Monday Dec 16
Creative Loafing Tampa
Spokesman for Kathleen Peters hits way-back machine in defending her failure to pay back taxes
On Friday the D.C. political website The Hill reported that CD 13 GOP candidate Kathleen Peters has been tardy in paying back her home and business property taxes late 10 times in the past 15 years.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Jesse Jackson, John Lewis say Mandela inspired them
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and Rev. Jesse Jackson, president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, link arms during the 2008 commemoration in Selma, Ala., of the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" clashes between voting rights proesters and Alabama state troopers.
South Africa farewells 'greatest son'
THE world's most beloved freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela, has been laid to rest in the beautiful rolling green pastures of his ancestral village.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Chronic Affluenza, death of TeaBuggerism, and crime in Chicago
Taking advantage of a faltering economy, a huge real estate bust and wide-spread uncertainty, they secretly concocted the Tea Bagger Party.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
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Gov. Pat Quinn is among those who are expected to attend an evening memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Top Chicago News Stories Of 2013
From a rogue Blue Line car to the death of one of the world's most respected film critics, 2013 was a wild ride.
Blago case, and media, back in court
Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich are back in court Friday in what could likely be his last bid for freedom - and that's left journalists who have long covered the circus surrounding the former Illinois governor feeling reflective about one of the most bizarre sagas in politics.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Rev. Jackson heading to South Africa
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is among clergy members from Illinois who are heading to South Africa for a memorial paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Mandela's legacy to dominate Sunday news shows
The legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela, whose death Thursday triggered an outpouring of grief from around the world, will be discussed on Sunday's network talk shows.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Washington Post
a Bonnie & Clydea gets a three- network boost
If you thought the Lifetime Network had run out of sentimental Christmas concept movies, you were very, very wrong.
The Orlando Sentinel
Maya Angelou, Ryan Seacrest, Rand Paul are Sunday guests
Angelou will share her Mandela memories with Harry Smith on "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2. The program offers two panel discussions on Mandela.
What Tea Party Republicans Can Learn from Liberal Democrats
Throughout much of the postwar era, the national political system was the opposite of what it is today: Democrats had a virtual lock on Congress while Republicans dominated the presidency.
Women, Minorities Isn't Enough Advantage
After Walter Mondale lost 49 states to Ronald Reagan in the 1984 presidential election, From led a group of centrist elected officials who created the Democratic Leadership Council, an organization dedicated to recasting the Democrats' agenda and restoring its flickering political competitiveness.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
House Oversight Web Pages Snub Dems
Far be it from us to tell de facto GOP bloodhound Rep. Darrell Issa of California how to conduct his professional affairs, but it would seem he needs to haul at least one more individual before his truth-seeking panel: whoever dropped the ball on maintaining an accurate committee website.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Huffington Post
William Beavers Reports To Federal Prison To Start 6-Month Corruption Sentence
As the Sun-Times reports, Beavers' attorneys argued that with a six-month sentence, his appeal would likely be decided well after his release.
Jackson Jr.'s ex-treasurer fined over failure to file report
Chicago attorney Vickie Pasley, who was treasurer of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign committee, has been fined $7,150 by the Federal Election Commission, newly released documents show.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Illegal aliens' 'Fast for Familes' one more mockery of our national sovereignty
Fast for Families is the latest public relations stunt manufactured by the illegal alien lobby with the intent of tugging at our heartstrings so that we meekly surrender the right to protect our borders and those jobs that rightfully belong to Americans.
Cognitive dissonance and the political Left
When I think back why I ever voted Democrat my only logical answer is tradition.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Daily Caller
Government employee union boss calls for thug tactics against voter ID
J. David Cox, the national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO, pledged to ignore the Supreme Court and said that he and the labor movement would "fight in the streets" against Republican governors, supporters of voter integrity efforts.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
National Review Online
Jesse Jackson: Obama Facing 'Most Hostility' Ever for President
Appearing on Arsenio Hall's talk show over the weekend, a Jesse Jackson defended both President Obama, who he said has faced heretofore unseen advsersity as president, as well as Jackson's embattled son, who he said "had the best voting record in the Congress" before he was sentenced by unfair laws.