3 hrs ago
Anchorage Daily News
Lisa Murkowski becomes third US senator to support same-sex marriage
Murkowski says she believes same-sex marriage will encourage family values. She says she supports the right of all Americans to marry the person they love.
7 hrs ago
US Senate unfazed on sanctions after Rohani win
The new sanctions bill aims to bring Iranian oil exports to zero and close currency loopholes; cautious optimism for Rohani.
12 hrs ago
Sen. Mark Kirk breaks with Obama over outreach to Iran's new president
One of the Senate's toughest Iran critics warned Tuesday against lifting the pressure on the regime following this weekend's election of a relative moderate as president.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Fischer Supports Faster Citizenship for Decorated Servicemen
Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced today that she is cosponsoring a bipartisan amendment, offered by Senators Mark Kirk and Chris Coons .
The Las Vegas Sun
GOP threatens to build Yucca if Reid kills filibuster
Sen. Harry Reid has long been warning Republicans he has the power to get his agenda around their "nay" votes by curtailing the procedural filibuster.
Talking Points Memo
Gillibrand Is - Quite Optimistic' About Repealing DOMA Soon
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped push the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell to a surprise victory in 2011, is hopeful that federal Defense of Marriage Act will be repealed by the end of the year.
The Capitol Fax Blog
Brady: Fraud at polls
"Bill Brady won the election. Even the media realized what had happened, but said nothing," Keats said.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Chicago's next US attorney faces urgent dilemma
The Supreme Court says states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
Chicago's next US attorney faces urgent dilemma
Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city.
Tom Carper Signs On As 51st ENDA Cosponsor
"Senator Carper believes it is important for federal law to explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation -- in the same way that current law addresses race, sex or religion -- in order to ensure that all Americans are protected equally under the law," said Carper spokesman Ian Sams.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Even President Obama may not be able to put Nancy Pelosi back in the Speaker's chair
President Obama told a Democratic fund raising event in April that he wants Nancy Pelosi back as Speaker of the House and vowed to do everything in his power to make that happen in the 2014 congressional election.
Gabriel Gomez endorses ENDA
The Republican candidate vying for the open U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts has come out in favor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Big Brother an elephant in the r...
If you simply shrug your shoulders over electronic surveillance programs run by our government, please turn to the person beside you and ask them to throw cold water in your face.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Washington Post
Thanks to services provided or coordinated by AJFCS, Mrs. T has made a heartening turn-around.
The Wall Street Journal
Why Sen. Kirk Voted to Block Immigration Debate
Sen. Mark Kirk listens at the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the Justice Department budget on June 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Republican Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois helped Democrats craft contentious gun-control legislation and emerged as one of only two GOP senators to back same-sex marriage this year.
Governor Quinn announces federal funding for flooding for 15 remaining counties
Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced the Obama Administration has approved the state's request for federal aid to help local governments in 15 additional counties recovering from April's historic flooding.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Critics: Sen. Mark Kirk has 'racial blind spot'
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is under fire by Latino legislators after he sided with his most conservative colleagues in votes on immigration reform.
Senate Immigration Debate Begins with GOP Amendment Fight
Senate Republicans dissatisfied with the border security measures contained in bipartisan immigration reform legislation are rallying around amendments intended to make it almost impossible for undocumented workers to make it across the southern border.
Latino Lawmakers Accuse Kirk Of 'Blind Spot' On Immigration
Several Latino elected officials from Illinois on Thursday called on U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk to reverse his position on a bipartisan immigration reform bill now on Capitol Hill.
Bruce Rauner - Gubernatorial Candidate - At Elmhurst College
I found this document posted up on the side window of the now empty Plass Appliances in downtown Elmhurst this morning.