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  • Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill for now, ending looming showdown with White House

    Senate Democrats on Tuesday put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending for now a looming showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama over negotiations to prevent Tehran from having the capability to make a nuclear weapon.
  • Netanyahu invitation unwise

    Netanyahu invitation unwise
    Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Republican party was generally thought of as the party of national security. The final years of Ronald Reagan's administration, successful arms control talks and masterful handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union...

    Pilot program at Lovell trains medics to care for veteran patients

    Pilot program at Lovell trains medics to care for veteran patients
    Joe Carney of Gurnee has served four tours of duty in the Middle East as a paramedic in the U.S. Army and now a new pilot program is helping him to become a physician's assistant. Carney, 32, met with Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Lake Forest, who voiced his support...

    Justice Department explores taking action on violent Illinois youth centers

    Justice Department explores taking action on violent Illinois youth centers
    Illinois' troubled residential treatment centers for children and teens are drawing the attention of federal authorities after the Tribune documented hundreds of rape and assault allegations and found that state officials kept sending juvenile wards to...

    Duckworth says she's considering Senate bid against Kirk

    Duckworth says she's considering Senate bid against Kirk
    Rep. Tammy Duckworth ended a political guessing game Monday by making it official that she is exploring a challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016. Duckworth, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates, told the Tribune she is considering a bid against the Highland...