Some members of Illinois' delegation to Congress are calling for a toned-down political rhetoric after the mass shootings in Arizona over the weekend.Local congressmen are expressing sadness and outrage at the weekend shooting in Arizona that left at least six people dead and wounded 14 others, incl
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Two Illinois Congressmen are calling for public hearings into the mail bombs sent from Yemen addressed to Chicago synagogues. Jan Schakowsky and Jesse Jackson Jr. want congressional hearings on the mail bomb plot. In particular, what role Chicago plays in the investigation.U.S.
The results of a fiercely contested Cook County election are exposing a gulf between white liberals and minority voters.Forrest Claypool’s anti-machine rhetoric has proven popular over the years with white progressives.