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  • 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,...
  • Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats

    Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats
    The leader of the Chicago City Council’s Latino Caucus said today that four more wards should have Latino supermajorities, an announcement that came as the council nears a deadline for redrawing the city’s wards. The city should have 14...
  • Federal court pushes back congressional candidate filing while Illinois map in dispute

    A federal judge today moved back the filing schedule for Illinois congressional candidates to late December while deliberations continue on a lawsuit challenging the state’s new U.S. House district boundaries. The start date for filing candidate...
  • Children of undocumented immigrants getting deportation relief

    Children of undocumented immigrants getting deportation relief
    Children of undocumented immigrants are getting some relief from the threat of deportation. U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Chicago) and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugeee Rights have unveiled a website where undocumented children can apply...
  • Illinois convention notebook: talking points and Madigan speaks

    Illinois convention notebook: talking points and Madigan speaks
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As Illinois delegates gather each morning for breakfast to hear from political motivational speakers and to get a grab bag of tchotchkes, they’re also given something else: a set of talking points to use in case they get...
  • Rep. Gutierrez praises Obama on DREAM order, rails against Romney

    Rep. Gutierrez praises Obama on DREAM order, rails against Romney
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rep. Luis Gutierrez used his turn on the Democratic National Convention stage Wednesday to hail President Barack Obama’s support for immigration reform and blasted Republican nominee Mitt Romney as someone who wants to turn...