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With less than two weeks to go before their springtime adjournment, Illinois lawmakers are being pressured on whether they will make their state the 13th to approve gay marriage.
With less than two weeks to go before their springtime adjournment, Illinois lawmakers are being pressured over whether they will make their state the 13th to approve gay marriage.
Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty told people during a Monday stop in Iowa that the key difference between his Medicare proposal and the proposal introduced by Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, is that his plan will change the way providers are paid.
Of America's 7,382 state legislators, only 85 are openly gay or lesbian. They are, however, playing an outsized and often impassioned role when the agenda turns to recognizing same-sex couples with civil unions or full marriage rights.
Lawyers for impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Monday filed their second pretrial motion in less than a week — this latest one asking a judge to let them play around 100 excerpts of secret FBI recordings at Blagojevich's upcoming corruption retrial.
The share of Americans who made a long-distance move dropped to a record low last year as many young adults, struggling without jobs, opted to stay put rather than relocate to other parts of the U.S.
Democrats struggling to hold on to their congressional seats - or just make it to Washington - are getting backup, a cash infusion and a dash of star power from a political spouse who is making a highly anticipated return to the campaign trail: first lady Michelle Obama.
Illinois Democrats are bracing for a retrial of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich.