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NAPOLITANO: Trump knows about dealing with bad guys

July 18, 2018
NAPOLITANO: Trump knows about dealing with bad guys

I don’t know whether Putin can be reasoned with. But I believe that if anyone can do it, Donald Trump can.

Republicans Continue to Miss the Target in a Target Rich Environment

June 14, 2018
Republicans Continue to Miss the Target in a Target Rich Environment

It’s a target rich environment but Illinois Republicans never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.

Trump Campaign Launches Brilliant New Tool

June 10, 2018
Trump Campaign Launches Brilliant New Tool

PromisesKept.com is a terrific, user-friendly tool that quickly gives you all the ammunition you need to counter the fake news.

MCCARTHY: Leak Investigations, Journalists, and Double Standards

June 9, 2018
MCCARTHY: Leak Investigations, Journalists, and Double Standards

The oddity — a very human oddity — is that the press is extraordinarily attuned to its own need for protection, but scoffs at the notion that someone with greater responsibilities should have comparable protections.

TRIBUNE: Chicago ID Card Would Be Valid Voter Identification

March 1, 2018
TRIBUNE: Chicago ID Card Would Be Valid Voter Identification

Municipal ID cards that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is launching for undocumented immigrants and others will be a valid form of identification for people both registering to vote and voting in Chicago

NYT: U.S. Spies Paid Russian Peddling Trump Secrets

February 11, 2018
NYT: U.S. Spies Paid Russian Peddling Trump Secrets

Oh boy. This whole thing is rancid.

HEMINGWAY: How the Media Buried Two Huge FBI Stories Yesterday

February 10, 2018
HEMINGWAY: How the Media Buried Two Huge FBI Stories Yesterday

So how have the media responded to official documents regarding wrongdoing? Mostly by downplaying, mocking, and ignoring them.

THE HILL: Obama Admin Kept Russian Bribery Plot Secret

October 17, 2017
THE HILL: Obama Admin Kept Russian Bribery Plot Secret

Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the United States, according to...

HEMINGWAY: Trump Renders Media Blind To All But Chaos

October 14, 2017
HEMINGWAY: Trump Renders Media Blind To All But Chaos

Was this week one of chaos and doom? Is it time for Republicans to break norms and oust duly elected presidents? Is the situation that bad?

WGN: Cook County Board Approves Repeal Of Soda Tax

October 12, 2017
WGN: Cook County Board Approves Repeal Of Soda Tax

The Cook County Board voted 15-2 to end the tax starting Dec. 1. The vote came just more than two months after the tax took effect Aug. 2.