We talk with Rich Cohen about his new book on the Chicago Bears' magical 1985 season. We also hear reactions to the long-awaited Lake Shore Drive extension and delve into the complications that come with labeling sexuality.
Illinois Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky is backing President Obama’s deficit reduction plan, including his promise to veto any bill that relies solely on spending cuts without raising new revenues.“I applaud him, and I think most Americans do, too,” Schakowsky said at a luncheon with city a
Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's second corruption trial begins Wednesday. And it's likely to once again put a lot of attention on Rahm Emanuel, now Chicago's mayor-elect.Emanuel was never called to testify last summer and has not been accused of wrongdoing.
With a government shutdown looming at midnight Friday night, all U.S. House Republicans from Illinois voted Thursday to fund the government for at least a week. The state's Democrats all voted against the bill.Republican U.S. Rep.
Many members of Congress are reassessing their security at public events after this weekend's shootings in Arizona. The violent incident killed six people, including a federal judge, and injured many more, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords.