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  • Kansas tea partier Tim Huelskamp: Another irate Obamacare customer

    WASHINGTON Texas Sen. Ted Cruz isn't the only ardent critic of Obamacare in Congress who is signing up for health coverage under a law he's vowed to repeal. Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp, chairman of the Tea Party Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives,...
  • House passes Medicare bill to help doctors, children

    WASHINGTON In a rare display of bipartisanship, the House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a Medicare overhaul bill that shields doctors from pay cuts and extends a children's health insurance program. The 392-37 vote represented...
  • Kasich seeks support for balanced budget amendment in Maine

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich joined Maine Gov. Paul LePage and lawmakers Thursday at the Statehouse, where he urged them to support his effort to force the federal government to balance its budget. Kasich wants Maine to join 27 states that have approved...
  • Eggs-citing Easter activities in Aurora, Batavia

    SciTech Museum in Aurora is hosting egg themed activities on April 3. The day begins with a trivia egg hunt. Participants will find hidden eggs, answer the question inside the egg and win a prize. At 12 p.m., participants will engineer a capsule to...
  • House passes bill to support families of slain NYC police

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to help people making donations to the families of two slain New York City police officers. It would extend the tax deadline for donations to groups supporting the families of Wenjian Liu (WEHN'-...
  • Jay Ambrose: Death wishes for America vie with Obama's hope

    Iran's supreme leader recently said "Death to America" and meanwhile his country is gaining power in Iraq, Yemen and Syria, still sponsors terrorists, is working on a ballistic missile program and has made clear Israel is a goner if Iran is ever in a...
  • Harris remembered for helping hand, passion for Northwest Indiana

     Harris remembered for helping hand, passion for Northwest Indiana
    Colleagues and friends of Rep. Earl Harris, D-East Chicago, remembered him as the consummate legislator and gentleman, who wouldn't hesitate to help anyone navigate the inner workings of the Indiana General Assembly. Harris, 73, died Monday afternoon...
  • Congress members urge $16 million to fund quake early warning system

    Congress members urge $16 million to fund quake early warning system
    More than 30 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are urging their colleagues to allocate $16.1 million in the next federal budget for an earthquake early warning system, which could give people as much as a minute’s warning before severe...
  • Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race

    Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race
    After months of strife at the College of DuPage, the race for its board of trustees has become a fierce battleground. Twelve candidates are vying for three six-year terms on the board, with many of the hopefuls citing continuous reports of financial...
  • Congress tries to fix Medicare 'doc fix' before it fixes to leave town

    WASHINGTON With deep pockets and huge memberships, politically influential physician organizations think they're on the cusp of achieving something they've aggressively sought for years: a congressional cure for a Medicare payment system that regularly...
  • Alabama bill would let adoption agencies refuse gay couples

    Alabama would allow adoption agencies — including those with state contracts — to refuse to place children with same-sex couples on religious grounds, under a bill introduced in the Alabama Legislature. Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of...