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  • Politics as Usual

    A mud ball's gaseous odor As predicted by political insiders, state Treasurer Rob McCord was the first Democrat to run a TV attack ad against one of the other Democrats running for governor in the May 20 primary. It started Thursday. In the 30-second...
  • Debate over Armenian museum will continue at appellate hearing

    WASHINGTON The legal fight over a proposed Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial has lasted nearly as long as the horrors the project is supposed to commemorate. Soon, the bitter wrangling will reach a crucial crossroads. On Monday, in a courthouse...
  • Supposed Mitch McConnell did what Harry Reid did?

    Can you imagine what an uproar there would be if Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, followed the lead of Majority Leader Harry Reid on the floor of the U.S. Senate and called George Soros — who contributes vast amounts of money to further...
  • Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again

    Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again
    Even Jeffrey Groover admitted Friday that there's a pattern to what he's been doing for years — stealing people's identities, committing fraud, apologizing, then doing it all over again after he gets out of prison. The South Florida man is so adept...
  • For Hillary Rodham Clinton, archives evoke fiery White House years

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has been basking in the glow of good news for months. Poll after poll shows her towering over the 2016 Republican field. She has been warmly received at her paid speeches (with the exception of that flying shoe). She has a...
  • Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads

    Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn stashed away nearly $9 million in campaign funds during the first three months of the year, but it’s likely he’ll need every cent of it and a lot more as he defends his seat against wealthy Republican challenger Bruce...
  • Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up

    SACRAMENTO—Judging by your emails, many readers agree with me that a proposed ballot measure to split California into six states is crazy. "Ridiculous." "Laughable." Also, you concur that this bird will never fly. Not only would the plan need to...
  • Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has delayed a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, perhaps until after November’s midterm election. A further delay in the evaluation of the pipeline, which already has lasted more than...
  • Former New York Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50 million on gun control

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control. The initiative's political target is the...
  • Chicago native to retire as U.S. Senate sergeant at arms

    Chicago native to retire as U.S. Senate sergeant at arms
    WASHINGTON — As Chicago native Terrance Gainer prepares to retire as U.S. Senate sergeant at arms, he laid a wreath at a ceremony Friday at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The wreath-laying honor is part of the...
  • Trouble for Democrats: More Senate seats are at risk

    WASHINGTON Democrats are finding that their path to keeping control of the U.S. Senate this year is getting bumpier. At least four states where Democrats hold Senate seats that once were seen as fairly safe are now considered in play: Michigan, Iowa,...