Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is hosting a big fundraiser Thursday at the Alhambra Palace, 1240 W. Randolph, and it's worth noting that the price points on Preckwinkle's 2014 Alhambra event are higher than a similiar event at the same place last year.
The Madigan love keeps coming for indicted state Rep. Derrick Smith. The political committee Madigan controls, Democratic Majority, pumped another $15,246 this week into Smith’s campaign fund to pay for printing and postage in his five-way primary for the 10th House District on Chicago's West Side.
Sitting side by side in the Oval Office with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Obama said he hoped last-ditch diplomatic efforts might lead to a “rethinking” of Sunday’s Russian-backed referendum. If the vote does occur, Obama said, the U.S. will “completely reject” its results. And he warned that the international community would be “forced to apply a cost to Russia’s violation of international law.”
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.
It looks like there is some serious cash to be made on election day, and all you have to do is get some registered voters to give you their John Hancock.
What was the biggest factor in David Jolly's victory in Florida's 13 District yesterday? Former White House senior adviser David Axelrod said it was Obamacare problems, which motivated the Republican base.
Gov. Pat Quinn at the Liberal Arts Complex at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville last week. (AP File Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Tim Vizer)
As four Republicans duke it out in the closing days of the gubernatorial primary, Gov. Pat Quinn is prepping his campaign team for battle.
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.
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