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Obama visits Chicago for fundraiser
May. 29, 2013
Obama will headline a fundraiser Wednesday for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee at the home of two longtime supporters.
Pritzker faces few tough questions at Senate hearing
May. 23, 2013
There were many questions about fishing, but few about offshore trust and the failed Superior Bank.
Deportation protesters target Durbin
May. 14, 2013
Police sawed through plastic pipes to pry apart seven unauthorized immigrants at a federal detention center near Chicago on Tuesday.
Why Assata Shakur was promoted to terrorist
May. 8, 2013
Last week, Assata Shakur was added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Terrorists List. But that move might say less about Shakur’s alleged crimes than about President Barack Obama and his willingness to to play geopolitics.
Obama's Chicago crew
May. 3, 2013
If she is confirmed as Commerce Secretary, Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker would be far from the first Obama pal from the Windy City.
Cook County immigration policy challenged
Apr. 22, 2013
Invoking the Boston Marathon bombings, a national group has filed a lawsuit aimed at an ordinance that requires jail personnel to disregard federal immigration detainers.
Social Security cuts play with fire
Apr. 8, 2013
The president, once more needlessly trying to play pattycake with the GOP, has offered cuts to Social Security that will do zilch to ease the debt.
Does Illinois have a nuclear future?
Mar. 14, 2013
Illinois produces the most nuclear power of any state in the union, and houses some of the most high-tech nuclear research. But does our state have a nuclear future?
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