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A Call to Non-Violent Resistance: Immigration Reform Is a Moral Imperative

Rev. Dr. Jorge L. Morales | Posted 12.29.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Jorge L. Morales

The time has come to resist our nation's immigration system: we cannot justify a system which deports 400,000 people per year, even while there is widespread agreement that the system is broken.

Dem Illinois Congressman Refuses To Endorse Obama

Posted 10.31.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski is almost certainly the only Illinois Democrat congressman not endorsing President Barack Obama's re-election. According to ...

Primary Election Guide: Key Races To Watch

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

With the Illinois primary election Tuesday, much attention has focused on the GOP presidential candidates' jockeying for the support of the state's pr...

Illinois Redistricting: Republican Congressmen Sue Over Dems' Map

Posted 09.26.2011 | Chicago

Following the lead of some of the top Republican members of the Illinois General Assembly, who last week filed suit over the state's redrawn House and...

Dan Lipinski Blasts Deal Welcoming Mexican Trucks To U.S. Roads Nationwide

Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 09.10.2011 | Chicago

Mexican trucks filled with goods from south of the border could be rolling into Chicago as early as next month under a deal just signed by the Obama a...

Conservative Lipinski Draws Well-Funded Primary Challenger

Progress Illinois | Posted 06.21.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (3rd District) was one of just 34 Democrats in the House to oppose President Obama's sweeping health care reform, and one local...

DREAM Act: How Illinois Reps Voted

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In somewhat of a surprise, the House of Representatives passed the DREAM Act last night by a vote of 216 to 198 but it's unlikely the bill will get th...

How 173 Congressmen Are Trying to Redefine Rape

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

The language of this bill is not only out of sync with legal precedent, but with common sense and common dignity.

Clout, Reform And Lots Of Knives: The Week In Pictures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a historic week in national news, with President Obama's signature health care legislation passing Congress. Chicago had a hand in that, with a...

Health Care Reform: How Illinois Representatives Voted

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Dan Lipinski was the only Illinois Democrat to vote against health care reform--but he was not the only Illinois representative to vote "no." Republ...

Dan Lipinski The Only Illinois Democrat To Vote 'No' On Health Reform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Dan Lipinski was the only Illinois Democrat to vote "no" for the historic health reform bill that passed the House Sunday, one of 34 Democrats na...

Illinois Dems AGAINST Health Care Reform: Can They Be Swayed By The White House?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With a final vote on health care reform possibly coming Sunday, some Illinois Democrats remain undecided on the bill, while other key players have rel...

Illinois Dems AGAINST Health Care Reform: Can They Be Swayed By The White House?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the White House continues to lobby Democrats who are either on the fence or opposed to the health care bill, some Dems in President Obama's home st...

40 Members Of Congress Reportedly Sleep In Their Capitol Hill Offices

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's going on 10 p.m. when House Democrat Mike Quigley, in track pants and a T-shirt, tosses a flimsy mattress on the floor of his congressional offic...

Immigrant Leader Taking On Dan Lipinski In Democratic Primary

Chicago Public Radio | Chip Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the Chicago area's most visible immigrant leaders is planning to challenge Congressman Dan Lipinski in this winter's Democratic primary....

Illinois Democrats Line Up Behind Health Care Bill

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There was no shortage of drama at the nation's Capitol Saturday as House Democrats narrowly passed their final version of the health care reform bill ...

Illinois Immigrant Action: Pushing for Solutions, Not Senseless Deportations

Joshua Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joshua Hoyt

Although President Obama speaks passionately about the need for comprehensive immigration reform, actions speak louder than words. Here are nine powerful actions that will press to get reform done.

Lipinski Wants Federal Laws Regulating Carry-On Bags

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) has developed some pet peeves about airline baggage since he was elected to Congress and elevated to frequent-flier st...

Lipinski Casts Stimulus Bill's Lone 'Present' Vote

Chicago Tribune | Mark Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) was the only one in the House who voted simply "present'' in the House's 246-183 vote for passage of the $787-billion econo...

Stimulus Bill Could Provide $105 Million For Illinois Transit Projects

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

The House of Representatives added $3 billion in rail and bus system spending to the $825-billion stimulus package Wednesday. [...] Half of the new m...

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, ...

An End To Political Nepotism?

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Republican leaders have proposed legislation that would ban family members of elected officials from being appointed to political office. The l...