Rep. Danny Davis Seeks Funding For African American Male ProgramsThe Congressman is leading the effort that seeks funding from federal, state and city sources to support programs that benefit black males.
Emanuel: Murder Of Congressman's Grandson Latest Example Of Teen Gun ViolenceChicago's mayor says the murder of Javon Wilson should make people think.
Suspect's Mom Apologizes For Fatal Shooting Of Congressman Davis' GrandsonThe mother of one of two teenagers accused of killing Javon Wilson, the grandson of Congressman Danny Davis, offered an apology to the boy’s family Sunday night, and said her daughter is “devastated” by what happened.
Teen Grandson Of Congressman Danny Davis Slain During Home InvasionIt happened inside the teen's home near 56th and Princeton, in Englewood, according to Chicago police.
Danny Davis "Not A Happy Camper" After Trump's WinThe election of Donald Trump as America’s next president has one of Illinois’ longest-serving members of Congress concerned there will be an attempt to chip away at some of the gains made during the Obama administration and before.
Duckworth: "We Need More Women To Run"With the election right around the corner, U.S. Senate hopeful Tammy Duckworth said she's proud of how many women are on the ballot, and said she hopes even more women run for elected office at all levels in the future.
Woman Sets Self On Fire At Congressman Danny Davis' OfficeDavis said it was just after 3 p.m. when the woman came into his office, started picking things up, and was told that if she didn't stop, the staff would have to call police.
Labor Secretary Calls Clinton 'Most Famous Unknown Person In America'The U.S. Secretary of Labor dropped in on Illinois delegates to the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, urging them to work hard so Hillary Clinton can help working people.
Group Wants Special Prosecutor To Take Over Laquan McDonald CaseA group of civil rights attorneys, elected officials, and civil rights activists has filed a petition asking a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the Laquan McDonald murder case, claiming Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez can’t be trusted to oversee the matter.
Quinn Signs Driver's License Law For ImmigrantsGovernor Quinn has signed a new law that allows undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a drivers license.
Clinton Set To Give Boost To EmanuelFormer President Bill Clinton is set to be in town Tuesday to give a high-profile boost to mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel.
Davis, Kirk Make Show Of Unity After Arizona ShootingA week after a shooting rampage in Arizona left six people dead and 13 wounded including Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, two prominent Illinois politicians were making a public show of solidarity.