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  • On Burris, what will U.S. Senate do now?

     
    by Frank James, updated at 5:05 pm ET What will the U.S. Senate do now in the curious case of Roland Burris, the would-be U.S. senator from Illinois? The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today it's not necessary for Illinois Secretary......
  • Senate relents, will seat Burris

     
    by Jill Zuckman Roland Burris won his battle to succeed Barack Obama as the junior senator from Illinois this afternoon as Senate Democratic leaders dropped their objections and said they expect him to be seated this week. The agreement came......
  • Burris sworn in as new senator

     
    by Frank James Ending a several-weeks long political battle that pitted Gov. Rod Blagojevich against Illinois and Senate Democrats to fill the Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama, Sen. Roland Burris was officially sworn in Thursday as...
  • House Committee to Investigate Payola

     
    Nov. 7, 1959: A U.N. group finds no proof that Laos had been invaded by communist troops from North Viet-Nam but discovers that Laotian rebels were supplied by Viet-Nam Reds. You may hear more about Viet-Nam in the days ahead -- much more. A House...
  • Arguing in our spare time

     
    Dennis Bryne responds to this post: Whether or not Oberweis should have moved up wasn't about race. But it is about Turner. We're having this discussion precisely because Turner is African-American, which Oberweis is not. The (racist) assumption is that.....
  • Obama on Giannoulias: 'You can trust him'

     
    (Cross posted from Clout Street) by John Byrne and Rick Pearson President Barack Obama today told Democratic campaign donors that U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is running "for all the right reasons." "He's not doing this to help lobbyists. He's....
  • Should 16-year-olds drive?

    Should 16-year-olds drive?
    It's a question that could reverberate across the country, wherever a new teen driver is turning a key in an ignition. Is 16 the right age to get a driver's license? Researchers for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety say the answer is no, and...
  • Blago's man: Sealed, delivered, unsigned

     
    by Mark Silva There may be more than a few complications with Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appointment of Roland Burris to the open Senate seat of President-elect Barack Obama: 1) The Senate's Democrats say they will refuse to seat Burris --......
  • Senate showdown: Sarge, bar the door

     
    by Mark Silva One wonders if the terms of engagement have been worked out for the arrival of Roland Burris, disputed appointee to the Senate from Illinois, at the door of the Senate on Tuesday. Then again, it appears that......
  • Senate official rejects Burris paperwork

     
    By Mike Dorning and Monique Garcia Roland Burris headed to Washington today to claim Illinois' disputed U.S. Senate seat, even as officials at the Senate rejected the paperwork sent by Gov. Rod Blagojevich to formally pave his way. Secretary of......
  • Judges regularly break sentencing law on speeding tickets

    Dee Brant's anger wasn't directed at the chronic speeder who killed her son. She was angry at a system that let the speeder stay on the roads despite him bragging about having "the worst driving record" of anyone he knew. She was angry at how the...
  • 9th Annual Make a Child Smile Family Street Festival and FUNdraiser

    June 21-- Fun for the whole family is in store at "Make a Child Smile," a premier summer event for families that includes fun, food, activities and entertainment for all ages. The event will take place this Monday from 5:30 p.m.- 9 p.m., outside John's...