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Cheney Cancels South Suburban Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE From the Associated Press: Vice President Dick Cheney was treated "without complication" Wednesday for an abnormal heartbeat, his office said...

Weller Apologizes For Bailing On Bailout Vote

Southtown Star | Bob Okon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jerry Weller (R-11th) apologized Thursday for missing Monday's House vote on the financial bailout bill but said he has been a more active c...

Local House Members Want Revised Bailout Plan

Southtown Star | Elisabeth Kilpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted on the financial bailout package Monday, plenty of opposition came from the Southland's representatives, ...

Local GOP Reps Blasted For Bailout Votes

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Five Illinois Republicans who helped defeat the Bush administration's financial rescue bill are under pressure by the National Assn. of Manufacturers ...

GOP Staffer Shoves Reporter Down Flight Of Stairs

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CBS 2 Political Editor Mike Flannery has filed a complaint after he was shoved and sent down a flight of stairs while questioning a congressman Friday...

Watch: Aide To Embattled GOP Congressman Shoves Reporter Down Stairs After He Asks About Nicaraguan Land Deal

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CBS 2 Political Editor Mike Flannery plans to press criminal charges after he was shoved and sent down a flight of stairs while questioning a congress...

Yet Another Scandal-Plagued House Republican To Retire

TPM Election Central | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another Congressional Republican is headed for the door. Congressman Jerry Weller (R-IL) will reportedly announce tomorrow that he is not seeking re-e...