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2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on... Read »

Jul 26, 2015
Sen. Durbin Calls for Federal Probe Into Bland's Death

Sen. Durbin Calls for Federal Probe Into Bland's Death

Sen. Dick Durbin has called on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of suburban Chicago woman... Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
Dennis Rodman Tweets Support for Donald Trump

Dennis Rodman Tweets Support for Donald Trump

Donald Trump has won the backing of flamboyant former Bulls player Dennis Rodman, who tweeted his support for his... Read »

Jul 25, 2015
Judge: Overhaul of Chicago Pension Funds Unconstitutional

Judge: Overhaul of Chicago Pension Funds Unconstitutional

A Cook County judge ruled on Friday that an overhaul of two Chicago pension funds is unconstitutional. Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

A Texas appeals court Friday dismissed out one of the two counts against former Gov. Rick Perry in the... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
New Law Aimed at Preventing Public Aid for the Dead

New Law Aimed at Preventing Public Aid for the Dead

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that aims to stop the state from accidentally sending welfare... Read »

Jul 23, 2015
Robert Blagojevich: The Court’s Account is

Robert Blagojevich: The Court’s Account is "Flat Out Not True"

Rebuffed in his efforts to gain a new trial, or at least, a new sentence for the many crimes a jury says he... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Spirit Airlines Revives Blagojevich-Themed Deal

Spirit Airlines Revives Blagojevich-Themed Deal

With former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's return to the headlines, Spirit Airlines revived a Blagojevich-themed deal on... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Zopp Calls for 'Thorough' Investigation Into Bland Case

Zopp Calls for 'Thorough' Investigation Into Bland Case

Senate contender Andrea Zopp released a statement Wednesday calling for a full investigation into the case of... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump has announced plans to visit the Mexico-Texas border this week, a trip that comes as he continues to... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Rauner Blasts Madigan for Lawmaker Pay Hike

Rauner Blasts Madigan for Lawmaker Pay Hike

Gov. Bruce Rauner attempted to crank up the pressure Tuesday on House Speaker Michael Madigan over the state budget... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Appellate Lawyer Urges Blagojevich to

Appellate Lawyer Urges Blagojevich to "Fight On"

The lawyer for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich called a federal appeals court decision Tuesday to overturn five of 18... Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
Patti Blagojevich:

Patti Blagojevich: "We Are Very Disappointed"

The wife of disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich says she and her family are disappointed with a federal appeals... Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
What the Court's Decision Means for Blagojevich

What the Court's Decision Means for Blagojevich

A federal appeals court's decision to overturn five convictions against Rod Blagojevich Tuesday may be good news for... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
5 Counts Against Blagojevich the Court Threw Out

5 Counts Against Blagojevich the Court Threw Out

The other 12 counts remain intact and Blagojevich must stay in prison, but a federal appeals court's decision to... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Key Points From Court of Appeals' Blagojevich Decision

Key Points From Court of Appeals' Blagojevich Decision

Key points from a federal appeals court decision to vacate five of Rod Blagojevich's convictions Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Rocker Neil Young is lending his support to Vermont's efforts to label foods containing genetically modified... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Court Overturns Some Rod Blagojevich Convictions

Court Overturns Some Rod Blagojevich Convictions

Five of the counts on which former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted were overturned but because the... Watch »

Jul 22, 2015
GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run

GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run

Ohio's John Kasich, a blunt governor who embraces conservative ideals but disdains the political sport of bashing... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
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