David Axelrod (left) moderates a panel discussion of mayors from Chicago, New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the University of Chicago. | Paul Beaty/AP Photo
David Axelrod will sit down with our Natasha Korecki for an exclusive conversation about youth in politics at 5 p.m. tonight at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Public sector unions may be pulling back on their ads attacking GOP frontrunner Bruce Rauner, but the committee launched by former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's ex-chief of staff, is going full throttle -- boosted by a Teamsters donation -- on pushing Kirk Dillard's candidacy, the Sun-Times has learned.
WASHINGTON--Rep. Peter Roskam R-Ill., a longtime Obamacare critic, wants Congress to create a watchdog to monitor President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
The union-backed political-action committee that has spent $3.19 million in television advertising attacking Republican gubernatorial frontrunner Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday it’s going dark between now and election day.
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.
How closely does Bruce Rauner want to know state legislators? Very closely, it turns out, based on an interview on WBEZ's Morning Shift.
Court papers released in conjunction with a wide-reaching campaign finance scandal show that a longtime adviser to Hillary Clinton tried to secure funding for an illegal shadow operation to help Clinton's presidential bid in 2008.
Chicago firefighters and paramedics have a history of changing union presidents about as often as Imelda Marcos changes shoes. On Tuesday, they broke the mold and stayed the course. A chronically-ornery rank-and file re-elected Tom Ryan to a third, three-year term as president of the Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2.
White House spokesman Jay Carney isn’t taking sides between the CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein. The California Democrat alleges the CIA improperly accessed Senate computers.
A funny thing happened after President Barack Obama's video with Zach Galifianakis surfaced on FunnyorDie.com this morning — the comedy website became the No. 1 referrer to the Obamacare site.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. talks to reporters as she leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a speech from the Senate floor on Tuesday accused the CIA of illegal snooping--conducting, as she said, "unauthorized search of the committee computers."
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