Michel was an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the GOP House minority for 14 years.
Sen. Dick Durbin on Monday called Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s motion to halt state employee pay without a budget a “bold move.”
There are no official challengers yet, but Rauner is preparing himself, with a $50 million contribution to his re-election campaign fund in December.
Katrina Markoff’s Vosges Haut-Chocolat is wrapping up a dizzyingly busy holiday season — and a year that brought two big business deals.
David Letterman on that Santa Claus beard he sports: “My family hates it. My son hates it. But it gives me a sense of freedom.”
Rep. Robin Kelly was one of the ringleaders behind the House Democratic sit-in on Wednesday, designed to pressure Republicans on gun control measures.