Another Republican Resigns – Got Caught Milking The Government

I know both sides do it, but it seems like Republicans have almost perfected the art of ripping off the government. Aaron Schock, a Republican Representatives from Illinois is the latest Republican to realize that his version of milking the government was not foolproof, and thanks to those pesky reporters from Politico, Schock's days of drinking from the never-ending bosom of the United States government, abruptly came to an end when the Republican realized that the gig was up and resigned....

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Good News – Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth is Pregnant – Video

When you are overwhelmed with all the negative news going on on today's world, it's time to take a break, take a deep breath and exhale when good news like this is shared. Tammy Duckworth, the Democratic congresswoman who lost multiple limbs in war, is expecting her first child in December. In a heart-warming segment on NBC’s Today show, the Illinois Democrat talked about her pregnancy in an interview with three other Iraq War veterans — all of them amputees who are either expecting or just...

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Ex Convict Claims Victory In Illinois Republican Congressional Race

There's been a lot of attention focused on Robin Kelly, who won the Democratic nomination this week in the Illinois special election to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. But what about the GOP nominee? Ex-convict Paul McKinley is claiming victory over Eric Wallace, a multimedia company owner. TheChicago Tribune reports McKinley's rap sheet includes burglaries, armed robbery and aggravated battery. McKinley has a 23-vote lead over Wallace, who told the newspaper that it would be "an embarrassment"...

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Post-Illinois: Mitt Wins. It’s Over.

That's it. Doesn't matter what happens from here on out. Mitt Romney will be the GOP nominee. Rick Santorum will make speeches and say things that only an ultra-conservative will agree with. Newt will write another book about his campaign. Here's the skinny:                   Predicted.              Actual Romney. 48%                          ...

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Mitt Be Illin'(ois)

If there ever was a good time for the Romster to win a solid victory, this would be it. And, as luck would have it, he will win the Illinois primary going away. With the latest polling showing him with anywhere from a 10-15 point lead, this one will not be a nail-biter. Neither will the nomination battle. No brokered primary either. I know. I'm no fun. But then again, neither is Mitt. The GOP has tried to move on from contraception to the economy, but the darn economy keeps improving, car sales...

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Santorum Urge Illinois to “Correct a Wrong on Tuesday”

On Tuesday, Illinois will go to the polls in the never-ending saga that is the Republican primary nominating contest, and Rick Santorum tweeted a message for Illinois - "correct the wrong on Tuesday." It would not be far-fetched to conclude from Mr. Santorum's tweet that "the wrong" he is referring to is President Obama, who represented the district as Senator before successfully running for president in 2008.

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The Deadbeat Joe Walsh Bill Is Introduced In The House

Why this have to be a rule or law is beyond me. There are many professions where background checks are conducted on potential candidates, and if an applicant is found owing child support, he or she is automatically disqualified. Well, as of now, Congress is different. We all remember Republican Representative and Teaparty favorite, Joe Walsh. At the time when he won his House Seat representing the 8th congressional district in Illinois, Walsh was a deadbeat to the tune of over $117, 000. He hadn't paid...

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