Some frosty suds will soon be en route to the north after President Barack Obama lost an Olympics hockey bet made with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
SPRINGFIELD-A federal jury took less than two hours Friday to find the daughter of former President Barack Obama's pastor guilty on all counts in her weeklong federal money-laundering trial that was rooted in a $1.25 million state grant-fraud sche
A South Side alderman said Friday she is “not discouraged ”— even though her ward includes Chicago’s only shuttered Dominick’s not to find a replacement grocer.
Gov. Pat Quinn at the Liberal Arts Complex at Southwestern Illinois College n Belleville on Wednesday. At right is Belleville Mayor Mark Eckert. (AP File Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Tim Vizer)
SPRINGFIELD-Acting on a request from House and Senate Republicans, Auditor General William Holland turned over his audit of Gov. Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative program to federal investigators and to the state executive inspector general.
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.
Here's a look back at the major events that took place at the White House this week, including the first ever Student Film Festival.
How has marriage equality spread across the United States since 2000? Thanks to an interactive map from Mother Jones, you can now watch how the laws have been changed, year by year, state by state.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference. | AP Photo
Texas Gov. Rick Perry mocked Democratic governors for leading their states to higher taxes and fewer jobs on the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which brings thousands of activists to suburban Washington each year to put their stamp on the Republican Party.
While paying tribute to Aretha Franklin Thursday night at a "Women of Soul" event at the White House, President Obama came so close to nailing the chorus of her signature song.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Rand Paul’s biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.
Natasha Korecki is joined by Fran Spielman, Chicago Reader's Mick Dumke and Fox 32's Mike Flannery to discuss Rahm Emanuel's re-election chances and the possibility of a Preckwinkle run.
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