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Small Loans Can Make a Big Difference for Entrepreneurs

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 4:48 PM

Small businesses are responsible for half the nation's economy and employ half of our workforce, but behind these numbers are millions of personal stories of hard work, sacrifice, and success. With Small Business Week upon us, we would like to share the story of two of these job creators and...

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Chicago and the Nation's Best and Brightest

(11) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 1:03 PM

Last fall, I led a group of 40 companies to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus in order to sell their top tech students on moving to Chicago. Why? Because Chicago suffered a lost generation of tech talent. The founders of PayPal, YouTube, Netscape and Yelp, who were trained in...

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Chicago Supports President Obama on Climate Change

(82) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 4:30 PM

Tuesday, President Obama stepped forward and provided leadership on key climate issues that should resonate throughout the nation. The fact of the matter is that addressing the issues of climate change is a key area of focus that must have national attention and cooperation.

Cities can drive...

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Mayors Challenge Finalist: Chicago (Video, Vote)

(13) Comments | Posted February 20, 2013 | 12:00 PM

Idea Summary: Chicago will build the first open-source predictive analytics platform that will help leaders make smarter, faster decisions in real-time to help address and prevent problems before they develop. Click here to vote for this idea.

Chicago is a city that reinvents itself with each generation. This...

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Taking a Stand Against the Kuhl, Hayes and Bachmann Comments

(34) Comments | Posted October 22, 2008 | 1:39 PM

I serve in the House with decent, patriotic Republicans, and as a congressman I have the honor of representing thousands of Republicans. They love their country and respect their neighbors. And yet these recent comments by three of my Republican colleagues must be challenged. Partisan passions always rise two weeks...
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Another FDR? Not Quite

(32) Comments | Posted October 5, 2008 | 9:48 PM

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What We Learned This Week

(29) Comments | Posted August 22, 2008 | 3:09 PM

In the last two days, we learned that the white house can't keep track of its e-mails and John McCain can't keep track of his houses.

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Calling on Bush to Take American Farewell Tour

(129) Comments | Posted June 18, 2008 | 5:16 PM

Earlier this week, President Bush returned from his European trip known as his 'farewell tour,' where he attempted to describe poor relations between America and the European community as good, and the last several years as just one big misunderstanding. After saying goodbye to Europe, the president should get back...

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On Bush, On Baseball and Iraq: "He's 0 for 2"

(70) Comments | Posted May 1, 2008 | 8:53 PM

Delivered on the House floor:

Madam Speaker, in 1993, when professional-baseball owners were deciding how to rehabilitate the reputation of baseball, after the player's strike, they debated whether to enact a wild-card rule to allow a second-place team into the playoffs. Only one owner at the time voted against this:...

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Real Relief for Families

(148) Comments | Posted January 28, 2008 | 1:02 AM

Across the country families are struggling and Democrats have responded with a plan to provide relief to middle class and working families. The deal announced by Speaker Pelosi is progressive and a sharp departure from the policies of George W. Bush. Rep. Barney Frank called it the most progressive tax...

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