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  • Burris battle at fever pitch

    Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday called "unfortunate" a suggestion by a group of African-American aldermen that black voters may withhold support for politicians critical of beleaguered U.S. Sen. Roland Burris, saying he feared the return of a racial divide in...
  • U.S. Sen. Roland Burris is on thin ice with Illinois colleague Sen. Dick Durbin

    U.S. Sen. Roland Burris is on thin ice with Illinois colleague Sen. Dick Durbin
    U.S. Sen. Roland Burris' failure to fully disclose his ties to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has put his future in the Senate "in question," U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Wednesday. Even as Burris urged Illinois politicians and citizens to "stop the rush to...
  • Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way

    Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way
    A day after U.S. Sen. Barack Obama ascended to president-elect, Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he's "not interested" in appointing himself to fill Obama's seat, but did not expressly rule it out either. Blagojevich, who under state law has the power to pick a...
  • Pornagraphy at the library

    Pornagraphy at the library
    Pornographic images online have long provided moral and ethical debate. But here's a new twist: what happens when those images are being viewed in a public place...like the library? As shocking as it sounds, library patrons are using public library...
  • Dukes' Lenhardt learns from defeat

    At 18-0 with 18 falls on the season headed into the semifinals, it's no secret that Grassfield's Andrew Clement aspires to pin every opponent on his quest for the state 171-pound championship. It took him 1 minute, 55 seconds to get one step closer at...
  • Lawmakers' private finances go public

     
    by Amanda Erickson Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) made at least $1 million last year, according to financial records released Monday, while the campaign of another Illinois Democrat, Rep. Danny Davis, paid his wife Vera $13,000 for unspecified work. The...
  • Illinois lawmakers split 9-9 on bailout

     
    By Laura Olson Four Illinois House Democrats voted against the economic bailout proposal,citing a lack of protections for homeowners and of stricter regulations to prevent a similar incident in the future. Five Illinois Republicans also voted against it....
  • Chicago reps. gearing up for Senate run?

     
    by James Oliphant The prospect of a general election to select Illinois next senator has added some new potential candidates to the mix, ones who have not been involved in the Blagojevich scandal. On the Republican side, Rep. Mark Kirk,......
  • Roland Burris, Harry Reid: D.C. face-off

     
    by Mike Dorning Former Illinois Atty. Gen. Roland Burris and Senate Democratic leaders determined to block his seating in the U.S. Senate plan to sit down Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol for a face-to-face meeting. Aides to Senate Majority Leader......
  • Emanuel's earmarks: 'Why not?' - House

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is likely to sign that $410-billion "omnibus spending bill'' laden with the "earmarks'' that the new president says he is determined to block from now on - so says Rahm Emanuel, the president's chief......
  • Chicagoland pols rated on ideology

     
    by James Oliphant Want to know cut through the press-release rhetoric and determine how conservative or liberal your member of Congress really is? National Journal, a must-read for the inside-the-Beltway types, has released its annual rankings of House...
  • Rep. Maloney ducks Senate question

     
    After a pep-rally and news conference on a bill to provide a month of family and medical leave to the 2.7 million federal workers that the House is voting on today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan) declined to answer any questions......