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Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go'

Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go'

Donald Trump would reverse President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deport all undocumented immigrants... Read more »

Aug 16, 2015
Third Ratings Agency Says CPS Bonds are ‘Junk'

Third Ratings Agency Says CPS Bonds are ‘Junk'

A third financial ratings agency lowered the credit rating for the Chicago Public Schools to “junk” status on... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown,' Criticizes Ice Bucket Challenge

Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown,' Criticizes Ice Bucket Challenge

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was back in New Hampshire on Friday after a recent poll showed his... Watch »

Aug 15, 2015
Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John'

Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump posted a video on his Instagram account Thursday showing a masked... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says

Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says

Former presidential candidate Al Gore will not seek a presidential run in 2016 despite rumors to the contrary, a top... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
Jeb Bush Won't Rule Out Torture

Jeb Bush Won't Rule Out Torture

The former Florida governor said that in general, he believes torture is inappropriate, and that he was glad his... Read more »

Aug 13, 2015
Gov. Rauner Signs Lawmakers' Rejected Pay Hike

Gov. Rauner Signs Lawmakers' Rejected Pay Hike

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law barring Illinois lawmakers from receiving a pay raise this year. Read more »

Aug 13, 2015
Fidel Castro Marks 89th Birthday With Critical Op Ed

Fidel Castro Marks 89th Birthday With Critical Op Ed

Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday with a newspaper column repeating assertions that the U.S. owes socialist Cuba Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run

Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run

Joe Biden has been calling close friends to discuss the possibility of becoming a presidential candidate for the... Read more »

Aug 13, 2015
Rauner Signs Police Guidelines for Body Cameras

Rauner Signs Police Guidelines for Body Cameras

Illinois has become one of the first states nationwide to establish wide-ranging law enforcement rules for body... Watch »

Aug 12, 2015
Scott Walker Heads Back to Illinois Thursday

Scott Walker Heads Back to Illinois Thursday

This week, GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker will make his second trip to Illinois since announcing his... Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
Gov. Rauner Releases Emails Official Sent on Private Account

Gov. Rauner Releases Emails Official Sent on Private Account

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has released 44 pages of documents from education secretary Beth Purvis'... Read more »

Aug 11, 2015
House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner's Protest

House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner's Protest

What began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat... Read more »

Aug 11, 2015
Donald Trump Says He'll Release Policy Specifics Soon

Donald Trump Says He'll Release Policy Specifics Soon

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is set to speak at a dinner in Michigan. Read more »

Aug 11, 2015
Bush: U.S. May Need More Troops in Iraq to Beat ISIS

Bush: U.S. May Need More Troops in Iraq to Beat ISIS

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will step up his criticism of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her tenure as... Read more »

Aug 11, 2015
Report: Ald. Brendan Reilly Considers Run for Congress

Report: Ald. Brendan Reilly Considers Run for Congress

Ald. Brendan Reilly, whose ward covers parts of downtown, may take a stab at running for Congress, according to... Read more »

Aug 11, 2015
Clinton Talks College Costs in N.H.

Clinton Talks College Costs in N.H.

Hillary Clinton says the Republican presidential field failed to mention "one word" about making college affordable... Read more »

Aug 11, 2015
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Ex-Virginia Governor's Case

Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Ex-Virginia Governor's Case

A federal appeals court has declined to review the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, letting his... Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
Megyn Kelly 'Will Not Apologize' to Donald Trump

Megyn Kelly 'Will Not Apologize' to Donald Trump

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly addressed what she referred to as a "dustup" with Donald Trump for the first time on her... Read more »

Aug 11, 2015
Sanders Vows Anti-Racism Fight at LA Rally That Drew Thousands

Sanders Vows Anti-Racism Fight at LA Rally That Drew Thousands

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders vowed that he would fight harder than any other presidential... Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
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