Dennis Hastert

Illinois Republican delegates line up to board a bus to the Republican National Convention on Aug. 28, 2012. The bus from their hotel to the convention showed up an hour late. (Credit: CBS)

Rough Start For Illinois Delegation At GOP Convention

For Illinois GOP delegates, getting to the Republican National Convention in Tampa was a pain on Tuesday, but once inside, the delegation’s chairman had a little fun.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Plans Called Off For Prairie Highway In Kendall County

The plug has been pulled on a $1 billion highway project to connect I-88 to I-80 in the far western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Dennis Hastert

Hastert Acknowledges Increasing Gap Between Rich And Poor

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was invited too, and he agrees with the premise of free enterprise, even if some people can’t achieve that dream.


President Ronald Reagan

Reagan To Be Honored In Illinois For 100th Birthday

A celebration will be held in northwest Illinois early next month, marking the 100th birthday President Ronald Reagan.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

Dennis Hastert

Hastert: Hurry Up With Tax Cut Compromise

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert says the tax cut compromise between President Barack Obama and the Republicans needs to win approval now, or all taxpayers will suffer.

WBBM Newsradio–12/15/2010