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26 min ago | The Miami Herald
An Illinois House committee has advanced a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to Chicago.
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1 hr ago | Medical News
Kaiser Health News : VA, California Panels Urge Costly Hepatitis C Drugs For Sickest Patients Kaiser Health News staff writer Julie Appleby reports: "Doctors should consider expensive new hepatitis C drugs for patients with advanced liver disease , including those awaiting transplants, but ask most others to wait for drugs in development, the ... (more)
5 hrs ago | John Locke Foundation
Those who have followed North Carolina's voter ID debate closely might find some interest in a Daily Caller column from Hughey Newsome, member of the advisory council for Project 21. Claims that voter ID and other polling place protections are intentional attempts to suppress minority voters continue to garner headlines.
President Barack Obama and other Democrats are marking the one-year anniversary of the introduction of an immigration overhaul in the Senate by slamming House Republicans for failing to take up the issue - and GOP leaders are firing right back.
Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.
They said containment will never, ever, ever, ever be our policy. We woke up one day, and Pakistan had nuclear weapons -- if that would have been our policy with Pakistan, we would have been at war with Pakistan.
The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in downstate Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield, Ill.
The impending departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is bringing forth a kind of shrug from her fellow Americans.
He's a no-nonsense public servant who has battled white-collar crime and rooted out corruption.
A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities.
At the recent annual convention of Al Sharpton's National Action Network, President Obama said his political opponents are "pass[ing] laws to make it harder, not easier, to vote."
A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate.
An alderman, who first told FOX 32 News about his city income tax proposal two weeks ago, offered new details Monday and won praise from the Chicago Teachers Union.
"What we are learning," the Illinois Democrat said in an interview, "is that the cost of war goes way beyond the end of conflict."
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, spoke to students in Politics Prof. Larry Sabato's "Introduction to American Politics" class Monday - the last public official to speak in one of Sabato's introductory classes after 35 years of teaching.
A few weeks ago, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner received a phone call from someone in Utah whom he'd never met.