The senator also said he was "disappointed" in Sony for pulling the movie and that 'Team America' was a "really good" movie.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel vowed Thursday to introduce his own ordinance spelling out how much time a City Council rushed into approving the hated parking meter deal would have to consider privatization deals and how the proceeds would be spent.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks with reporters after the Senate voted on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through the next fiscal year on on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. | Lauren Victoria Burke/AP
Durbin’s suggestion comes days after Cruz’s disastrous maneuver last week that brought the Senate into session on Saturday, unwittingly opening the door to the approval of dozens of President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees. That infuriated Republicans, leading Cruz to apologize days later.
Mayoral hopeful Jesus “Chuy” Garcia vowed Thursday to deliver on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s broken promise to hire 1,000 additional Chicago Police officers, arguing that runaway overtime is no substitute for additional manpower.
White House officials have said President Barack Obama has concerns that the measure was not in line with his policy of enacting sanctions in tandem with the European Union. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday authorizing new sanctions on Russia but said he does not plan to impose the penalties outlined in the measure.
WASHINGTON — IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says budget cuts just enacted by Congress could delay tax refunds next year.
The mayor who dropped a groundhog — which later died — has been named PETA's Person of the Year for 2014.
"Uh, governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville," he said to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
Long before sunrise, Sharon Dawn Middleton gets out of bed to pile on layers of clothing for her commute to O’Hare Airport from her Northwest Side home. For three years Middleton has played at O’Hare. “I don’t get rich but it sure helps out,” she said of being a street musician. “I’m happy anytime anyone gives me anything, even a penny.”
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.
Days after she called into C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" to scold her sons, Brad and Dallas Woodhouse, Joyce Woodhouse has now joined Twitter.
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