Feeling gouged by lower wages and higher taxes? Well, soon you might be able to add another thing to the list — more tolls. That's because some are calling for Congress to to relax federal prohibitions on charging drivers to use roads.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair leaves the courthouse following a day of motions at Fort Bragg, N.C on March 4. A military judge declined Monday to dismiss sexual assault charges against Sinclair after reviewing what he said was evidence that political considerations influenced the military's handling of the case. | AP Photo
WASHINGTON — The tumult over how to stop sexual assaults in the U.S. military is a long way from over as Congress grapples to find legislative solutions and new details emerge about a high-profile case involving an Army general and a female captain under his command.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill. is part of a congressional delegation traveling to Ukraine on Thursday in advance of the Sunday vote in Crimea to opt out of Ukraine.
If you are not familiar with the lurid particulars of the past claims against the Clintons, just wait. As 2016 draws closer, the right wing will provide a refresher course for you.
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.
Chicago Board of Elections spokesman Jim Allen shows the old paper version of a polling book used in Chicago's voting and the new electronic poll books that will eventually eliminate them. | Al Podgorski~Chicago Sun-Times
To bring Chicago voting into the 21st century — the election board is introducing on March 18 a tabletlike device at all of the city’s 2,069 precincts designed to speed up voter check-in and to instantly make sure voters are in the right polling place and eligible to vote.
After David Jolly won Tuesday's hotly-contested election in Florida to succeed late-Republican Rep. C.W. Bill Young, Speaker John Boehner enjoyed some bragging rights, while also pulling out the lipstick on a pig reference.
WASHINGTON — If the Obama administration’s health care plan is going to pass what amounts to its first physical, people have to sign up this month at a pretty speedy rate: 42 times a minute.
A now-ended series of attack ads paid for by labor unions appears to have done little damage to private equity investor Bruce Rauner with a new poll Wednesday showing support growing for the frontrunner in the four-way Republican primary for governor.
If Hillary Clinton doesn't run, is she just keeping the seat warm for Rahm Emanuel in 2016? Or if she does launch a presidential bid, could he be her running mate? One political strategist says either is possible.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers, a White House official said.
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