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  • Geithner's new book rips Kirk on U.S. debt and China

    Geithner's new book rips Kirk on U.S. debt and China
    WASHINGTON — In a memoir released today, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner takes a shot at Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois for "delusional" fears when Kirk purportedly warned officials in China not to buy U.S. Treasury securities or other U.S....
  • Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition

    Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition
    Somber events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide were held this week, complete with reflections on the 1.5 million people who were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. We are greatly disappointed that it appears we&...
  • Full results of the Change of Subject predict-the-news click survey

     
    Full results of the survey, which I'll compare to my own predictions in the Sunday print column LAW AND ORDER Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is appealing both his conviction and his sentence in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.......
  • Will this year's GOP primary be the one where mischief voting actually works?

     
    From Sunday's print column Note that in the last quarter of 2013, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner raised about four times as much campaign cash as his three rivals combined in the March primary. Even if you don't count the......
  • Indiana gives BP a pass on mercury

    Indiana gives BP a pass on mercury
    Faced with public outrage and congressional pressure, the oil company BP vowed six years ago to develop cutting-edge technology that could sharply reduce toxic mercury discharged into Lake Michigan by its massive refinery about 20 miles southeast of...
  • Kirk hailed upon return to U.S. Senate

    Kirk hailed upon return to U.S. Senate
    Sen. Mark Kirk's halting, 18-minute climb up the Capitol steps Thursday came nearly a year after a major stroke left him so incapacitated that he was in critical condition for 10 to 15 days and had difficulty keeping his balance while sitting up. Those...
  • Major step: Kirk returns to Senate

    Major step: Kirk returns to Senate
    Keeping a pledge he made last spring, Sen. Mark Kirk climbed the Capitol steps on Thursday to mark his return almost a year after suffering a major stroke. The 53-year-old Republican from Illinois was greeted by two top Democrats: Vice President Joe...
  • Durbin praises Obama's speech as 'beautiful'

    — Monday was a momentous day for President Barack Obama — and not a bad one as well for the president's friend, longtime ally and fellow Illinois Democrat, Sen. Dick Durbin. The Senate's No. 2 leader joined Obama at an early morning church...
  • Sen. Kirk opposes Chuck Hagel as defense nominee

    Sen. Kirk opposes Chuck Hagel as defense nominee
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk announced Friday he will not support the nomination of fellow Republican Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, citing instances in which he believes Hagel has not been tough enough on Iran. Kirk, of Illinois, joining...
  • Obama to speak Friday at Hyde Park high school

    Obama to speak Friday at Hyde Park high school
    In addition to speaking at a South Side high school Friday, President Barack Obama is expected to meet privately with 20 young black men there to discuss the challenges of growing up in a rough neighborhood. White House officials asked Principal Antonio...
  • Roosevelt students lead campaign against armed police in Chicago schools

    Roosevelt students lead campaign against armed police in Chicago schools
    Roosevelt University students and faculty are leading a letter-writing campaign to urge U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk to combat violence by pushing for more counselors, not armed police, in Chicago schools. More than 15 Roosevelt students,...