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Illinois has come within a signature of becoming the 19th state to allow marijuana use for medical purposes. On Friday, the state Senate voted 35-21 to approve a medical marijuana measure, which now will head for Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk. The...
Emmy-nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson ("Modern Family") and partner Justin Mikita have just added a new neck knot to their wildly successful month-and-a-half-old line of jaunty bow ties -- a formal style suitable for wedding wear. The couple...
Tags: Lobbying, Same-Sex Marriage, Marriage, Family, Politics
Edward Derwinski, who represented Chicago's south side and adjoining suburbs in Congress for nearly a quarter-century before becoming the nation's first secretary of Veterans Affairs, died Sunday of cancer at a nursing home in Oak Brook, Ill., his...
Top of the TicketAh, but how many times will his ballot be counted back home in Cook County?...
Top of the TicketRepublican fans will be outnumbered there, and so will North Carolina's Bobcat boosters....
L.A. UnleashedBARRE, Vt. â A clause in a city law that requires cats to be on leashes has sparked a hissing match among fans of free-roaming felines. A City Council meeting with cats on the agenda drew an unusually large crowd......
Dan Rostenkowski, an old-style Chicago ward boss who became one of the nation's most powerful legislators during the Reagan era before a stunning fall to corruption charges that left him branded a political anachronism, has died. He was 82. Rostenkowski,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersFaced with conflicting polls, single-digit temperatures and a merciless calendar, the top candidates for the two major-party presidential nominations entered the new year at a frenzied pace today, with several candidates parking campaign buses and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBarack Obama angered fellow Democrats in the Illinois Senate when he voted to strip millions of dollars from a child welfare office on Chicago's West Side. But Obama had a ready explanation: He goofed. "I was not aware that I had voted no," he said...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Senate long has been considered a poor springboard to the White House. But it provided a crucial step in the political rise of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, giving them a priceless chance to burnish their records and shore up weaknesses...
Tags: Newt Gingrich, Tom DeLay, Hillary Clinton, Primaries, Russia
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterPhil Jackson huffed along the sidelines and unleashed a post-game rant: His Lakers were manhandled, but the Celtics got all the calls. Basketball is not a bad primer, it turns out, on how our political ballclubs carry on. Team McCain has been...
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