Filibuster in the news

Lots of chatter about the filibuster these days Washington Post, Politico, NYT, to name a few.  

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Our First and Scariest Inaugural

The speech that everyone gets wrong.

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What I tell my clients

My editorial in the Akron Beacon Journal. CHICAGO: As a lawyer I work for people like you — people who lose their health insurance, or who are fired because they’re sick. Sometimes they’re people who never dreamed they’d get whacked, but the boss walks in, and poof, they’re gone. Our little law firm represents people [...]

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They only stimulus the GOP cant stop

If U.S. President Barack Obama wins re-election, let him thank his lucky stars that entitlements are out of control. If Medicare was capped and couldn’t shoot up automatically, unemployment would probably be in double digits

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Studs at 100

Friends remember a larger-than-life hero

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League of Women Voters Jurisdictional Statement

Should you be interested LWV Jurisdictional Statement

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LSC v. Board of Education complaint

LSC v. Chicago Board of Education

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CPS lawsuit

From the Chicago Tribune: With an assist from the Chicago Teachers Union, local school council members from nine city schools are asking a Cook County judge to block Chicago Public Schools from closing or turning around 17 underperforming schools this year. Union attorneys, working on behalf of the community members, filed for injunctive relief Thursday, [...]

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Republic redux?

From In These Times This week renowned labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of the workers laid off from Rolf’s in December 2010 and December 2011, arguing that the company violated the WARN Act both times by failing to give 60 days notice or 60 days severance pay. The suit [...]

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Kids these days

We set up the incentives to keep our best and brightest out of Detroit … (They) went off to work at AIG.

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