LYNN SWEET: The 2018 marches came on Trump’s first anniversary in office, hours after the start of a federal government shutdown.
SWEET: When Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., was asked about the lasting impact of the 2017 women’s march, she said, “People got used to showing up.”
Lipinski is one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress. Newman’s views are allied with Schakowsky and Gutierrez, Democratic progressives.
Jumbo-dollar Obama Foundation fundraising jumped in the last quarter of 2017, according to a list of donors posted Tuesday.
The women’s march, dubbed “March to the Polls” by organizers, will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at Columbus Parkway & Congress Drive near Grant Park.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen admitted hearing some “cusswords” at a White House meeting last Thursday to discuss an immigration deal.
Trump tweeted that “Deals can’t get made when there is no trust!” and blamed Durbin for the failure of a bipartisan compromise on immigration.
Speaking to reporters in Chicago Friday, Durbin confirmed a Washington Post story that Trump used the vulgar expression at a meeting last Thursday.
Durbin went on the record Friday morning to confirm the Washington Post story about Trump’s shocking comments. He was the only Democrat in the room.
The Obama Foundation also has set high minority contract goals but resists — for now — using an independent monitor to ensure those goals are met.
With a March 5 deadline looming, Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin and other congressional members work to get a bipartisan deal to help the DREAMers.
Former President Barack Obama tells Letterman the key to dancing with his daughter and the late artist Prince was keeping his “dad moves” in check.
Paperwork the Obama Foundation is submitting to City Hall on Wednesday will be the most detailed information to date about the $300 million project.
“She has been the master of her universe for a very long time,” David Axelrod said. “ And once you run for president, you are surrendering that.”