Kirk Tells Illinois "Take Heart" In Last Speech On Senate FloorU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said farewell to his colleagues on Capitol Hill on Friday.
Foodie's Guide To Washington, DCFood lover's guide to the best places for dining in the nation's capital.
Shopping Guide To Washington DCShopping guide to five of the best neighborhoods for shopping in Washington D.C.
Congressman Foster Holding Lottery For Tickets To Pope's Visit To Capitol HillU.S. Rep. Bill Foster says he is deluged with requests for tickets to see Pope Francis when the pontiff addresses Congress next month.
Sen. Harry Reid's Exit Sets Off Leadership Scramble For Durbin, SchumerA very public spat between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats is dashing the party's hopes for a drama-free succession in the wake of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's retirement.
Facing Spending Probe, Schock Has Benefited From Donor ProjectsIllinois Rep. Aaron Schock, under scrutiny for lavishly redecorating his Capitol Hill office and flying aboard private planes owned by donors, has built his personal wealth off extensive business dealings with campaign contributors since entering politics more than a decade ago.
Kelly Reflects On 'Enlightening' And Challenging First Year In CongressCongresswoman Robin Kelly said her first year in office replacing imprisoned Jesse Jackson Jr. was “like building a ship in the middle of the ocean,” because she was not only a freshman on Capitol Hill, but three months behind all her colleagues.
Colter Takes Northwestern Player Union Case To Capitol HillMembers of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.
Caterpillar Defends Move To Avoid $2.4B In Federal TaxesCaterpillar Inc. executives defended a tax strategy Tuesday that has saved the Peoria-based manufacturing giant billions in U.S. taxes. They got support from Republican senators, including one who said the company deserves an award.
Chicago's Terry Gainer Retiring As U.S. Senate Sergeant At ArmsA Chicago native who has been a top law enforcement officer on Capitol Hill for more than a decade will be retiring in a couple months.
U.S. Rep. Foster: Response To Syria 'Essential'One of the four Illinois Congressmen who attended a closed-door briefing on Capitol Hill about Syria says a U.S. response is essential.
Durbin Squares Off With NRA Boss On Capitol HillAt one point, the hearing had to be gaveled to order when Durbin and National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre accused each other of missing the point on mandatory background checks for gun purchases.