Illinois Senator Mark Kirk announced his support for gay marriage, as a result of an epiphany after surviving a stroke that lead to his appreciation for love and life. Turi shares her own professional revelation.
Senator Mark Kirk (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)
Cardinal Francis George never could have predicted the challenges American Catholics would face today, a half-century after the nation elected its first Roman Catholic president and the church called George to become a priest. […]
Illinois' representatives have spent thousands of dollars of campaign money on travel, food or salaries for family, among other items, the Tribune has found in a review of five years of spending reports. […]