U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters yesterday that he plans to bring the DREAM Act and a
repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy to the floor
during the lame-duck session.
On the eve of the state legislature's fall veto session, which we
previewed last week, lawmakers and stakeholders in Springfield are
racing to build support for some important -- and often controversial --
pieces of legislation.
The race to legalize civil unions in Illinois, a debate we covered
in some depth yesterday, really comes down to the Illinois House of
Representatives. Gay rights advocates are relatively confident that