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”I don’t think that either I or my wife’s position should be held against our daughter,” Chicago…

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[29 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (D) Thursday signed into law a measure (SB 1360) directing the…

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Very hot new stuff here: House Republicans will attach a Balanced Budget Amendment to Speaker John Boehners last-ditch debt-ceiling plan, which GOP lawmakers said would move the measure to passage in a high-stakes vote later on Friday. Republican lawma…

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[29 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Newsflash to my ideologically-pure friends: the debt limit is going to be raised. Repeating: the debt ceiling is going to be raised. End of story. The only question is that going to happen with some small steps toward our ultimate objectives, cutting spending, a conservative Congress and a president who actually supports the Constitution, rather than considering it an annoying obstacle to his creation of a Euro-style socialist utopia right here in the good ole’ USA, or is it going to be a disastrous typical Washington "compromise" crafted by "moderates?"

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One out of two U.S. likely voters thinks Barack Obama is doing a lousy job. Just who is that other person that thinks he’s doing just fine? The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 36% of Likely U.S….

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he ordinance, backed by aldermen Joe Moore (49th) and Danny Solis (25th) would force the two…

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Chicago’s 2012 budget now faces a $635-million hole — about what was expected, but bound to cause lots of pain, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday.The hole guarantees the city a deep, continuing conflict with worker unions.More details to come w…

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[29 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

    Things could change down the road as motorists find out more and have their say. Or maybe it’s just that folks think the product is worth the price.   But, so far, I’m seeing surprisingly little blowback from key state lawm…