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  • Senate to give Mark Kirk time to heal

    Senate to give Mark Kirk time to heal
    — Ted Kennedy had a brain tumor. Joe Biden had two brain aneurysms. Tim Johnson had a rare brain anomaly that led to strokelike symptoms. Lyndon Baines Johnson had a heart attack. The lawmakers, all stricken while in public office, were afforded...
  • Sen. Kirk's recovery will be uniquely personal, stroke survivors say

    Sen. Kirk's recovery will be uniquely personal, stroke survivors say
    For every survivor of a serious stroke, recovery takes a unique path. Some fight through rehabilitation to return to their old jobs. Others get back to work, though to a less challenging job. For some, the journey never leads back to the workplace. When...
  • Book calendar events for the week of February 20, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Drew Friedman: The caricaturist will present and sign his new book, "Drew Friedman's Sideshow Freaks." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Hitched: Rebel...
  • Top Democrat calls for Gov. Jan Brewer's ouster over redistricting

    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) suggested that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should be impeached for her role in ousting the independent official at the helm of the state’s redistricting commission. "I...
  • Will Braun's mad-cow charge mooove the needle?

     
    During last night's debate, Carol Moseley Braun claimed that Rahm Emanuel, when in the U.S. Congress "voted to allow people to sell meat from downed animals." What's this all about? I found "Mad Cow Case Renews Debate Over Food Safety,......
  • Banking regulators and Senate Democrats warn against repeal of financial reform law

     
    Key banking regulators and Senate Democrats warned against Republican efforts to repeal all or some provisions of the Wall Street reform law enacted last year, saying the country couldn't afford to return to a system that failed to stop the......
  • California officials say jobs riding on transportation bill

     
    State and local leaders this week used the approaching Labor Day holiday as a platform to call for federal investment in transportation projects, warning that failure to do so would further damage the nation’s infrastructure and cost millions of...
  • Richard Cordray vows accountability if confirmed to head agency

     
    Richard Cordray makes the case he should be confirmed to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
  • House to Vote on Credit Card Reform Bill

    (WGN-AM)- The Senate passed a wide reaching credit card reform bill on Tuesday. The legislation bans arbitrary rate hikes and excessive fees. It also requires a 45-day notice before any interest rate hike takes effect. The Senate passed the bill...
  • Sen. Kennedy seizure shocks nation

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. Edward Kennedy's seizure and emergency helicopter flight from Cape Cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Saturday morning sparked an outpouring of emotion and concern for the liberal icon of the Democratic Party. Although...
  • Obama puts Moran, Pfeiffer in key jobs

     
    by Christi Parsons Ellen Moran, executive director of EMILY's List, will join Barack Obama's White House as director of communications. And Dan Pfeiffer, a key Obama communications strategist and sopkesman, will serve as deputy director of communications....
  • Stanford arrest: Massive fraud alleged

     
    by Josh Meyer The Justice Department is confirming that Texas billionaire Allen Stanford has been arrested and indicted on criminal charges stemming from his alleged operation of a massive investment fraud operation that bilked potentially thousands of...