RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law.
Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.
With all the talk of a possible mayoral run Karen Lewis, we haven't seen much of her lately. That's because the Chicago Teachers Union President shifted her annual vacation in Hawaii to July. Why?
Sen. John McCain (R-Az.) is no fan of Vladimir Putin, and he's also not a fan of how President Barack Obama is dealing with the Russian president after the Malaysian airliner was shot down last week.
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.
Should prisoners over age 50 who have served at least 25 years have a chance to get parole? The Illinois Joint Committee on Criminal Justice is holding hearings on prison crowding and sentencing, and here is part of what prison-reform activist Bill Ryan plans to tell the committee.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday honors the Apollo 11, the first manned mission to the moon 45 years ago. Later, Obama signs a jobs training bill and then heads to Seattle for a West Coast fundraising swing.
Watch for state Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) to tender his formal resignation from the Senate around Aug. 1 — so he can officially become the next chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority.
The fine folks at the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water might want to keep closer tabs on who is logged into its Twitter account — and when.
"And if you do, is the tan uniform?" Stephen Colbert wondered.
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.
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