments in Ferguson, Mo. The official autopsy said he was struck by six bullets. His body lay on the street for...
  • Mikulski should try talking to voters

    Mikulski should try talking to voters
    I read with interest the story of the big meeting that Sen. Barbara Mikulski had with other Democratic leaders in Maryland to find out what went wrong on Nov. 4 ("Top Democrats meet to analyze what went wrong," Nov. 17). My advice to her and others of...