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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Last night I heard him sing at Carnegie Hall with an orchestra, tonight by himself or with one frame drummer in front of maybe 100 people.
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7 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
11 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
This is the second year in a row that states have picked up the pace of increasing the minimum wage, after President Barack Obama's proposal to increase the federal rate to $10.10 an hour stalled in Congress.
15 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
From Solyndra to Benghazi to the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Ed Siskel has been the bespectacled, behind-the-scenes lawyer with the forensic assignment - figure out exactly what went wrong so the White House can fix it, explain it and make sure it does not happen again.
Thumbs up: To all who attended Tuesday's Light of Hope Breakfast in support of CASA of McHenry County, and especially to those who made a financial contribution.
Conservatives slammed the campaign to effectively end the Electoral College's role in presidential elections, saying that the National Popular Vote Compact circumvents the Constitution, saying it resembled President Barack Obama's abuse of the law through his extensive use of executive orders.
Pointing to an interview Chelsea gave to Glamour Magazine last year in which she said that she and her husband had "decided we were going to make 2014 the Year of the Baby, and please, call my mother and tell her that.
This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters.
Illinois joined the long list of states that have received a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday, which means its school districts won't be punished financially or labeled as failures if all students don't score well on standardized tests.
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Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.
For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.
The Illinois House is set to vote on whether to allocate $100 million in state funds to Barack Obama's presidential library, if it's built in Chicago.
For the more than 30 states -including New Jersey- that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.
When federal long-term unemployment benefits ended in December, 74,000 Illinois workers immediately lost their temporary help.
President Barack Obama walks alongside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel upon Obama's arrival on Air Force One at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Ill., on May 29, 2013.