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  • Health-care TV ad wars underway

     
    by Mark Silva In the roiling mix of political crosswinds that may come to characterize the 2009-2010 elections -- in which a Republican quit one congressional race to campaign for the winning Democrat, and in which the president's party was...
  • Sen. Mark Kirk and his comments could tank GOP ticket in 2016

    Sen. Mark Kirk and his comments could tank GOP ticket in 2016
    If only American politics were a movie, then Sen. Mark Kirk could blurt out whatever comes to his mind. The media would be astonished at the honesty. They'd call it endearing. Soon, Washington would speak a dead language: direct talk. And filmgoers...

    Kirk 'bro with no ho' comment adds more discomfort to already awkward topic

     Kirk 'bro with no ho' comment adds more discomfort to already awkward topic
    Way to make it less awkward, Sen. Kirk. Plenty of us who've been paying attention to the discussion around presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham's bachelorhood have been doing so uncomfortably, particularly when Graham raised the specter of "a rotating...

    Emanuel lacks time to become likable, will have to go negative

    Emanuel lacks time to become likable, will have to go negative
    The Mayoral Likability Meter is going haywire. Some days, Rahm is Mayor Antoinette, telling Chicago to eat cake or bending us to his iron will. Other days, he's Mayor Smiley the Likable. And that's the problem. From Mayor Tough to Mayor Hugs, it's...

    Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill

     Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill
    A $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress completed action on over the weekend will provide funding to keep Chicago-area mass transit and roadway projects moving forward, as well as expand pedestrian and bicycle safety programs, transportation officials...