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Monday Deadline Day For Chicago’s Mayoral Hopefuls

Monday is the final day for candidates seeking city offices in Chicago to turn in their petitions–and the already long list of mayoral candidates is expected to grow. According to…

DeLay trial enters final stages

Closing arguments will be heard Monday in the trial of the former House majority leader. Read the full story.…

George Ryan Case: Judge To Decide If Parts Of Ex-Gov’s 2006 Conviction Should Be Tossed

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago is set to hear oral arguments on whether a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that curtailed the use of an anti-fraud law affects…

Nancy Pelosi: John Boehner Is ‘Known To Cry’

If House Minority Leader John Boehner is concerned he’s developing a reputation as a crybaby, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he will soon succeed in the next legislative session, isn’t…

Jeff Danziger: Bono Helps the Irish

From The Huffington Post…

Charlie Rangel Supporters Urge ‘No’ Vote On Censure

NEW YORK — Supporters of Rep. Charles Rangel said Sunday that the Democratic lawmaker has been punished enough by the House ethics committee’s two-year investigation and should not by censured…

Meet Chris Christie, The Latest Conservative Infatuation

These are strange days for Republicans. After their historic midterm victories, they are seemingly ascendant, with George Will hailing 2010 as “conservatism’s best year in 30 years–since the election of…

Dems back Towns for Oversight spot

Fourteen of his committee colleagues sign a letter supporting his bid to be their ranking member. Read the full story.…

Palin’s Iowa trip stokes 2012 talk

Palin’s camp denies reports saying aides have been seeking ways to set up shop more permanently. Read the full story.…

Worldview on Obama: He’s a failure

Worldview on Obama: He’s a failure

Barack Obama’s plummeting job performance ratings at home are nothing compared to the worldview of the American President — especially in the troubled Mideast where candidate Obama promised a different…