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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 04:41 PM CDT

Emanuel Touts Record Tourism Numbers for 2015

Emanuel Touts Record Tourism Numbers for 2015

Mayor Emanuel announced Tuesday that Chicago broke tourism records in 2015. For the first time in the city’s history, 50 million domestic tourists visited Chicago in a single year.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 08:57 PM CDT

Primary Day: Voters in 5 States Cast Ballots

Democratic and Republican primary voters in five Northeastern states went to the... View gallery

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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 04:56 PM CDT

Hillary Clinton Visits Indiana Manufacturing Plants

Hillary Clinton Visits Indiana Manufacturing Plants

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton will visit a pair of manufacturing plants in Indiana Tuesday, a week ahead of the state’s May 3 primary.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 05:48 AM CDT

Philly Cheesesteak Serves as Unique Test for Candidates

Philly Cheesesteak Serves as Unique Test for Candidates

Five-point plans, engaging speeches and star endorsements are all important in a presidential campaign, but how well do candidates REALLY know the cities and towns where they're wooing voters? The supreme...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 09:08 AM CDT

Trump, Clinton Dominate Northeast Primaries

Trump, Clinton Dominate Northeast Primaries

In a front-runner's rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP's "presumptive nominee." Hillary Clinton was dominant in...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 09:53 AM CDT

Bernie Sanders Floats Elizabeth Warren's Name for VP

Bernie Sanders Floats Elizabeth Warren's Name for VP

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said a female vice president would be a "great idea" and mentioned Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren as an example of a woman qualified to hold the office.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 08:28 AM CDT

Voters Cheer, Jeer, Shrug Off GOP Pact

Voters Cheer, Jeer, Shrug Off GOP Pact

While the political world waits to see if Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich's alliance proves brilliant or desperate, some voters in the three states most affected applauded the move while others...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 06:55 AM CDT

Conn. Expected to Play Big Role in Tuesday Primary

Conn. Expected to Play Big Role in Tuesday Primary

After a whirlwind few days of campaigning that brought four of the five presidential candidates to Connecticut, voters will have a rare opportunity Tuesday to see their primary election preferences carry...

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 05:03 PM CDT

Clinton Calls Sandy Hook Tragedy a Focal Point of Campaign

Clinton Calls Sandy Hook Tragedy a Focal Point of Campaign

In her only interview with Connecticut media on Monday, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton told NBC Connecticut about her recent rhetoric about guns and about how the Sandy Hook tragedy...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 08:05 AM CDT

A Look at The Men Accusing Hastert of Sexual Abuse

A Look at The Men Accusing Hastert of Sexual Abuse

When he steps before a judge Wednesday, Dennis Hastert will learn whether he goes to prison for breaking federal banking rules in a scheme to cover up sexual abuse.

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