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Luis Gutierrez

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  • Blocking Immigration Reform Hurts More Than House Republicans

    Oops, they're about to do it again. The GOP's uncanny urge to undercut its own future is breathtaking. Widely displayed during the last presidential campaign, this penchant for self-harm has resurged in the wrangling over immigration reform. A faction...
  • Flackery and hackery

     
    A reader asked for my take on this USA Today story: WASHINGTON — Over the past 10 years, Rep. Luis Gutierrez has paid a Chicago lobbyist more than $500,000 in taxpayer funds to work side-by-side with his congressional staff. Lobbyist......
  • Immigration reform: Grayson and Gutierrez will host public forum

     
    This Friday, U.S. Representatives Alan Grayson (FL) and Luis V. Gutierrez (IL) will host a public forum with immigrant families and community organizations in Orlando to raise awareness about the urgency of federal immigration reform.  “The time for...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress

    Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress
    — Last Memorial Day, Sen. Dick Durbin traveled to a conference at a luxury beach resort on Tunisia's Mediterranean coast. The Democratic senator and his wife, Loretta, stayed at The Residence Tunis, which is part of the exclusive "Leading Hotels of...
  • How we did a story on Illinois Congressional voting absences, and why

    How we did a story on Illinois Congressional voting absences, and why
    The House of Representatives doesn’t readily disclose what percentage of roll-call votes lawmakers miss. But an independent legislative tracking service, whose Web site is GovTrack.us, does. I turned to GovTrack late last year when writing about...
  • Federal court upholds Democrats' map of Illinois congressional districts

    Federal court upholds Democrats' map of Illinois congressional districts
    A federal court panel today upheld the Democratic-drawn redistricting of Illinois' congressional boundaries, rejecting a Republican challenge that contended the new map was illegal. The court agreed with the GOP complaint that the map “was a...
  • Emanuel fundraising slows after election

    The fierce pace of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's fundraising tapered to a trickle once he was elected, with only $91,000 in contributions since April 1, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday that showed him with more than $1.5 million left in the...
  • Rep. Gutierrez arrested in White House immigration protest

    WASHINGTON - Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez was arrested in front of the White House on Tuesday afternoon while protesting deportation of illegal immigrants, a spokesman said. Gutierrez was released and made it back to the floor of the House of...
  • D.C. quake leaves staffs of Illinois lawmakers shaken up

    D.C. quake leaves staffs of Illinois lawmakers shaken up
    Staffs of Illinois lawmakers were "a bit unnerved" by today's earthquake but left their offices in good order with no injuries reported. "I've got a whole new view of the lyrics, 'I feel the Earth move under my feet,' " quipped Sharon Jenkins,...