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[28 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

Wow.Steny Hoyer absolutely shreds John Kerry ahead of his inexplicable Middle East speech tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/T4irQlxEcl— Michael Shapiro (@mis2127) December 28, 2016

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Dutch police say Berlin market attack suspect may have passed through Netherlands https://t.co/MyRDTgCi3Q pic.twitter.com/DAFjFM9xLD— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) December 28, 2016

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Ward picked to lead Obama-Holder redistricting project https://t.co/BRjpt2ariu via @IsaacDovere pic.twitter.com/PlMy2PBIAX— POLITICO (@politico) December 28, 2016

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Car On Fire At Midway Airport Halts Curbside Check-In

It’s unclear how the fire started.

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[27 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

Obama may peace-out from his presidency at the McCormick Center and more Chicago news.https://t.co/TCFoMiMFKs— Chicago Reader (@Chicago_Reader) December 27, 2016

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West Loop Restaurant Más Loses Lease As Developer Plans Future Of Building

The Mexican restaurant, at 800 W. Washington Blvd., will officially close New Year’s Eve. 

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[27 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

More from Boff, this time objecting to Cardinal Burke and four other cardinals’ quizzing Francis on what he said in “Amoris Laetitia,” about communion to the divorced and remarried: The pope cannot be judged, that is the teaching of the Church. He’s a purist, I guess. Source: Liberation Theologian Boff: “Francis is One of Us” … Continue reading Liberation Theologian Boff: The pope is not to be questioned.

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[27 Dec 2016 | One Comment | ]

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel did not have his own private email server for city business the way a certain secretary of state did. Nevertheless he conducted quite a bit of city business from his own personal email address, evading laws requiring all city business to be conducted on the city’s system. Emanuel presumed those messages were protected from public scrutiny under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). (This from a mayor who boasts of his administration’s “transparency.”)

Both the Better Government Association–a private watchdog group–and earlier the Chicago Tribune disagreed and …