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  • Local Voices West: May. 15 edition

    Local Voices West: May. 15 edition
    Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Berwyn, Naperville, Bensenville and Clarendon Hills Wasting water As we go about our daily lives, many Americans don't give any thought to how much water we use, as well as how much we waste. Water scarcity is a...
  • White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison

    The White House is making plans to transfer more detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay despite the mounting political furor over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, officials said Tuesday. Caitlin...
  • Open Thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Race for Eric Cantor's House post may be between Californian, Texan

    Race for Eric Cantor's House post may be between Californian, Texan
    California and Texas bicker over so many things — who has the better scenery, the better jobs, the better quality of life. Now, the quarrel between the most and second-most populous states is shifting to a bare-knuckle battle over who can claim...
  • Sessions drops out of GOP leadership race, clearing way for McCarthy

    The last remaining major rival to Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the race for House majority leader dropped out of contention late Thursday, clearing the way for the conservative from Bakersfield to assume the House’s second-ranking position....
  • GOP not getting the message why Cantor lost

    GOP not getting the message why Cantor lost
    — Eric Cantor, announcing to his House Republican colleagues Wednesday afternoon that he will resign as majority leader, recalled some wisdom given him recently by a Holocaust survivor: "Suffering is a part of life. Misery is a choice." It was...
  • Campaign accounts fund luxuries for some lawmakers

     Campaign accounts fund luxuries for some lawmakers
    Rep. Luis Gutierrez's campaign committee spent more than $130,000 on hotels, airfare and other travel expenses to destinations like Las Vegas, New York, Puerto Rico and Mexico over the past five years. One out of every 4 dollars raised by Rep. Bobby...
  • Obama says budget reflects values with money for schools, job training

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama unveiled a budget proposal Tuesday that increases spending on early childhood education, job training, high-tech manufacturing and urban redevelopment in an effort to shrink the gap between rich and poor. “Our...
  • Obama issues a campaign-ready budget proposal

    Obama issues a campaign-ready budget proposal
    WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the deficit battles and financial crises of years past, President Obama put forward a $3.9-trillion budget proposal Tuesday that set out a wish list of programs on education, infrastructure, job training and urban...
  • Will this year's GOP primary be the one where mischief voting actually works?

     
    From Sunday's print column Note that in the last quarter of 2013, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner raised about four times as much campaign cash as his three rivals combined in the March primary. Even if you don't count the......
  • House ethics panel drops Roskam probe, cites 'insufficient evidence'

    House ethics panel drops Roskam probe, cites 'insufficient evidence'
    WASHINGTON--The House Ethics Committee today announced that after examining a $25,000 trip Rep. Peter Roskam and his wife took to Taiwan in 2011, there was “insufficient evidence” to show the travel was improper and “after careful...
  • Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform

    Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn joined labor and religious leaders at a Saturday morning demonstration calling for revised immigration laws. Dozens gathered in Union Park on the Near West Side for the rally, held as part of a series of similar...