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The Swampby Amanda Erickson Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) made at least $1 million last year, according to financial records released Monday, while the campaign of another Illinois Democrat, Rep. Danny Davis, paid his wife Vera $13,000 for unspecified work. The...
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The SwampBy Laura Olson Four Illinois House Democrats voted against the economic bailout proposal,citing a lack of protections for homeowners and of stricter regulations to prevent a similar incident in the future. Five Illinois Republicans also voted against it....
The Swampby James Oliphant The prospect of a general election to select Illinois next senator has added some new potential candidates to the mix, ones who have not been involved in the Blagojevich scandal. On the Republican side, Rep. Mark Kirk,......
The Swampby Mike Dorning Former Illinois Atty. Gen. Roland Burris and Senate Democratic leaders determined to block his seating in the U.S. Senate plan to sit down Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol for a face-to-face meeting. Aides to Senate Majority Leader......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama is likely to sign that $410-billion "omnibus spending bill'' laden with the "earmarks'' that the new president says he is determined to block from now on - so says Rahm Emanuel, the president's chief......
The Swampby James Oliphant Want to know cut through the press-release rhetoric and determine how conservative or liberal your member of Congress really is? National Journal, a must-read for the inside-the-Beltway types, has released its annual rankings of House...
Tribune reporterAs the price skyrockets for an ostensibly free ticket to Barack Obama's inaugural swearing-in (and as federal legislation that would outlaw their sale looms), questions remain about how to legally obtain the tickets. Members of the Joint Congressional...
Tribune reportersU.S. Sen. Roland Burris' failure to fully disclose his ties to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has put his future in the Senate "in question," U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Wednesday. Even as Burris urged Illinois politicians and citizens to "stop the rush to...
WGN News ReporterPornographic images online have long provided moral and ethical debate. But here's a new twist: what happens when those images are being viewed in a public place...like the library? As shocking as it sounds, library patrons are using public library...
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Tribune staff reportersIt took a convincing message and a sizable dose of sincerity for a candidate to get John Stidwell out in the snow at 5 a.m. to plant campaign signs. But there he was before daylight on Election Day, outside Circle Urban Ministries on the West Side...
The city's search to affix responsibility for the deaths of 21 people in a South Side nightclub has centered on a son of one of Chicago's most prominent African-American families and a street savvy entrepreneur who served prison time for manslaughter....
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