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  • Joe Biden: Joke's on me

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Vice President Joe Biden told a few jokes on himself last night. They involved that open-mic expletive of his the other day, at the ceremonial presidential signing of the healthcare overhaul at the Whte House.......
  • Obama: Healthcare law no 'Armageddon'

     
    by Peter Nicholas IOWA CITY, Iowa -- With his healthcare overhaul now enshrined in law, President Barack Obama warned Republicans today that any attempt to repeal the measure would backfire and that Americans will quickly see that the new package......
  • 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......
  • Stampede Kills Woman At 4th of July Celebration

    Stampede Kills Woman At 4th of July Celebration
    BELLEVUE, Iowa -- A stampede by two runaway horses pulling a wagon trampled spectators at a small-town Fourth of July parade, killing a 60-year-old woman and injuring at least 23 other people, four critically. The horses bolted after one rubbed its...
  • 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...
  • Backyard Chickens On The Rise, Despite Neighbors' Clucks

    Backyard Chickens On The Rise, Despite Neighbors' Clucks
    MADISON, Wis. -- Jen Lynch and her family live in the heart of the city but roll out of bed to the sound of clucking chickens. Their day starts with cleaning coops, scooping out feed and hunting for eggs for morning omelets. Eight families in a three-...
  • 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...