Chicago firefighters and paramedics have a history of changing union presidents about as often as Imelda Marcos changes shoes. Late Tuesday, City Hall will find out whether the Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 has made another change -- or whether a chronically-ornery rank-and-file will stick with incumbent union president Tom Ryan for a third, three-year term.
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."
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.
Jimmy Fallon participates in the Chicago Polar Plunge 2014 at North Avenue Beach on March 2, 2014, in Chicago. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
Jimmy Fallon tried to razz Steve Harvey last night on "The Tonight Show" for not taking the Polar Plunge with him and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. But Harvey turned it around on the host
Support for Obamacare is slightly on the rise since December, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey released Tuesday.
The U.S public does not want the U.S. to get too involved in the wake of Russia sending troops to Ukraine, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. And there is a big political split between how people see the Obama administration handling the crisis.
She's no Joe Biden — but she's a close second.
WASHINGTON — As Hillary Clinton ponders a 2016 run, she participates in the family business, the Clinton Global Initiative, which she runs with former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea. They announced Tuesday the 2014 edition of CGI University will be at Arizona State and run March 21-23.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill. unveiled his newest initiative on Tuesday, calling for Congress to pass his "American Cures Act" to provide boosted federal funding for biomedical research. Durbin discussed his proposal in a speech at the Center for National Policy here. Durbin was introduced by the chairman of the center, Peter Kovler, a member of one of Chicago's major philanthropic families.
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