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Romney endorser Ted Nugent (Photo by Michael Stravato/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Stoke Racial Resentment And Divide The Country

Mitt Romney seems to be drinking the same Kool-Aid as some of his nuttiest supporters. Mitt Romney is silent… and occasionally joins in as his endorsers make increasingly outrageous statements against the president.

09/10/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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Thousands Of Cops Receive Extra Training For NATO/G8 Summits

Police are going through extensive extra training for the NATO/G8 summits, as two groups of demonstrators have now announced plans to march down Michigan Avenue in the midday hours.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

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Police: Joliet Man Threatened To Kill Social Security Staff

A 65-year-old man upset with reductions to his benefits allegedly threatened to kill employees at the Social Security Administration this week.

01/22/2012

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Suburban Fire Department Gets $327,000 Grant

The Elgin Fire Department added almost a third of a million dollars in federal grant money to its budget that it will use to hire firefighters.

02/19/2011