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Peter Roskam

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  • 2 Illinois Democrats join Republicans in backing Keystone pipeline

    2 Illinois Democrats join Republicans in backing Keystone pipeline
    Two House Democrats from Illinois, Dan Lipinski of Western Springs and Cheri Bustos of East Moline, joined all the House Republicans from the state in voting Friday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The bill passed 266-153,...
  • Cuban-Americans in Chicago divided on diplomatic changes

     Cuban-Americans in Chicago divided on diplomatic changes
    Cuban-Americans in Chicago shared a range of reactions Wednesday to the announcement that the U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than 50 years. At Senor Pan Cafe, a Kelvyn Park restaurant that specializes in Cuban sandwiches,...
  • Rauner in D.C., backs state term limits, not federal

    Rauner in D.C., backs state term limits, not federal
    WASHINGTON — On a two-day swing through the nation's capital, Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner said he will meet Friday at the White House with his longtime acquaintance, President Barack Obama, after sessions Thursday with the Illinois...
  • Downers Grove hospital expansion would cost $92 million

     Downers Grove hospital expansion would cost $92 million
    The price tag has spiked for a massive expansion to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, according to documents filed with the state. An application with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board stated that a proposed...
  • The Tribune endorsements for U.S. House

    The Tribune endorsements for U.S. House
    Armed with a new political map they drew for themselves and with President Barack Obama at the top of their ticket, Illinois Democrats ousted four Republicans from Congress in 2012. Two of those Republicans — Bob Dold in the 10th Congressional...
  • Pelosi appoints Cummings to lead Democrats on Benghazi panel

    Pelosi appoints Cummings to lead Democrats on Benghazi panel
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she would appoint Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore to lead Democrats on a controversial select committee to investigate the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead. It's a...
  • Boehner names Benghazi panel's GOP members as Democrats debate boycott

    Boehner names Benghazi panel's GOP members as Democrats debate boycott
    As House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) named six Republicans to sit on a new select committee to investigate the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Democrats continued to wrestle Friday with the question of whether to participate at all. The idea...
  • 3 House members in contentious fight for majority whip post

    3 House members in contentious fight for majority whip post
    California Rep. Kevin McCarthy's apparent grip on the race to become the new House majority leader has set off a contentious battle to replace him as the third-ranking Republican, testing ideological and geographic loyalties as the party's most...
  • Race for House Republican whip goes down to the wire

    Race for House Republican whip goes down to the wire
    The job of a House whip is largely about knowing how the vote count stands. Just trying to win the job shows how difficult the road ahead might be for the three candidates working to line up support. There are 233 Republicans in the House who can...
  • Balance is seen in new Republican leadership in House

    Balance is seen in new Republican leadership in House
    Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s election as House majority leader continued one of the swiftest political ascents in congressional history and marked another triumph for establishment Republican forces over the party’s conservative flank. House...
  • Push for Southerner helps defeat Roskam for No. 3 House GOP post

    Push for Southerner helps defeat Roskam for No. 3 House GOP post
    WASHINGTON — There were multiple factors in the defeat of Illinois’ Peter Roskam at the hands of a Louisiana lawmaker in his bid Thursday for the GOP’s third-ranking job in the House of Representatives. Southern lawmakers were keen for...