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  • Sen. Kirk's recovery will be uniquely personal, stroke survivors say

    Sen. Kirk's recovery will be uniquely personal, stroke survivors say
    For every survivor of a serious stroke, recovery takes a unique path. Some fight through rehabilitation to return to their old jobs. Others get back to work, though to a less challenging job. For some, the journey never leads back to the workplace. When...
  • Governor signs congressional map drawn to help Democrats

    Governor signs congressional map drawn to help Democrats
    UPDATED with threat of lawsuit by GOP congressmen. Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law the state’s Democratic-drawn map of new Congressional boundaries, a plan designed to reverse Republican gains in last year’s election that is expected...
  • Top Democrat calls for Gov. Jan Brewer's ouster over redistricting

    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) suggested that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should be impeached for her role in ousting the independent official at the helm of the state’s redistricting commission. "I...
  • Downstate congressman endorses Ron Paul for president

    Downstate congressman endorses Ron Paul for president
    Veteran Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson of Urbana has endorsed Ron Paul for the Republican presidential nomination ahead of next week’s Illinois primary. The two will appear at an event at the University of Illinois on Wednesday night to rally...
  • Romney, allies buy $2.2 million of TV ad time in Illinois

    Romney, allies buy $2.2 million of TV ad time in Illinois
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney might not be campaigning in Illinois until Monday, but he’s poised to saturate the state’s airwaves during the final week before the Illinois primary. The contender and a political action...
  • Will Braun's mad-cow charge mooove the needle?

     
    During last night's debate, Carol Moseley Braun claimed that Rahm Emanuel, when in the U.S. Congress "voted to allow people to sell meat from downed animals." What's this all about? I found "Mad Cow Case Renews Debate Over Food Safety,......
  • Banking regulators and Senate Democrats warn against repeal of financial reform law

     
    Key banking regulators and Senate Democrats warned against Republican efforts to repeal all or some provisions of the Wall Street reform law enacted last year, saying the country couldn't afford to return to a system that failed to stop the......
  • California officials say jobs riding on transportation bill

     
    State and local leaders this week used the approaching Labor Day holiday as a platform to call for federal investment in transportation projects, warning that failure to do so would further damage the nation’s infrastructure and cost millions of...
  • Richard Cordray vows accountability if confirmed to head agency

     
    Richard Cordray makes the case he should be confirmed to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
  • House to Vote on Credit Card Reform Bill

    (WGN-AM)- The Senate passed a wide reaching credit card reform bill on Tuesday. The legislation bans arbitrary rate hikes and excessive fees. It also requires a 45-day notice before any interest rate hike takes effect. The Senate passed the bill...
  • Sen. Kennedy seizure shocks nation

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. Edward Kennedy's seizure and emergency helicopter flight from Cape Cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Saturday morning sparked an outpouring of emotion and concern for the liberal icon of the Democratic Party. Although...