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advertisement Robin Kelly, who is being elected to represent Illinois’s 2nd Congressional District even as I write this, was called an “ignorant witch” by a pro-gun website for a statement she made on conceal carry laws last weekend. Kelly won a Democratic primary in the one of the most pro-gun control districts in the nation, with the help of millions of dollars in advertising from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Independence USA Super PAC.
advertisement In separate hearings on Wednesday, Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi Jackson, each entered guilty pleas to federal charges.
advertisement If you need more proof that the 2nd Congressional District special election has national implications in the gun control debate, watch the ad below. Produced by the Independence USA political action committee, which is controlled by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, it attacks former Rep.
WASHINGTON—A Missouri woman was sentenced today to 63 months in prison for her role in the vandalism and arson of a biracial man’s home in Independence, Missouri, the Department of Justice announced. Teresa Witthar, 43, of Independence, was sentenced in the Western District of Missouri by U.S.
Offices Closed July 4 to Observe Independence Day – Customers Should Certify; Services Available on Internet
CHICAGO – Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) offices will close Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Services will be available at the website.
‘Independence Day’ actor Jeff Goldblum is a little bit worried. Early Friday, the actor’s lawyer went to court and asked for a restraining order against a woman who’s been stalking him since 2001, TMZ.com reports .
Andy Dick’s stint in ‘Celebrity Rehab’ doesn’t seem to have done him much good. The actor was up to his old tricks in Hollywood yesterday when he allegedly flashed patrons of the Cafe Audrey coffee house in a drunken stupor.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – Having lost LeBron James, the Cavaliers are now learning to live without him. For the first time in eight seasons, James will not be at media day Monday as the Cavs embark on a new era without the superstar, who decided to leave as a free agent and join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami to take a run at his first NBA title.
By Scott Reeder Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGIELD – Illinois State Supreme Court retention races are usually low-key affairs garnering little attention from interest groups and even less from voters, but this year may well be different. Justice Thomas Kilbride , a mild-mannered veteran of the state’s high court, is being targeted for removal from office by a well-funded group representing business interests.
FRESNO, Calif. – Vice President Joe Biden said this week that the Obama administration “hit the accelerator” toward spending $5 billion under the economic stimulus law to weatherize people’s homes, create thousands of jobs, help consumers save money and put the nation on track for energy independence.