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  • Orland Park man gets appointment to Illinois House

    Orland Park man gets appointment to Illinois House
    A 25-year Orland Park resident with more than 20 years of experience on the U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Staff has been appointed to represent the 37th District of the Illinois House for the remainder of the term vacated by Kevin McCarthy, D-...
  • Ill. Rep. Kevin McCarthy resigns after 15 years

    Ill. Rep. Kevin McCarthy resigns after 15 years
    Illinois Democratic State Rep. Kevin McCarthy is resigning, effective immediately. The Southtown Star reports that he made the announcement in a letter issued by his office this week. McCarthy, who's from southwest suburban Orland Park, did not...
  • House Republican leaders agree to extend payroll tax cut

    House Republican leaders agree to extend payroll tax cut
    Surrendering to political reality, House Republican leaders did an about-face and said they were willing to extend a payroll tax cut for 160 million working Americans without insisting that it be paid for with spending cuts. The dramatic shift Monday was...
  • It's a short day at the Republican convention

    Republicans convened their national convention Monday in a session truncated by a hurricane and roiled by vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's revelation that her 17-year-old daughter is pregnant. John McCain's campaign sought to keep the focus on...
  • Detective At Center Of Rodney King Civil Case Commits Suicide

    Detective At Center Of Rodney King Civil Case Commits Suicide
    Officers throughout the Los Angeles Police Department grieved Tuesday as news spread that a veteran detective had killed herself in the lobby of an L.A. County Sheriff's Department station Monday night. Susan J. Clemmer, a well-regarded officer...
  • GOP congressmen on energy tour

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown House Minority Leader John Boehner and 10 fellow GOP congressmen left Washington this morning for Alaska, where they plan to spend the weekend highlighting the domestic energy production potential at settings such as the Arctic...
  • GOP releases full convention roster

     
    by Frank James The Democratic National Convention isn't even half over and already we're looking ahead to next week's Republican version which Republicans have dubbed the "Country First" convention to tie in with the overarching theme of Sen. John McCain'...
  • Al Franken senator: 'Picture wrong?'

     
    by Mark Silva They had dinner last night, members of Congress did. And some of them told jokes, like some of them always do, at the annual congressional dinner of the Washington Press Club Foundation. As usual, some were carrying......
  • Republicans slam Obama for spending

     
    by Mark Silva California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, delivering the Republican Party's weekly address today, maintained a steady drumbeat of GOP criticism for President Barack Obama's record spending. This capped a week, featuring the deadline for federal income...
  • Republicans plotting for 'Thumpin' II

     
    by Mark Silva Republicans got "a thumpin''' in the last midterm elections, George W. Bush once famously said. Now Republicans are plotting "a thumpin''' of their own in the next midterms - and they're drawing on the game-plan of the......
  • 'Great white hope:' GOP rep. apologizes

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Lynn Jenkins probably never heard of Jack Johnson. But the freshman Republican congresswoman from Kansas says she is sorry now about suggesting that the Republican Party, like those who wanted to dethrone Johnson from the heavyweight......
  • Republican National Committee hits Hawaii, but it's all work, work, work at Waikiki

     
    Let’s face it: these are still pretty tough times. Sure, the experts say the recession is over and the worst, economically speaking, is behind us. But the recovery seems fair to middling at best; each ray of statistical good news......