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  • 'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock

    'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock
    When it comes to scandals — personal troubles and inflamed controversies of all sorts — it often pays to take many deep breaths, go into some form of seclusion or at least adopt radio silence and try to take advantage of the public's short attention span and limited capacity for indignation.
  • Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal

     Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal
    After months in southern Africa, former Rep. Mel Reynolds has returned to Chicago with dramatic stories of espionage, Zimbabwe jails, pornography charges, human rights violations and malaria. And he blames the Chicago media for misreporting all of it....

    Convicted ex-alderman seeking Cook County Board seat

    Convicted ex-alderman seeking Cook County Board seat
    Less than two years after getting out of federal prison where he served time for a public corruption conviction, former West Side alderman Isaac "Ike" Carothers is attempting a political comeback. While state law bars Carothers from trying to win back a...

    Kelly wins 2nd District seat, calls for new faith in leadership

    Kelly wins 2nd District seat, calls for new faith in leadership
    Following Tuesday's special election victory, Democrat Robin Kelly will start a new job in Congress as the least senior member of a House dominated by Republicans. That political reality is not lost on Kelly, who said her first task is to restore...

    Mel Reynolds deported from Zimbabwe, official says

    Mel Reynolds deported from Zimbabwe, official says
    Former U.S. congressman Mel Reynolds was deported from Zimbabwe on Sunday after he pleaded guilty to staying in the southern African country on an expired visa, a senior immigration official said Monday. Reynolds, 62, was arrested at a Harare hotel last...