Two Illinois Republicans want to ban Guantanamo Bay detainees from being held anywhere in the U.S.Illinois U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said the American prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba should remain open."Common sense should prevail here that the U.S.
Attorneys for Tony Rezko are asking for a new trial. They told a federal judge Friday the former political fundraiser was convicted on some charges that have been found to be unconstitutional. Rezko's attorneys say he should get a new trial because the law has changed since his 2008 convictions.
Former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge will get to keep his public pension benefits, despite a federal conviction for lying about the torture of criminal suspects, a police pension board voted Thursday.
The anticipated results of the UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon forced a political realignment. The Tribunal issued indictments for the 2005 assassination of former president Rafik Hariri and they’re about to be made public.
It was no surprise that President Obama’s State of the Union speech focused on domestic issues and the economy. He did get to foreign policy close to the end of the hour, however the issues he failed to mention happen to be some of our thorniest.