| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:40 PM
WASHINGTON -- The primary run-off for a congressional seat in Alabama, seen as a bellweather in the GOP's civil war, closed Tuesday with establishment-backed Bradley Byrne overtaking conservative upstart Dean Young, officials said.
Byrne, a former state...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:48 PM
WASHINGTON - The primary runoff for a congressional seat in Alabama, seen as a bellwether in the Republican Party's civil war, closed Tuesday with establishment-backed Bradley Byrne overtaking conservative upstart Dean Young, officials said.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:34 PM
- His pitch bipartisan and inclusive, Republican Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election Tuesday in Democratic-leaning New Jersey amid talk of a possible 2016 presidential run. Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly won the Virginia governor’s race,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, has jumped into the shutdown/debt limit mess with an open letter to his fellow business leaders urging them to pressure politicians to end the "current stalemate" in Washington.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:59 PM
You know a bill is in trouble in Congress when its opponents come up with increasingly infantile reasons for killing it. That's the coming fate of immigration reform in Washington. To hear House Republicans talk, it's worth killing because (a) passing...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Ever see the Al Pacino movie, "Dog Day Afternoon?" Based on a true story, it's about a bank robbery that goes bad. When it becomes clear that the jig is up — that there's not much money to be had and they're surrounded by police — the list...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Terry Savage, a nationally known expert on personal finance, the market and the economy, asked a group of Naperville business leaders to predict interest rates, the growth of gross domestic product and to highlight one thing to watch for next year that...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Just as the ill-conceived crusade to defund Obamacare peters out comes word of another Republican foofaraw in the making. Tea party zealots are gearing up to make a grand stand against immigration reform.
Here is my humble request: Please, God, do not...
| Oct 21, 2013
My Chef Catering in Naperville is primarily owned by Karen, 60, and William, 61, Garlow.
Describe what you do/sell/serve:
We are a full-service catering business serving both social and corporate customers. Whether it is a wedding reception,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Up against one last deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday avoiding a threatened national default and ending a 16-day partial government shutdown along the strict terms set by President Barack Obama when the twin...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:01 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a utility industry challenge to the Obama administration's ability to impose environmental regulations to limit greenhouse gases from stationary sources such as power plants, factories and...