Democrats followed a basic damage control rule when dealing with bad news: Get it out quickly. And if you did something wrong, admit it.
Not being able to deduct state income taxes would be a blow to many in the state. The U.S. House approved a tax overhaul bill along party lines.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a Democrat, was so skeptical of Attorney General Jeff Session’s testimony that he brought a salt shaker to the hearing.
Durbin: “In my state of Illinois, it’s going to be devastating that they cannot deduct their state and local and property taxes that they pay.”
Trump’s White House was looking for someone to crack down on street violence and Lausch fits the bill.
The Tuesday victories are the first for Democrats since President Donald Trump’s surprising election a year ago. Why should Rauner be worried?
This is the second visit to Chicago this month for Obama. A week ago, he presided over his first Obama Foundation Summit.
Emanuel gave students a lesson in pragmaticism — why politics — even the ruthless version Emanuel has long embraced — isn’t a dirty word.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will discuss domestic policy at Georgetown University with other former Clinton White House staffers.
Duckworth: “It is one of my roles and responsibilities here, to ask these tough questions.”
Obama and Michelle decided that a government-run National Archives and Records Administration facility won’t be incorporated into the Obama complex.
Enrollment starts Wednesday and runs through Dec. 15 — half the window as in past years.
The proposed garage, to hold up to 450 vehicles, would be on a patch of the Midway Plaisance owned by the city.
About 100 of the 500 participants chosen are from Chicago. In all, 20,000 applied to participate in the two-day event.