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  • Illinois lawmakers split 9-9 on bailout

     
    By Laura Olson Four Illinois House Democrats voted against the economic bailout proposal,citing a lack of protections for homeowners and of stricter regulations to prevent a similar incident in the future. Five Illinois Republicans also voted against it....
  • Shimkus walked on Obama: 'Frustrated'

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Joe Wilson, the South Carolina Republican who yelled at President Barack Obama during his address to Congress this week, wasn't the only one unhappy with what he heard. Rep. John Shimkus, a Republican from Illinois, walked......
  • Obama's 'got game,' and competition

     
    by Mark Silva For all the war councils lately at the White House -- and that "beer summit'' on the South Lawn -- the big fall basketball game on the first court promises some real stretches. President Barack Obama, who......
  • Shimkus bill-reading: Refreshments

     
    by Mark Silva This is what passes for drama in Washington: Rep. John Shimkus, the Illinois Republican who walked out toward the end of the president's address to a joint session of Congress yet still won an invitation to play......
  • Social nets wrap: Bush, Whitman, Brown and others celebrate Independence Day weekend

     
    Politicians including John McCain, Arnold Schwarzegger and George Bush bid their social networking followers a happy Independence Day weekend....
  • Ryan quits race

    Beleaguered Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Jack Ryan ended his campaign Friday, leaving his party scrambling to find a replacement with enough money and magnetism to mount a serious challenge against Democratic candidate Barack Obama. Ryan had been under...
  • GOP leaders say they felt misled on Ryan file

    Top GOP officials said Tuesday they felt misled by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jack Ryan when he assured them in recent days and weeks that his sealed divorce records would not embarrass him or a political party still struggling to regain its...