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Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 American presidents love their pets. The Obamas adopted a dog named Bo shortly after Barack’s election in 2009, the Clintons brought Socks the cat and Buddy the dog to Washington, and John F....
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:18 am
 Washington’s establishment of politicos, lobbyists and media sparklies are shocked – shocked to their very core! – by the scandalous sexual revelations about Dennis Hastert.The portly Repu...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 12:01 am
 Congressman Aaron Schock’s resignation is not only a blow to national Republicans, for whom Schock raised millions, but also to Illinois Republicans.Just eight weeks ago, Schock was widely bel...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 A solid majority of Illinoisans want newly inaugurated Gov. Bruce Rauner to find common ground with the Democratic legislative majority rather than be confrontational, a new poll finds. However,...
Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:01 am
At last, our political leaders in Washington are taking action for low-wage workers and the middle class, striking a bold blow for America’s historic values of economic fairness and common good.Gosh...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 12:01 am
 Wow, what a month of May music coming up. Yessiree, there’s no maybe about it; we are in for a blast of interesting and exciting music moments in the next several weeks. That then leads right...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 In L. Frank Baum’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the wizard turns out to be a big phony – just an eccentric old guy sitting behind a curtain, using his booming voice to spew nonsense in...
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
 As we wrap up another February, March looks to be a fun-filled month of entertainment options. Anchored by Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day as party-pleasers, several other unrelated concerts...
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 12:01 am
 The rich truly are different from you and me – they tend to hold seats in Congress. Our nation purports to be a representative democracy, yet you don’t find many plumbers, mineworkers, dirt...
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 12:01 am
Election days can be dizzying – like trying to absorb a three-ring circus with all three acts going at once.In last week’s elections, the national media focused tightly on the center ring, where t...

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