8 hrs ago
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.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Rod Blagojevich Corruption Appeal To Be Heard By US Appeals Court
The case of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will be back in court next month after a federal appeals court agreed Friday to hear arguments over whether to toss out his 2011 corruption conviction.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
GOP candidate's Democratic giving
But David Jolly, a Republican candidate for Congress running in a Florida special election, has taken it a step further - he's given nearly $30,000 to the Democratic Party and Democratic candidates since leaving the Hill in 2006.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Mean doesn't follow political boundaries
Wiley Hilburn has written three columnsattacking the tea party. I bet three-quarters of Wiley's Huddle House patrons share tea party ideals.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Wallace to seek GOP bid in 2nd Congressional District
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The Huffington Post
Rod Blagojevich Appeal: Prosecutors Respond To Convicted Ex-Illinois Governor's New Trial Request
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich prepares to deliver a statement on his last full day of freedom at his Chicago home on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Pastor Rick Warren visits Jesse Jackson Jr. in federal prison
Rick Warren attends the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards on October 15, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee..