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  • Rekha Basu: Elizabeth Warren is right: America's middle class needs a boost

    Her father was a janitor in Oklahoma City and her mother stayed home and cared for the four kids. Whenthe youngest and the only girl, came along unplanned in 1949, some belt tightening was needed. It would be needed again, when her father had a heart...
  • In Debate, Greenberg And Esty Both Stress Independence

    In Debate, Greenberg And Esty Both Stress Independence
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and Republican challenger Mark Greenberg are both pitching themselves as consensus-building moderates in their quest to win over voters in Connecticut's politically independent 5th District. The two candidates...
  • Analysis: A good year may not save these 3 vulnerable House Republicans

    WASHINGTON In his recent column, "Weak GOP Candidates May Need More Than a Good Year," Stu Rothenberg pointed out how a handful of underperforming Senate candidates could cost Republicans the majority. Similarly, though the House of Representatives is not...
  • Student leaders face Hong Kong city elders in televised debate

    HONG KONG Student protest leaders on Tuesday debated Hong Kong officials on the future of democracy in this former British colony, the first time the two sides have confronted one another since street demonstrations erupted in late September. The meeting...
  • Enfield's Youth Vote Students Host Pre-Election Events For Community

    ENFIELD – Students involved in this year's public schools Youth Vote Committee will host a series of events for the community to get to know candidates running in the November election. Incumbent state Rep. John Kissel, a Republican, is facing a...
  • Opportunity knocking for GOP, but will party leaders squander it?

    Opportunity knocking for GOP, but will party leaders squander it?
    Wasn't it just yesterday that President Barack Obama extended his arms like some Hollywood Moses, promising his election would calm the seas and heal the planet? But now the October winds have blown the messiah off the man. And November's midterm...
  • Back to Washington

    1st Congressional District The race in the 1st District pits three-term incumbent Rep. Robert J. "Rob" Wittman, a Republican, against challengers Norman G. "Norm" Mosher, a Democrat, and Independent Greens candidate Glenda Gail Parker. Ms. Parker is a...
  • U. of I. closer to choosing president

    U. of I. closer to choosing president
    University of Illinois trustees are on track to choose the university's next president by the end of the semester, possibly as early as next month. The 19-member presidential search committee plans to meet Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at hotels...
  • Hampton City Council to decide election changes on Wednesday

    The City Council is scheduled to take public comment and vote on a series of changes that would impact the way school board and City Council members are chosen during a Wednesday evening meeting. Those changes include: - Moving the City Council...
  • Make your voice heard at the polls

    Your vote does count! Thomas Dorr, Alice Paul and Bob Moses all dedicated their lives to change suffrage from being a privilege of a chosen few. Let their sacrifices and political convictions be a reminder to us that voting must go back to being...
  • DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes

    DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes
    The candidates to lead the DuPage County Board offer different views on whether the county should impose a stormwater fee on property owners. Incumbent County Board Chairman Dan Cronin believes there is merit to a payment system based on how much...