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  • Congress unites on skin cancer

     
    They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
  • Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress

    Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress
    — Last Memorial Day, Sen. Dick Durbin traveled to a conference at a luxury beach resort on Tunisia's Mediterranean coast. The Democratic senator and his wife, Loretta, stayed at The Residence Tunis, which is part of the exclusive "Leading Hotels of...
  • Substance sent to Roskam's office 'not threatening'

    A suspicious substance discovered Monday in a letter sent to U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam’s office in Bloomingdale was found to be harmless and authorities said they did not believe it was sent with any malicious intent. An envelope containing the...
  • Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary

    Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary
    The most high-profile Republican primary challenger to freshman Rep. Joe Walsh in the state’s new northwest suburban 8th Congressional District announced today she was dropping out of the race. Darlene Ruscitti, the DuPage County superintendent...
  • Democratic congressional races shape up on last day of filing

    Democratic congressional races shape up on last day of filing
    The window for filing petitions to run for Congress in Illinois’ new districts closed Tuesday with Democrats looking to take advantage of the map they drew to try to boost their numbers in Washington. But the opportunity doesn’t come...
  • Duckworth resigns post with Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON — Tammy Duckworth, an Illinoisan who lost both legs during the Iraq war, resigned today from her job as an assistant secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. She had held the job since the start of the Obama administration. VA...
  • Duckworth will decide on future after leaving VA

    WASHINGTON -- Amid reports that she's returning home to Illinois to consider a run for Congress, Tammy Duckworth said she's not making any decisions until she leaves federal employment June 30. Duckworth is a double amputee who lost her legs in the...
  • Tammy Duckworth making calls about suburban congressional run

    Tammy Duckworth making calls about suburban congressional run
    WASHINGTON --- Democrat Tammy Duckworth, who left a high-level job Thursday at the Veterans Affairs Department, has begun making calls today to sound people out about a potential run for Congress, her political consultant said.Duckworth, who was an...
  • Duckworth to file for congressional race

    Duckworth to file for congressional race
    Democrat  Tammy Duckworth, defeated in a high-profile 2006 bid for Congress, will file papers to run in a newly drawn northwest suburban district, her campaign strategist said Wednesday. Strategist Peter Giangreco said Duckworth will seek the...
  • Emanuel fundraising slows after election

    The fierce pace of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's fundraising tapered to a trickle once he was elected, with only $91,000 in contributions since April 1, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday that showed him with more than $1.5 million left in the...