What is an Omnibus Bill?
June 27, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
Have you seen a recent headline about Congress passing an omnibus bill? Curious about what this obscure sounding piece of legislation is? Below we provide a non-partisan explanation of omnibus bills.....
March 1, 2013, 10:09 p.m.
The “Fiscal Cliff” and how it relates to our most recent financial conundrum, “The Sequester.”
Primary in Illinois' 2nd District Special Election
Feb. 26, 2013, 5:09 p.m.
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Six days after Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty to the misuse of campaign funds, voters in his long-held district go the polls to begin the process of finding a replacement.
Candidates Flunk 20-Year Study of Political Courage
Oct. 29, 2012, 8:07 p.m.
<span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">A 20-year study of over 15,000 congressional candidates and their willingness to answer questions on the major issues</span></span>
June Common Ground E-Newsletter
June 12, 2012, 6:53 p.m.
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To all Congressional Candidates: Gotcha!
Oct. 15, 2010, 8:06 p.m.
Project Vote Smart is putting a BIG GUARD DOG onto the political playing field. Today VoteEasy will go national with the attached release. It has not been easy to create and we need your help to build on it. Even if you be a contributing member or volunteer, please use it to defend yourself from the political nonesense that frustrates and often disgusts us all.