Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to throw another wrench into a key immigration-enforcement program of President Obama’s administration, saying it ensnares too many people and erodes trust in local police.
The Republican National Committee is criticizing President Barack Obama for attending a fundraiser in Chicago Wednesday night.Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady says the President should instead focus on job creation.
A visitor from the U.S. in Havana will, eventually and undoubtedly, be asked, “What’s going on with your president?”The debt ceiling chaos overtaking Washington right now isn’t what baffles the Cubans.
About twenty Illinois residents have made the list of big campaign fundraisers for President Obama's re-election effort.The Obama campaign late last week released a list of about 250 people they're calling "volunteer fundraisers."
The prosecution has begun an aggressive cross-examination of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich at the ousted Illinois governor's corruption retrial.Prosecutor Reid Schar asked Blagojevich if he was a convicted liar.
President Barack Obama is telling Syrian leader Bashar Assad that he must either lead his country through a democratic transition or "get out of the way," the first direct U.S. challenge to the Assad family's decades-long autocratic grip on power.In a broad speech outlining U.S.