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The Champaign News-Gazette
Nursing home issue shows wide differences of opinionCounty board members have just begun to renew the process of debating the futur
Nursing home issue shows wide differences of opinion
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
County board members have just begun to renew the process of debating the future of the Champaign County Nursing Home, and it's already creating waves among the membership. Rantoul Republican Jack Anderson reopened the debate earlier this month... Read more
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Long Island Press
Road Hazard: How the ‘Embarrassing’ Gas Tax Impasse Explains WashingtonIn 1993, the Dow Jones industrial average was still well under 4,000, the best-
Road Hazard: How the ‘Embarrassing’ Gas Tax Impasse Explains Washington
Long Island Press / Posted 9 days ago
In 1993, the Dow Jones industrial average was still well under 4,000, the best-selling car in the country was the Ford Taurus, and the average cost of a Major League Baseball ticket was under $10. That was also the year that Congress last raised the... Read more
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Roll Call
Life After Congress: Michael Patrick Flanagan After just one term in the House, Michael Patrick Flanagan returned to Chicag
Life After Congress: Michael Patrick Flanagan
Roll Call / Posted 22 days ago
After just one term in the House, Michael Patrick Flanagan returned to Chicago, where he continued working in the nonelective political sphere. �I decided that there were a lot of other ways to help in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bracket of shame: Who's the champ of squandered political dreams?Four once-promising, now-disgraced Illinois politicians have burbled up in the
Bracket of shame: Who's the champ of squandered political dreams?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Four once-promising, now-disgraced Illinois politicians have burbled up in the news recently. Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock was mentioned prominently in stories about Tuesday's special primary election to replace him. Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Congress Should Protect Itself From The Executive BranchGary Hart was a good senator, an independent person. Consequently, he was elimi
Congress Should Protect Itself From The Executive Branch
Op-Ed News / Posted 29 days ago
Gary Hart was a good senator, an independent person. Consequently, he was eliminated with a sexual scandal. The woman was a ten, and the powers that be got rid of Hart. Better to go that way than with an airplane crash or a frame-up that leads to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
January 2001: Clinton grants clemency, frees ReynoldsJust hours before he left office Saturday, President Clinton ordered Mel Reynol
January 2001: Clinton grants clemency, frees Reynolds
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
Just hours before he left office Saturday, President Clinton ordered Mel Reynolds released from prison, commuting the former Chicago Democratic congressman's sentence as part of a flurry of last-minute clemency grants. Clinton gave full pardons to... Read more