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  • 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,......
  • Speaker Boehner headlines Hinsdale fundraiser for remap challenge

    Speaker Boehner headlines Hinsdale fundraiser for remap challenge
    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio headlined a suburban fundraiser on Friday, helping raise money for a Republican legal challenge to the state's new Democratic-drawn congressional map that could reverse the GOP’s gains in last year’s...
  • D.C. quake leaves staffs of Illinois lawmakers shaken up

    D.C. quake leaves staffs of Illinois lawmakers shaken up
    Staffs of Illinois lawmakers were "a bit unnerved" by today's earthquake but left their offices in good order with no injuries reported. "I've got a whole new view of the lyrics, 'I feel the Earth move under my feet,' " quipped Sharon Jenkins,...
  • Roskam: Days when government could just write disaster relief check are over

    Roskam: Days when government could just write disaster relief check are over
    Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam today defended comments from House leadership contending that government funds for disaster relief from Hurricane Irene must be offset by spending cuts in the federal budget. The third-term congressman from Wheaton, a...
  • Romney gets Hastert support as Perry comes to raise money in Chicago

    Romney gets Hastert support as Perry comes to raise money in Chicago
    With Texas Gov. Rick Perry scheduled for two days of fundraising in the Chicago area, rival GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney today announced the backing of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and current U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert of Hinsdale....
  • Political Landscape: Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues

    Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
  • Duckworth outraises Walsh in second quarter

    Duckworth outraises Walsh in second quarter
    Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth outraised Republican Rep. Joe Walsh by a better than 2-1 ratio from April to June, and both candidates in the heated 8th Congressional District contest began this month with more than $700,000 to spend. Reports filed...
  • Biggert says recovering Kirk calls his treadmill his 'dreadmill'

    Biggert says recovering Kirk calls his treadmill his 'dreadmill'
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a severe stroke in January, met Thursday with Rep. Judy Biggert, who said he is “back on his game” and even wisecracking about his treadmill — which he calls his “dreadmill.”...
  • Rep. Biggert: Kirk is 'back on his game'

    Rep. Biggert: Kirk is 'back on his game'
    Sen. Mark Kirk is sharing new information Friday about his recovery from a stroke. "I am grateful to Dr. George Hornby, the physical therapists and other personnel of the walking research trial at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for helping me to...
  • Kirk's condition after stroke is closely guarded

    Kirk's condition after stroke is closely guarded
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a major stroke a month ago, is recovering quietly, with careful limits on both his visitors and information about his condition. Kirk, 52, is being treated at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago after...
  • Republican again tossed from suburban congressional contest

    Republican again tossed from suburban congressional contest
    Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham once again is off the ballot in a west suburban congressional race — at least for now. With the March 20 primary less than two weeks away, an Illinois appellate court ruling Wednesday knocked Cunningham out of...
  • Biggert foe remains off Tuesday's primary ballot

    Biggert foe remains off Tuesday's primary ballot
    U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert will remain unopposed in the Republican primary in the 11th Congressional District. An Illinois appellate court ruled late Wednesday to uphold the Illinois State Board of Elections decision earlier this week to knock Kane County...