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Clout StreetA day after Speaker Michael Madigan pronounced the gay marriage bill 12 votes short, a group pushing the issue tried to recapture momentum by announcing support from seven Illinois Democratic congressmen --- even though they don’t get to vote in...
At their wedding reception in 1992, Barack Obama and his bride, Michelle, made their way to a table to greet three women who had taken him under their wings as a young community organizer. Loretta Augustine-Herron, one of the women in his memoir, "Dreams...
The funeral for Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday was a celebration of her life, just as her parents had wanted. But along with those moments of joyful remembrance, there was bitter awareness of the street violence that took her away. In the front row,...
Clout StreetDemocratic congressional candidate Robin Kelly today gained the support of U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky as she runs for the right to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Kelly, a former state lawmaker from Matteson, previously got the backing of U.S....
Tribune reportersWith his lawyers seeking the least-damaging end to a federal corruption investigation against him, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. maintained his silence Friday amid reports he had agreed to terms to plead guilty to misusing his campaign funds. Jackson&...
Tribune reporterFormer U.S. Rep. Cardiss Collins, the first African-American woman to represent Illinois in Congress, died of natural causes at age 81 on Saturday, Feb. 2, in Washington, D.C., according to a statement from Rep. Danny Davis, who replaced Collins as...
Change of SubjectTranscript: Flash back to the mid 1990s and ask —who are the most prominent African American politicians in Illinois? Jesse White, Roland Burris, Danny Davis, Tim Evans, Bobby Rush, Carol Mosley Braun, Emil Jones, John Stroger and the up and......
Change of SubjectDemocratic Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has her reasons for not endorsing Lance Tyson’s bid for state representative. For a year and a half — from December 2006 until May 2008 — Tyson (right), a lifelong Democrat,...
Is it bad manners to give the moutza to a dead man who killed himself by cockroach? This is not a philosophical question. Today is the day we hand out the venerable Moutza of the Month award, this time for October. As loyal readers know, the moutza is a...
Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is back at the Mayo Clinic, his wife Ald. Sandi Jackson confirmed on Tuesday. Jackson has been on medical leave since June, with bipolar disorder. On Monday, Congressmen Bobby Rush and Danny Davis spoke to the media...
Democratic Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has her reasons for not endorsing Lance Tyson's bid for state representative. For a year and a half — from December 2006 until May 2008 — Tyson, a lifelong Democrat, served as chief of...
The Rev. Sun Myung Moon -- a controversial religious and political figure who founded the Unification Church, a major institution in East Asia and beyond that gained fame decades ago for its mass weddings -- died early Monday in South Korea, the church...
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