As students begin to return to the classroom for the new school year, a major milestone is being hit: For the first time, minorities will outnumber whites in public schools across the United States.
Republican gubernatorial contender Bruce Rauner on Wednesday released a schedule of forums and debates he plans to attend — but the Quinn campaign says many are not true debates.
One Pat Quinn will be helping another Pat Quinn raise some money for the ALS Association with the Ice Bucket Challenge.
What do you get when you search through the video archives and piece together separate videos of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell? Four minutes of some highly-entertaining video.
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.
Bruce Rauner's been pushing Uber business, but it's Quinn's camp that uses the ride-sharing program more often.
Bruce Rauner has been a vocal proponent of Uber, urging Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would require the popular driving service to succumb to similar regulations that the taxi industry faces. But when it comes to actually using the ride-sharing program, it's Quinn who is the better customer.
NORFOLK, Va. — Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.
Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown Tuesday night in Ferguson, Missouri. | Getty Images
On Tuesday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) released a video, where he said he hopes Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will receive a “vigorous prosecution” in the shooting death of Michael Brown, and that has caused a backlash from Lt. Gov. Pete Kinder.
WASHINGTON — Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way.
President Barack Obama turned down Ethel Kennedy's Ice Bucket Challenge, but former President George W. Bush had no problem getting in on the action after being challenged by from Jenna Bush Hager, Rory McIlroy, Woody Johnson, and Jim Harbaugh.
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.
WASHINGTON — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.
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