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  • Obama's healthcare: Iowa then and now

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama returned to Iowa City, Iowa, today to tout the healthcare legislation that he signed into law today. It was Iowa City, on May 29, 2007, where candidate Obama first proposed his vision of a......
  • Healthcare home-stretch: Back to House

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Michael Muskal The House will vote on amendments to the healthcare reconciliation bill tonight if the Senate as expected finishes its deliberations in the afternoon, lawmakers said. The Senate is expected to take its final......
  • Robert Gibbs: Air Force One is with him

     
    by Mark Silva Okay, fans of all things Friday, it's photo-caption time here in The Swamp, where we couldn't pass up this photograph of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs stepping off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base......
  • Healthcare 'whiplash:' GOP to the ER?

     
    by Mark Silva After a yearlong fight over healthcare, with a stunning political upset for the president's party in Massachusetts in January that appeared to spell doom for the White House's hopes of winning an historic legislative prize, the speed......
  • So maybe Coachella's booking rules aren't so egregious after all

     
    This blog post will begin after the following thank-you note: Dear Chicago, Pop & Hiss would like to thank you for again putting our West Coast life into perspective. The recent reporting on Vocalo.org and the Chicago Tribune has reminded......
  • Jon Yates: Bio

    Jon Yates was born and raised in Ames, Iowa, where he spent six years as a stock boy and bagger for the Hy Vee grocery store chain. In college, he placed third in the Southeast Iowa Regional Grocery Bagging Contest. He graduated from the University of...
  • State Submits Rough Plans For High Speed Rail Service

    (WGN-AM)- Express passenger trains traveling at top speeds of 220 m.p.h. between Chicago and St. Louis are included in Illinois' preliminary application for federal funding to build high-speed passenger rail corridors. Under the proposal to conduct a...
  • Quinn, Counterparts Establish Committee For High-Speed Rail

    (WGN-AM)- An agreement signed today seeking to fast-track high-speed passenger rail projects in the Midwest has three powerful engines pulling in its favor: the Obama administration, the clout of congressional delegations from eight states and the support...
  • Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools

    Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools
    The nation's top party schools, according to Princeton Review's 2009 survey of 122,000 students. 1. Penn State University, State College, Pa. 2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla. 3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss. 4. University of...
  • Hit Iowa's Wine Trail

    Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette In 1993, Roger and Connie Halvorson opened a bed-and-breakfast in Marquette as a retirement hedge. Roger, an amateur winemaker since the 1950s, provided complimentary bottles for guests. It wasn't long before they went...
  • Rocklin Makes List of Best Places to Live

    Rocklin Makes List of Best Places to Live
    Rocklin is among one of the Top 100 places to live, according to CNNmoney.com. The town ranks 65th because of its extensive recreational programs, many parks and strong school district. Rocklin's Finn Hall, is a popular reception hall used for many...