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.
Illinois lawmakers are weighing in on news that U.S. forces have killed Osama bin Laden.U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo, R-Ill., said Monday morning that the death of Osama bin Laden has been a long time coming."
Both U.S. senators from Illinois said they support a spending deal reached late Friday night to avoid a government shutdown. If finalized, this agreement would wrap up weeks of uncertainty for federal employees, including those who work in the Chicago area.
There's still no deal to avoid a federal government shutdown. That's led to amped-up talking points between Democratic and Republican members of Congress, including those from Illinois.Democratic U.S. Sen.