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Mitt Romney (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President Of

The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.

09/18/2012

Paul Ryan (R-WI) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And His Little White Lies

While Paul Ryan is entitled to his own opinions, he is not entitled to his own facts. He lied to America about Medicare. He lied to America about the debt commission. He really lied to America about the stimulus and America’s debt rating.

08/30/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Tries To Reboot Losing Campaign With Ryan Pick

After months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.

08/13/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Federal Government: Thousands Of Illinoisans Benefiting From Health Care Reform

As we wait for the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration says thousands of Illinois residents are benefiting from it.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

3 Democratic Candidates Fight GOP On Medicare, Budget

A trio of Democrats has banded together to campaign for Congress against Republicans on the issue of Medicare, and the budget.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2012

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Seniors Join Occupy Chicago To Protest Safety Net Program Cuts

A large group of seniors joined Occupy Chicago protesters at Federal Plaza Monday morning for a lively protest.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

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Supporters Say They Won’t Back Obama If He Allows Entitlement Cuts

More than 200,000 people across the country say they will not support President Barack Obama in his run for 2012 based on some of the proposals coming out of the debt ceiling talks.

WBBM Newsradio–07/15/2011

Stethoscope (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Home Care Operator Accused Of Swindling Medicare Out Of $20M

Federal authorities have charged a home health care business operator with bilking Medicare out of at least $20 million.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Mitch Daniels, file photo. (Credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Feds Reviewing Indiana Law Restricting Public Funds For Planned Parenthood

Federal officials are reviewing a new Indiana law that restricts public funding for Planned Parenthood.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

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Hundreds Rally Against Proposed Cuts To Medicare

Hundreds are gathering this week to rally against proposed cuts to Medicare.

WBBM Newsradio–05/03/2011

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Doctor Accused Of Fraud Might Not Live To Trial

A former pediatrician set to go on trial in January for Medicaid and Medicare fraud is suffering from terminal lung cancer and could die in the next few months.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2010

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AMA: Medicare Cuts Will Hurt Seniors Severely

The upcoming cuts in Medicare physician payments will be catastrophic for seniors, the president of the nation’s largest doctors’ group says.

11/08/2010

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