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Mar

2017

ANATOMY OF THE STATE BUDGET & PENSIONS CRISIS

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017    TIME:  7:00 - 8:45 P.M.

Plainfield District Public Library - Large Conference Room

15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield

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25

Mar

2017

'Repeal and Replace' meets Defeat

Author: Editor

Republican leaders abruptly pulled their overhaul of the nation’s health-care system from the House floor on Friday, a dramatic defeat for President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan that leaves a major campaign promise unfulfilled and casts doubt on the Republican Party’s ability to govern.

The decision leaves President Barack Obama’s chief domestic achievement in place and raises questions about the GOP’s ability to advance other high-stakes priorities, including tax reform and infrastructure spending. Ryan (R-Wis.) remains without a signature accomplishment as speaker, and the defeat undermines Trump’s image as a skilled dealmaker willing to strike compromises to push his agenda forward.

In an interview with The Washington Post, Trump deflected any responsibility for the setback and instead blamed Democrats. “We couldn’t get one Democratic vote,” he said.

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21

Mar

2017

FBI Director Comey confirms probe of possible coordination between Kremlin and Trump campaign

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FBI Director James B. Comey acknowledged Monday that his agency is conducting an investigation into possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign in a counterintelligence probe that could reach all the way to the White House and may last for months.

The extraordinary disclosure came near the beginning of a sprawling, 5½ -hour public hearing before the House Intelligence Committee in which Comey also said there is “no information” that supports President Trump’s claims that his predecessor ordered surveillance of Trump Tower during the election campaign.

Comey repeatedly refused to answer whether specific individuals close to the president had fallen under suspicion of criminal wrongdoing, “so we don’t wind up smearing people” who may not be charged with a crime.

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21

Mar

2017

Trump, GOP struggle to find healthcare votes

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House Republican leaders on Tuesday struggled to pick up votes for their ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill, even after President Trump visited Capitol Hill to sell the plan.

With only a day before a scheduled vote on the House floor, the White House and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) are facing an uphill climb to get the majority — 216 votes — needed to clear the lower chamber.

In a closed-door meeting with House Republicans, Trump warned that failure to pass the legislation might trigger a backlash for the GOP in the 2018 midterm elections. Republicans, the president said, could lose their seats next year, give Democrats the majority and derail Trump’s ambitious 2017 agenda if they fail to fulfill their campaign promise of repealing ­ObamaCare, said sources in the room.

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15

Mar

2017

Day of Action for Jackie Traynere for Mayor of Bolingbrook

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Saturday, March 18th, 2017

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wheatland Township Democratic Party office

4003 Plainfield-Naperville Road, Suite 105, Naperville, IL 

(Plainfield-Naperville Road just north of 104th Street)


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