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Budgeting in House to be bipartisan effort

Budgeting in House to be bipartisan effort

March 30, 2011 By Andrew Thomason    Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD — In a rare display of bipartisanship, Illinois House of Representatives Speaker Democratic Michael Madigan and Republican leader Tom Cross appeared together on Wednesday to present the first of several pieces of legislation that could make up the state’s budget for the next year. This is the first time in several years rank-and-file lawmakers will play an active role in deciding where the money will go.

SANDWICH SUMMIT: Pat Quinn, Bill Brady To Lunch At Manny’s

SANDWICH SUMMIT: Pat Quinn, Bill Brady To Lunch At Manny’s

Governor Pat Quinn, who narrowly retained his seat after a tough campaign against Republican Bill Brady, will sit down with his former opponent at Chicago’s politically popular Manny’s Deli Tuesday. The meeting, which has been dubbed a sandwich summit, aims to show voters that both parties can work together following a not-so-pretty campaign season, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Rashomon on the Potomac: Four Views of Obama 
    (Time.com)

Rashomon on the Potomac: Four Views of Obama (Time.com)

A Short History of the Obama Administration, by The Chattering Class: November 5, 2008: Barack Obama elected the forty-third President of the United States. Bring on the hope, bring on the hype, bring on the change.

Obama, Corker clash in private meeting 
    (AP)

Obama, Corker clash in private meeting (AP)

WASHINGTON – It was billed as a high-noon cease-fire between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans, but the rare, private Capitol Hill meeting instead shot holes in the notion of any bipartisanship this election year. When Obama appealed for bipartisanship on legislation in the six months remaining before Election Day, freshman Sen.

U.S. Senate Candidate Maurice Ferre Sees Disastrous Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill as an Opportunity for U.S. to Embrace a Bold New Energy Policy

U.S. Senate Candidate Maurice Ferre Sees Disastrous Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill as an Opportunity for U.S. to Embrace a Bold New Energy Policy

MIAMI, May 7 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Today, Florida Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, Maurice Ferre, called on bipartisanship to resolve the U.S.

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