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CHICAGO | On Capitol Hill, where the partisan divide runs so deep it has shut down the government, it can be unusual for members of opposing parties to publicly join together for much of anything — much less birthday cake.
Are today's history students aware of the distinguished African-American congressmen of the late 19th century? Probably not, since those pioneering politicians were all Republicans.
KOUTS | The Town Council now has a double rarity. Not only does it have a new Democrat, an endangered species in Kouts, it also has a woman member for the first time in several years.
Former U.S. Jesse Jackson Jr.
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Political strategists James Carville and wife Mary Matalin attend a party held by CNN celebrating Larry King's 50 years of broadcasting in New York, Wednesday, April 18, 2007.
Scott Miller, left, Safety-Kleen director of refining and operations, explains plant operations to U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly and former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, right, on Thursday in East Chicago.
Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, left, and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly talk to Safety-Kleen employees Thursday in East Chicago.
Mike Ebert, right Safety-Kleen vice president of engineering and business development, talks Thursday about plant operations to former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, left, and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly while in East Chicago.
Mike Ebert, right, Safety-Kleen vice president of engineering and business development, shows a sample of a base oil to former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, left, and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly on Thursday in East Chicago.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg, center, greets Randy Scott, of Wheatfield, left, and John Phillips, of Munster, as the two arrive for work Wednesday morning at BP Whiting Refinery. Gregg said he fought against the recent Republican-led right-to-work legislation and thanked the…
Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg greets workers early Wednesday as they arrive at BP Whiting Refinery's Gate 42. Gregg said he thinks the refinery's $3.8 million expansion project will make Hoosiers more energy efficient and self-sufficient and provide job security.
CROWN POINT | Officials conducting the 3rd District Lake County Commissioner recount already have found apparent voting irregularities in the first day of the new tally.
GARY | Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg said region residents should get used to seeing him in the area.
HAMMOND | Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg said Indiana's economy relies on a healthy Northwest Indiana as he toured a warehouse Thursday in Hammond.
Democratic 2nd Congressional District candidate Debbie Halvorson greets commuters Jan. 31 at the Calumet Metra Station in East Hazel Crest, Ill. Halvorson faces incumbent Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in the March 20 primary.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. faces a Democratic challenge from former one-term congressman and state legislator, Debbie Halvorson, in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District in the March 20 primary.
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