It's virtually a dead heat between Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst and Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley in the Iowa Senate race.
Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Thursday meets with science advisors to discuss battling Ebola and also headlines a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee.
How quickly did former Sarah Palin aide Nicole Wallace know that the vice presidential candidate wasn't ready for prime time in 2008?
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has publicly declared his continued support for the state constitution's ban on gay marriage. | AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File
WASHINGTON — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam.
Gov. Pat Quinn, left, and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are all tied up. | AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
With less than two weeks until voters cast their ballots in the Illinois governor's race, a new poll again shows it's a dead heat between Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
Jackie Robinson West players ride on top of a double decker bus during its parade to Millennium Park on Aug. 27, 2014. | Jessica Koscielniak / Chicago Sun-Times
Sultans of swat: Sneed hears that President Barack Obama — who met privately with the national champion Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team Sunday after a Chicago State University rally for Gov. Pat Quinn — had a surprise and a serious piece of advice for the Dukes of the Dugout.
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 Bureau Chief Dave McKinney is on the job in the Chicago Sun-Times newsroom on election night in 2008, just minutes before the announcement that Illinois Sen. Barack Obama was elected as the 44th President of the United States. | Sun-Times file photo
Dave McKinney, a longtime political reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, resigned “with great sadness” Wednesday after he alleged the newspaper interfered with his coverage of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner and questioned whether it was because of Rauner campaign pressure.
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