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Democrats Pledge to Stand United in Face of Rauner 'Attacks'

Democrats Pledge to Stand United in Face of Rauner 'Attacks'

Illinois Democrats, set back on their heels by an "epic struggle" with first-year Republican Gov. Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
Former Va. First Lady Wants Corruption Charges Overturned

Former Va. First Lady Wants Corruption Charges Overturned

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell said Wednesday that a recent appeals court decision rejecting her... Read »

Aug 20, 2015
Dying Woman's Final Wish: 'Don't Vote for Hillary Clinton'

Dying Woman's Final Wish: 'Don't Vote for Hillary Clinton'

A New Jersey woman has used her obituary to make a final request to friends and family: Please don't vote for... Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
Trump Poses With Bald Eagle for Time Magazine

Trump Poses With Bald Eagle for Time Magazine

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump posed with a bald eagle at his New York City office for a spread in this week’s issue... Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
Protesters Rally at State Fair on Rauner's First 'Governor's Day'

Protesters Rally at State Fair on Rauner's First 'Governor's Day'

Opponents of Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed state budget cuts rallied outside of the Illinois State Fair Wednesday... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Sen. Mark Kirk a No-Show at State Fair 'Governor's Day'

Sen. Mark Kirk a No-Show at State Fair 'Governor's Day'

Wednesday was a big day for the GOP at the Illinois State Fair as it marked the first "Governor's Day"... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Rep. Foster Offers Lottery for Tickets to See Pope Francis

Rep. Foster Offers Lottery for Tickets to See Pope Francis

Rep. Bill Foster announced Wednesday that he will hold a lottery for a limited number of tickets to see Pope Francis... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Patti Blagojevich, Lawyer to Appeal to Supreme Court

Patti Blagojevich, Lawyer to Appeal to Supreme Court

The wife of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his lawyer said Wednesday they would appeal to the U.S. Supreme Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Cook County Democratic Party Passes on Duckworth Endorsement

Cook County Democratic Party Passes on Duckworth Endorsement

Senate candidate Andrea Zopp gained a victory Wednesday when the Cook County Democratic Party announced it was not... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
New Poll Shows Trump Leads GOP Race in Illinois

New Poll Shows Trump Leads GOP Race in Illinois

New poll results show that businessman Donald Trump has widened his lead over the other GOP presidential contenders... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Full Court Won't Rehear Blagojevich Appeal

Full Court Won't Rehear Blagojevich Appeal

A full appellate court in Chicago will not rehear the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
GOP Hopefuls Gather for Education Summit

GOP Hopefuls Gather for Education Summit

Six Republican presidential hopefuls are in New Hampshire to discuss elementary and secondary education policy. Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Rauner Pushes Agenda at Illinois State Fair

Rauner Pushes Agenda at Illinois State Fair

Gov. Bruce Rauner mingled with Illinois residents and pushed his agenda at the state fair in Springfield Tuesday on... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
California Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-To-Die Bill

California Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-To-Die Bill

California lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
Rauner on Union-Strike Veto: 'Let Me Do My Job'

Rauner on Union-Strike Veto: 'Let Me Do My Job'

Gov. Bruce Rauner has sent a memo to Illinois lawmakers imploring them not to overturn his dismissal of legislation... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
Menendez Becomes Second High Profile Dem to Oppose Iran Deal

Menendez Becomes Second High Profile Dem to Oppose Iran Deal

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez announced on Tuesday his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, the second Democratic... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
Pa. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Racketeering

Pa. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Racketeering

The 11-term Philadelphia Democrat is vowing to fight the charges in a July 29 indictment, which include racketeering... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
First Openly Transgender Official Hired at White House

First Openly Transgender Official Hired at White House

The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits

GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker's plan for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
Rubio's Slow Start in Iowa, N.H., Puzzles GOP

Rubio's Slow Start in Iowa, N.H., Puzzles GOP

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio's slow-go campaign strategy is puzzling party operatives in Iowa and New... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
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