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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 01:01 PM CDT

GOP Gets Narrow Projected Win in US House Race in Arizona

GOP Gets Narrow Projected Win in US House Race in Arizona

It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP is projected to hold onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 01:40 PM CDT

Trump Rails at Media Amid New Ronny Jackson Allegations

Trump Rails at Media Amid New Ronny Jackson Allegations

A joint U.S. and France presser took a strange turn when President Donald Trump took the chance to rail at the media in defense of his Veteran Affairs Secretary pick, Ronny Jackson. Jackson, who was the...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 05:48 PM CDT
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By Shelby Bremer

These Are the Candidates Running for Chicago Mayor

Though Election Day is months away, several candidates have already announced...View gallery

  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel
  • Dorothy Brown
  • Neal Sales-Griffin
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 12:16 PM CDT

WATCH: Trump Wipes 'Dandruff' Off French President

WATCH: Trump Wipes 'Dandruff' Off French President

The appearance of French President Emmanuel Macron did little to stem President Donald Trump's disillusionment with the Iran nuclear deal, as Trump railed against Iran and Russia for their involvement in the...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 09:27 AM CDT

Macron Visit Puts Spotlight on Iran Nuclear Deal

Macron Visit Puts Spotlight on Iran Nuclear Deal

President Emmanuel Macron of France arrived in Washington to a warm welcome, marking the first official state visit of the Trump administration and setting the table for a range of discussions. Macron is expect...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 06:50 AM CDT

Trump Tax Law Gives $17B Break to Millionaires: Gov't Report

Trump Tax Law Gives $17B Break to Millionaires: Gov't Report

President Donald Trump's tax law will shower tens of billions of dollars in tax breaks on owners of pass-through businesses, a congressional review board said Monday. NBC News reported that pass-through...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 06:47 AM CDT

Deadline Near to Submit Illinois Bicentennial Coin Design

Deadline Near to Submit Illinois Bicentennial Coin Design

Illinois residents still have few more days to take a shot at designing a souvenir coin to mark the state's 200th birthday.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 09:07 PM CDT

Trump, Macron Make a Show as Best Buds But Tussle Over Iran

Trump, Macron Make a Show as Best Buds But Tussle Over Iran

With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship Tuesday, even as the two allies strained to bridge...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 03:45 AM CDT

Aimed at China, Trump's Tariffs Are Hitting Closer to Home

Aimed at China, Trump's Tariffs Are Hitting Closer to Home

President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home. The Commerce Department...

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Trump's VA Nominee Jackson in Negotiations to Withdraw

Trump's VA Nominee Jackson in Negotiations to Withdraw

Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, has grown frustrated with the process and is in active discussions with senior White House officials about withdrawing...

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