If I made a point of calling out Fox News' resident ignoramous, Bill O'Reilly, every time he said something uninformed and dumb, that's all I'd ever do. But sometimes he gathers himself and, with a mighty groan, leaps into a realm of obliviousness that just has to be remarked on.
The polling news keeps getting better and better for Hillary Clinton. That is, if she's going to launch a presidential bid in 2016.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said victories that sacrifice principles aren’t worth winning, but a little compassion goes a long way. | AP photo
Shying away from social issues is not a winning strategy for Republicans, whose rhetoric on those subjects has at times alienated voters and cost the GOP elections, party leaders are telling anti-abortion activists. Instead, Republicans have got to figure out how to talk about abortion and gay marriage without ditching their values or scaring away voters, the officials told a confab organized by the Susan B. Anthony List.
Congrats politicians and your employer, the U.S. government! You've moved up to the No. 2 spot in a Gallup poll released today. The bad news? People were asked about the biggest problem facing the U.S.
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.
WASHINGTON — Republicans have a new calling card for the midterm elections, same as the old one. It’s Obamacare all the way to Nov. 4 after the party’s triumph Tuesday in the race for a House seat in Florida.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday is asking the Department of Labor to start an update of overtime laws in order to cover more workers who might not be covered.
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Thursday unveils his proposal to update overtime wage rules which would expand the number of workers eligible to receive overtime pay.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is dropping the hammer! Watch for Preckwinkle to issue orders this week restricting about 6,000 Cook County employees who work in offices under the president from packing heat while on the clock.
The Illinois State Rifle Association is urging members to back state Sen. Kirk Dillard in Tuesday's gubernatorial GOP primary. A new mailer sent to members this week trumpets the ISRA endorsement. The mailer was 1/2 anti-Rauner and 1/2 pro-Dillard and put together by, guess who, the Steve Shearer PAC that's out to deny Rauner the GOP nomination. Illinois Federation for Right to Life PAC as well as Illinois Citizens for Life PAC, are supporting Dillard.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn presents a proclamation to actor Martin Sheen along with his son, Emilio Estevez, at the Chicago International Film Festival in August 2011.
The bromance between Gov. Pat Quinn and actor Martin Sheen continues.
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