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Rep. Davis' campaign finance reports obscured by errors
Dec. 05 --A Tribune investigation of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis' campaign finance s has prompted the Chicago Democrat to correct a $25,000 error in a federal disclosure, but he has not rectified reports by two of his state committees that are inaccurate or incomplete.
Illinois congressional delegation seeks disaster declaration after tornadoes
The Illinois congressional delegation today wrote the president asking him for a disaster declaration for 15 counties hit by severe storms and tornados on Nov. 17. The counties, they said, "were pummeled by the fourth largest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history.
The Baltimore Sun
Everyone deserves a second chance [Commentary]
While those are four things that too many associate with Washington, the reality is that along the banks of the Potomac, sensible minds from across the political and ideological spectrums are coming together in the most unexpected area of governance: criminal justice.
Ohio Senator Pushes To Renew Bi-Partisan Second Chance Act
Sen. Rob Portman is leading the effort to reauthorize the Second Chance Act, bipartisan legislation that he originally authored with the late Democratic Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones of Cleveland.
Chinese protest Jimmy Kimmel Show Skit
More than 100 Chinese activists gathered at ABC Ch-7 on State Street to protest a skit on the Jimmy Kimmel Show.
Police ticket immigration-reform marchers protesting in the Loop
Sitting in a Loop crosswalk during Wednesday's evening rush hour, more than 100 activists called for immigration reform before they were removed and ticketed by Chicago Police.
For visually impaired, tollway's new customer center ...
Okreglak, 26, spent 2 1/2 years looking for work - before finally getting hired at the Illinois Tollway's new customer service call center on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, which had its official unveiling Tuesday.