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Fighting Poverty: Where Do You Start?

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

Have you ever thought about what is being done about poverty? Both domestically and globally? Or wanted to help, but didn't know where to start? Me too. I can only suggest starting locally.

The FDR Memorial -- A Story of a Statue (A Conversation With Anna Eleanor Roosevelt)

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

The FDR Memorial in Washington D.C. was originally commissioned without any image of disability. The disability community, along with Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, advocated to change that.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Patrick Hughes on Red Hill

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's not really necessary that you be fully schooled in the great Australian action films of seventies and eighties -- or even in American westerns --...

Illinois Primary 2010: Tea Partiers Downplay Rebuke At Polls

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lost in the coverage of the extremely tight Republican and Democratic governor's primaries, and the upcoming Giannoulias/Kirk showdown for Senate, wer...

Mark Kirk Wins Illinois Senate Republican Primary, Will Face Alexi Giannoulias (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As expected, Mark Kirk handily won the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate from Illinois, defeating his closest challenger Patrick Hughes by a landslide. ...

Illinois Primary On Tuesday: Is Obama's State Up For Grabs?

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama's old Senate seat and the Illinois governorship, held by Democrats, are GOP November takeover targets as voters head...

Mark Kirk Pulls Away In Republican Senate Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The latest polls are out for the major primary battles, and the Republican Senate race looks like it's all but sewn up. With eight days before the pr...

GOP Senate Candidate Caught Overplaying Mike Ditka's Endorsement

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a single day, a longshot Republican Senate candidate got caught trumpeting an endorsement he didn't have, then landing the endorsement after all. ...

Kirk Slammed From Right And Left For Courting Sarah Palin

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When word broke that self-described moderate Republican Mark Kirk was angling for kind words from Sarah Palin for his U.S. Senate bid, the response fr...

Mark Kirk Reports Big Money Haul In Senate Race

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk said Monday he has raised $1.6 million in the past three months and has $2.3 million in his campaign coffers in ...

Race For Obama's Former Senate Seat A Dead Heat In Recent Poll

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Alexi Giannoulias has closed a narrow gap with Republican Mark Kirk in a hypothetical showdown between the current frontrunners for President...

Patrick Hughes Bests Kirk In Conservative PAC Straw Poll

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Hughes came out the favored candidate in a straw poll conducted among members of a conservative PAC Thursday....

Prison Politics: Illinois GOP Moves To Block Gitmo Transfer Plan

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A plan to transfer prisoners currently held at Guantanamo Bay to a nearly deserted Illinois jail is sharply dividing the state's politicians, with Dem...

Mark Kirk Campaign Poll Has Him Ahead of Giannoulias In Senate Race

The Hill | Aaron Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) holds a seven-point lead over Alexi Giannoulias (D) and a wide lead over GOP primary opponents in his Senate campaign, accordi...

Ditka Endorses Hughes Over Kirk In Senate Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Da Coach isn't backing the favorite. Former Bears coach Mike Ditka, a longtime conservative who stumped with Sara Palin during the 2008 presidential ...

Senate Candidate Kirk Not Conservative Enough For GOP?

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There are chinks in Mark Kirk's conservative armor, but are there enough to keep the Republican Congressman from winning his party's 2010 Senate nomin...