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From Staff And Wire ReportsA letter mailed to the New York Post has tested positive for anthrax and is similar to anthrax-laced letters sent to NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw and Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, police said late yesterday. The letter addressed to "Editor" was...
Tags: Tom Daschle, Death, Justice System, Maryland, Anthrax
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Republicans and Democrats in Congress cheered the collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime in Baghdad yesterday but cautioned that serious challenges lie ahead as the U.S.-led military effort draws to a close and reconstruction begins....
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - President Bush plans to formally ask Congress today for $75 billion in additional money to pay for the war in Iraq for the next six months, as well as for the first stages of reconstruction after the war and for enhanced security at home. At...
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has conducted private business ventures through a little-known government office that has cost taxpayers about $1.8 million, a Tribune investigation has found. Federal law allows former House speakers to...
Clout StreetUPDATED with threat of lawsuit by GOP congressmen. Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law the state’s Democratic-drawn map of new Congressional boundaries, a plan designed to reverse Republican gains in last year’s election that is expected...
Tags: Chicago, Tim Johnson, Pat Brady, Bill Foster, Executive Branch
Clout StreetFormer Republican U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert and current Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan are among the political luminaries who will honor former Southwest Side Congressman William O. Lipinski on Wednesday. That’s the...
Clout StreetA wealthy Burr Ridge Democrat who’d been exploring a run for Congress today suspended that effort and is backing former U.S. Rep. Bill Foster’s bid to return to Washington. John Atkinson initially planned to challenge Democratic Southwest...
TribLocal - Wheaton » NewsAs mayor of the City of Chicago, there may be times when Richard M. Daley feels as if he's walked in the shoes of leaders …...
Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert has plowed through about $1 million in taxpayer dollars in the last two years for an office and staff in west suburban Yorkville, thanks to a little-known perk given to ex-speakers. Hastert, 68, a lobbyist and...
Tags: Chicago, Lobbying, Abraham Lincoln, Kendall County, Government
WHAT, no land mines? If the United States really means business with that fence along the Mexican border, why flinch at installing things that go blooey? If we're going to stop illegal immigrants by taking borderland hundreds of miles long and nearly...
THE SCANDAL SURROUNDING disgraced Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) is following the familiar Washington pattern, with one side (Democrats, in this case) alleging a coverup and the other (Republicans) railing about a setup. Even the affair itself has a familiar...
THE DEMOCRATS prayed for an October surprise and, like manna from heaven, a hypocritical, sexually disturbed Florida Republican dropped into their laps. They looked at the cyber-stalking ephebophile and said, "Behold, this is good." Overnight, Nancy...
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