McCaskill: Charlotte chatter 'stupid' Sen. Claire McCaskill said it’s “stupid” to make “a big deal” about her and other Democrats skipping the party’s national convention this summer. “I’ve never gone when I’ve had a contested race,” the Missouri senator said Wednesday on ... 01/30/2016 - 4:08 am | View Link
Smell The Panic Part II: Bernie Schools McCaskill the rec list, but the fact many do is a sign of his support from many on this site more than from some 'fanatics' (Though admittedly I might be one of those fanatics). The most recs anything gets around here is maybe 500-600 tops and the fact Bob's diary ... 06/25/2015 - 10:12 am | View Link
Stealing Time: Black Monday, McCaskill to DNC?, Rs for Moore, NKOTB Feels like a hangover this morning after a grim day across Grand and further down Main Street yesterday. Lots of chatter about the ax falling around town. And it sounds like Kelly Urich is out at Mix 93.3. Who will Hearne Christopher quote now? Oh ... 11/10/2008 - 10:30 pm | View Link
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Barack Obama's Culture of Corruption Barack Obama has built his presidential campaign on a huge pack of lies. He and his minions engage in prevarication, double-talk, deceptiveness, secrecy, chicanery ... 02/2/2016 - 11:30 am | View Website
Obamacare: Mandatory Socialized Medicine Obamacare is being developed by leftist politicians who are determined to take over the medical care industry regardless of public opinion. 02/2/2016 - 4:56 am | View Website
Declared 2016 Dem candidate: Hillary Clinton It may be obvious, but USA TODAY's Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page gives four reasons why Hillary Clinton's presidential run matters. Hillary Clinton ... 01/21/2016 - 11:58 am | View Website
WINDHAM, New Hampshire—Sen. Marco Rubio’s short circuiting on the Saturday before New Hampshire’s primary has given a renewed glimmer of hope to those candidates who’ve staked their entire bids on doing well in the nation’s first primary on Tuesday. Even at this late date the state’s many center-right voters remain unbound.
With the state falling further behind in paying its bills, Cook County is starting to consider layoffs of workers who help collect child support and keep nonviolent offenders out of state prisons, County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Monday.
As of Jan. 31, the state was $66.1 million behind
U. S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth focused on Republican U. S. Sen. Mark Kirk while candidates Andrea Zopp and state Sen. Napoleon Harris traded criticisms on criminal justice reforms and closing Chicago Public Schools during the first major gathering of Democratic U. S. Senate hopefuls on Monday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bid to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products in Chicago to 21 stalled Monday after aldermen complained that tax increases in the ordinance would further drive up illegal cigarette sales and hurt city businesses.
During more than three hours of testimony before the City