How fair is Illinois in terms of gender equality when electing representatives to the U.S. House? A new study shows over the past 25 years we're about average.
WASHINGTON —President Barack Obama is imposing sanctions against Russian officials after Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine, saying he was moving to “increase the cost” to Russia, and he warned that more people could face financial punishment.
President Barack Obama delivers a statement after imposing sanctions against Russian officials after Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
The final GOP governor poll before Tuesday's primary from We Ask America shows Bruce Rauner is maintaining a solid lead over the rest of the pack, but also breaks down how many crossover votes Kirk Dillard would need to beat Rauner.
Students from David Axelrod’s Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago might be considered 1 percenters among the politically impassioned. A willingness to partake in civil discourse despite their wide spectrum of opinions in an otherwise raucous political landscape proves millennials may be forming opinions more critically than ever before
The White House released this fact sheet regarding sanctions against individual Ukrainians and Russians while President Barack Obama signed his executive order. Here is the full text from the White House.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is seeking to ease the jam in elusive Mideast peace talks and keep Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas from walking away, despite few signs that either Palestinians or Israelis are prepared to budge on key points.
Last week, some posters of Texas Senator Ted Cruz were spotted around Los Angeles. But they weren't just any photo, as he was topless and covered in tattoos. One other thing — the senator would like you to know it wasn't 100 percent accurate.
The Republican National Committee is targeting a critical demographic that helped President Barack Obama win — minorities and young voters — in a new digital blitz preaching job creation, entitlement reform, smaller government and less regulation. The RNC is aiming at 14 states: Obama's Illinois is not on the list.
Armed soldiers without identifying insignia keep guard outside of a Ukrainian military base in the town of Perevevalne near the Crimean city of Simferopol. | Getty Images
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and its allies in Europe are expected to announce sanctions against Russia, including visa bans and potential asset freezes, on Monday, one day after Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
Over recent years, I’ve grown increasingly dismayed by the crude, rude, and downright nasty tone that has invaded not only political dialogue, but also our business and personal interactions.
THE WATCHDOGS: McHenry County taxpayers are subsidizing the incarceration of former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew, who asked to serve his 60-day sentence at their jail rather than at the Cook County Jail for killing David Koschman. Daley nephew Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko is paying a $16-a-day fee. McHenry County officials acknowledge that the fee is too low but say Vanecko isn’t getting special treatment. That rate was set by a judge in 1997 — before the jail was built — but they hope to raise it.
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