The criticism has the president's aides confronting a question it faces whenever Obama gets away: Is there ever a good time for the commander in chief to take a few days off?
WASHINGTON--Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill., heads to Las Vegas and Santa Fe, NM next week on a fundraising swing.
Alderman Robert Fioretti, a potential challenger to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, has been speaking to community and business groups around the city as part of his "listening tour." | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times Media
For the last four years Ald. Robert Fioretti has been on what he calls a "listening tour": giving talks to small groups in supporters' homes, showing up at community meetings all over town, and driving side streets and alleys in every ward.
This March 14, 2012, file photo shows former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich autographing a "Free Gov. Blago" sign for one of his supporters at his home in Chicago the day before Blagojevich was due to report to prison to begin serving a 14-year sentence on corruption charges. | AP File Photo
We're surrounded by corruption. But can you match the public official to their misdeed?
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.
SPRINGFIELD-In a blow to Gov. Pat Quinn, his former transportation secretary has accused his office of pushing “the vast majority” of improper political hires in her agency even though an ethics report released Friday shied away from blaming the governor’s office.
The Democratic Governors Association is releasing a new video hitting Bruce Rauner over the outsourcing issue, something Democrats have pounded the Republican businessman on in recent days.
Mitt Romney is the latest person to take the ALS ice bucket challenge, and his buddy Paul Ryan was there for the assist.
In 2010, when Bruce Rauner led the Chicago tourism bureau, he thanks Gov. Quinn and Democratic leaders.
In this video, the world seems upside down. Bruce Rauner is at the mic offering a big thank you to none other than Gov. Pat Quinn.
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. — A New Jersey congressman's office is red-faced over a Facebook ad about veteran benefits that featured Soviet military medals.
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
Nine-year-old Antonio Smith was shot to death Wednesday afternoon in the 1200 block of East 71st Street. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
Their names and faces are etched in our minds: Blair Holt; Hadiya Pendleton; Endia Martin; Shamiya Adams; Heaven Sutton; Tanaja Stokes; Starkesia Reed; Tsarina Powell; Jonylah Watkins. This time a 9-year-old is dead — shot multiple times in the backyard of an apartment building in the 1200 block of East 71st Street.
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