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Rev. Jackson heading to South Africa
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is among clergy members from Illinois who are heading to South Africa for a memorial paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Mandela's legacy to dominate Sunday news shows
The legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela, whose death Thursday triggered an outpouring of grief from around the world, will be discussed on Sunday's network talk shows.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Washington Post
a Bonnie & Clydea gets a three- network boost
If you thought the Lifetime Network had run out of sentimental Christmas concept movies, you were very, very wrong.
The Orlando Sentinel
Maya Angelou, Ryan Seacrest, Rand Paul are Sunday guests
Angelou will share her Mandela memories with Harry Smith on "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2. The program offers two panel discussions on Mandela.
What Tea Party Republicans Can Learn from Liberal Democrats
Throughout much of the postwar era, the national political system was the opposite of what it is today: Democrats had a virtual lock on Congress while Republicans dominated the presidency.
Women, Minorities Isn't Enough Advantage
After Walter Mondale lost 49 states to Ronald Reagan in the 1984 presidential election, From led a group of centrist elected officials who created the Democratic Leadership Council, an organization dedicated to recasting the Democrats' agenda and restoring its flickering political competitiveness.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
House Oversight Web Pages Snub Dems
Far be it from us to tell de facto GOP bloodhound Rep. Darrell Issa of California how to conduct his professional affairs, but it would seem he needs to haul at least one more individual before his truth-seeking panel: whoever dropped the ball on maintaining an accurate committee website.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Huffington Post
William Beavers Reports To Federal Prison To Start 6-Month Corruption Sentence
As the Sun-Times reports, Beavers' attorneys argued that with a six-month sentence, his appeal would likely be decided well after his release.
Jackson Jr.'s ex-treasurer fined over failure to file report
Chicago attorney Vickie Pasley, who was treasurer of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign committee, has been fined $7,150 by the Federal Election Commission, newly released documents show.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Illegal aliens' 'Fast for Familes' one more mockery of our national sovereignty
Fast for Families is the latest public relations stunt manufactured by the illegal alien lobby with the intent of tugging at our heartstrings so that we meekly surrender the right to protect our borders and those jobs that rightfully belong to Americans.
Cognitive dissonance and the political Left
When I think back why I ever voted Democrat my only logical answer is tradition.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Daily Caller
Government employee union boss calls for thug tactics against voter ID
J. David Cox, the national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO, pledged to ignore the Supreme Court and said that he and the labor movement would "fight in the streets" against Republican governors, supporters of voter integrity efforts.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
National Review Online
Jesse Jackson: Obama Facing 'Most Hostility' Ever for President
Appearing on Arsenio Hall's talk show over the weekend, a Jesse Jackson defended both President Obama, who he said has faced heretofore unseen advsersity as president, as well as Jackson's embattled son, who he said "had the best voting record in the Congress" before he was sentenced by unfair laws.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Miami Herald
2 with Chicago-area links named Rhodes scholars
Yale University Vinay Nayak is seen in an undated photo provided by Nayak. Nayak, of Oak Brook, Ill., studying political science at Yale University, is among the 32 American 2014 Rhodes Scholars announced Sunday.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
PHOTO: People walk down the steps of the Capitol building, Oct. 16, 2013, in Washington.
When Rep. Trey Radel pleaded guilty today to cocaine possession and promised to enter rehab, he joined the ranks of one of Capitol Hill's most secretive and exclusive clubs -- addicts.
The Plain Dealer
The story behind Ed FitzGerald's struggle to win endorsements...
When Ed FitzGerald announced his run for governor , he turned to Louis Stokes, revered former congressman and civil rights leader, to introduce him.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
House Dem to join immigration fast
Several activists have been fasting on the National Mall for more than a week to bring attention to the push for comprehensive immigration reform and a Democratic lawmaker is about to join their cause.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Reporter's notebook: In the heart of Ford nation
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford reacts to City Council members on Thursday, November 14, after former aides told police they had concerns about his drug use and drunken driving.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Obamas, Clintons to visit JFK gravesite Wednesday
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.
"A State with No Republicans!"
Some interesting data on the 'state' of Illinois ... There are more people on welfare in Illinois than there are people working.