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The Hawk Eye, Burlington, IowaBobby Schilling, a former Republican congressman who represented west-central Illinois, knows the squeaky wheel gets the grease. So, his advice to the forgotten in flooded areas of rural Illinois and rural Iowa is a simple, "We've got to start...
The Hawk Eye, Burlington, IowaIllinois U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-17th District, has toured storm and flood damage in the Quad Cities and discussed its impacts with officials in charge of overseeing the recovery, among other actions, since the disasters wreaked havoc on western...
Clout StreetU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said today that under President Barack Obama’s directive, the federal Department of Justice will purchase the long-unused Thomson prison in northwestern Illinois, cutting a check and bypassing the objections of a veteran...
With votes cast and ballots counted, the 2012 election is over. Though the majority of the focus during the 2012 election season focused on the presidential race, the results of key congressional races in the Nov. 6 election will have a small effect on...
Clout StreetU.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, are scheduled to be in the Chicago area this weekend on fundraising missions. Pelosi, the former House speaker from California, is headlining a...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Shortly after newly elected Rep. Dan Benishekarrived in Washington, staffers raised a banner that proclaimed to visitors in his Capitol Hill suite: "If you are here to ask for more money, you're in the wrong office!" The...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Farm-state members of Congress have campaigned for decades on the back of farm bills delivering election-season subsidies and other goodies to rural voters. Not this year. The bill is stalled, primarily because House GOP leaders don'...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel has temporarily suspended fundraising on behalf of Democratic super PACS to devote his attention to bringing the teachers' strike to an end, according to his political operation. Emanuel was scheduled to attend a House Majority...
Wheaton construction worker Ted Thilly spent Monday looking for some career stability after finding himself laid off twice in the past two years, most recently three months ago. "I'm getting a little desperate at this point," said Thilly, 55, who added...
Tribune reporterVeteran Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf’s rejection of the Justice Department’s latest bid to purchase the unused Thomson prison in western Illinois has drawn the ire of two leading Illinois Democratswho accused the congressman of...
Tags: Barack Obama, Dick Durbin, Prisons, Eric Holder, Pat Quinn
Clout StreetThe fierce pace of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's fundraising tapered to a trickle once he was elected, with only $91,000 in contributions since April 1, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday that showed him with more than $1.5 million left in the...
Tags: Illinois, Wheaton, Adam Kinzinger, Luis Gutierrez, Bill Foster
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