"I had horrible luck on this one," Fleet and Facilities Management Commissioner David Reynolds said after a cockroach was spotted in the City Council chambers during his budget testimony on Thursday. | Fran Spielman/Sun-Times
"The timing is ironic" said David Reynolds, Fleet and Facilities Management commissioner, after the bug was spotted during his testimony at a budget hearing on Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races.
Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel watch as President Barack Obama gives his speech in Cahn Auditorium at Northwestern University earlier this month. | Chandler West/For Sun-Times Media
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel finally put some juice behind his insisted endorsement of Gov. Pat Quinn, giving his campaign $175,000 in recent days, according to a new campaign finance filing.
Political campaigns in America would undoubtedly be more exciting if they all featured Darth Vader atop a black van while flames shoot out the top of it.
WASHINGTON — Two Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, checks his watch before Wednesday night's debate against challenger, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis. | AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
How well do you know U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D) and state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R)?
WASHINGTON — HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long enrollment queues this year.
It's virtually a dead heat between Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst and Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley in the Iowa Senate race.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.
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