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  • Legislation Would Ground Recalled Rental Cars

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
  • Oh, your Akin eyes -- a Todd Akin reader

     
    Like Akin, (presumptive GOP vice-presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul) Ryan is a co-sponsor of the “Sanctity of Human Life Act,” a so-called personhood measure that defines life as beginning at “fertilization, cloning or its...
  • U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith: No abortion for rape victims.

     
    Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Tom Smith ... ... said this afternoon that he opposes abortion in all cases -- even for victims of rape and incest. Smith's comments came after he was asked about the political firestorm surrounding the abortion-related......
  • Nope, girls shouldn’t have to ‘act like ladies’

     
    Every now and then, I catch myself telling my daughter to do something “like a lady.” “Sit like a lady,” I say, when she's so engrossed in play that she doesn't recognize that her clothes are in disarray. “Act like a lady,&#...
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012

     
    I am now tallying these results and will present an aggregated prediction Monday afternoon, listen to "Mondays With Johnny" at 12:30 on WGN-AM 720 and I may try to slip them in. The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday’s......
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012 results

     
    The winner of this year’s coveted yet imaginary Crystal Blog trophy for most accurate election forecast is local gay activist, physician and author Carlos T. Mock, who correctly named the winner in all six races in the contest and correctly......
  • Fiscal cliff, Timothy Geithner take center stage Sunday

     
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discusses the fiscal cliff on all five major Sunday morning programs. He is scheduled to visit NBC's “Meet the Press,” CNN's “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” CBS' “...
  • Orange County judge’s rape remarks mirror Todd Akin's

     
    In saying that a rape victim's sexual assault was only "technical" because the female body "shuts down" when attacked, an Orange County judge admonished by a state agency expressed a scientifically discredited viewpoint that recently sank the campaign...
  • GOP Senate candidate Smith disavows Akin rape comments

    GOP Senate candidate Smith disavows Akin rape comments
    Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said another GOP Senate candidate's incendiary remarks on abortion and rape do not "reflect the pro-life community's beliefs." Smith, who is anti-abortion, joined the growing chorus of Republican...
  • Todd Akin backtracks on rape comments

    Todd Akin backtracks on rape comments
    Missouri, by any other name, is misery.  And Missouri is truly misery right now for a Republican party hoping to win back theU.S. Senate. And here's why. This guy, six-term congressman Todd Akin looked to be the party`s best bet to send first-term...
  • Missouri's Sen. McCaskill circulates petition; urges NRA to join effort to prevent mass murders

    Missouri's Sen. McCaskill circulates petition; urges NRA to join effort to prevent mass murders
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is circulating an online petition urging the National Rifle Association to "make their voice a part of the solution" to prevent future mass killings. The Missouri Democrat said in a news release...
  • Jobs, health care highlight U.S. Senate debate

    Jobs, health care highlight U.S. Senate debate
    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill cast herself as a moderate and portrayed Republican challenger Todd Akin as an extremist in their final debate of a contentious Missouri Senate race. Akin repeatedly linked McCaskill to the policies of...