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Vincent Romano, Republican Candidate For State Representative, Illinois 16th District
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Skokie Political Candidate To Appear On Cable TV Show

Skokie resident and 2012 political candidate Vincent Romano is a guest on Comcast Cable TV's "The Contempo Show," seen locally on Comcast Cable channels 19 … Read more ›

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The Arab–Israeli Conflict—Just the Facts

John Ungashick, treasurer of the Society and a history buff, speaks June 24th at 10:30 a.m. at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago in Skokie. … Read more ›

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State Legislature Adjourns After Key Accomplishments, More Work Remains

SKOKIE – State Representative Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) and his colleagues returned from Springfield on May 31st after the adjournment of the spring legislative session. The … Read more ›

Then-U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk co-sponsored a commemorative coin bill to help build a disabled veterans’ memorial. (Brendan Hoffman, Chicago Tribune / May 28, 2012)

Sen. Kirk co-sponsored bills helping onetime girlfriend’s clients

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was a leading sponsor of congressional legislation that has meant $5.3 million for two clients of his onetime girlfriend, and he … Read more ›

Kimberly Vertolli, the former wife of Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL), poses for a portrait in her home on Saturday, April 28, 2012 in Alexandria, VA. (Brendan Hoffman/For the Chicago Tribune)

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s ex-wife files FEC complaint about campaign payments to his girlfriend

Soon after Mark Kirk’s ex-wife announced she would no longer support his 2010 run for the U.S. Senate, he brought her onto his campaign team, … Read more ›

Palatine councilman, new Cook GOP leader, looks at new strategy

The work of any suburban trustee or council member rotates between high profile issues, such as tax increases, to the mundane, whether to allow a building … Read more ›

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Biss Announces Pension Proposals and Town Hall Meeting

SKOKIE – State Representative Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) announced today several initiatives aimed at addressing the state’s pension crisis. Among his proposals are two pieces of … Read more ›

Chris Mooney
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The Republican Brain: Denial of Science—and Reality

Chris Mooney, senior correspondent for The American Prospect and host of Center for Inquiry’s podcast, “Point of Inquiry,” speaks May 6th at the Ethical Humanist … Read more ›

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Biss Passes Legislation to Curb Pension Abuse

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Daniel Biss (D – Evanston) passed legislation out of the House today to rein in the practice of simultaneously paying state … Read more ›

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Judge Larry Axelrood Endorsed by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and Chicago Fraternal Order of Police

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police and Personal PAC announced their endorsement of Judge Larry Axelrood in his bid to … Read more ›