Airport Protests Continue In Wake Of Trump's Controversial Travel BanFor the second night in a row, protesters gathered at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday to express their outrage at President Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Durbin Warns Against Confirmation Hearings Before FBI Vets NomineesSenate confirmation hearings have been scheduled this week for some of the nominees for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, but Illinois’ senior senator was warning Republicans to slow down.
What Really Happened With Trump's Cancelled Chicago Rally?Donald Trump made allegations Wednesday night during the final Presidential debate about what really happened with his cancelled Chicago rally.
Duckworth Speaks Out At Clinton RallyNearly 200 enthusiastic Hillary Clinton-backers filled a River North union hall for a pep rally and strategy session with some of the state's top women Democrats.
Jan Schakowsky: Committee On Energy & Commerce Wants Formal Congressional Hearing Regarding Football Safety, Head InjuriesThe committee wants the NFL to appear for formal hearings because, "We need to delve deeper."
World War II Vet, 91, Gets Bundle Of Combat MedalsMilton Kaplan finally got his due Friday.
The Illinois Politicians That Want To Take Your Internet Rights Away From YouWith net neutrality effectively neutered, Internet service providers (ISPs) starting to do as they please and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attempting to create new rules for broadband Internet, now is a good time to take stock of those who support an open Internet and those who don't.
A Quick And Dirty Guide To Net NeutralityNet neutrality is a simple concept: it's the idea that big companies that provide Internet have to treat all websites as equals. What does this mean for you and me?
Reps Schakowsky, Gutierrez Arrested At Immigration Rally In WashingtonU.S. Reps Jan Schakowsky and Luis Gutierrez were both arrested after blocking a street near the U.S. Capitol as part of a rally for immigration reform.
Durbin, Schakowsky Vow To Fight Food Stamp Cuts A pair of liberal lawmakers are pledging opposition to conservative plans for $40 billion in cuts to the food stamp program over the next ten years.
Pelosi Calls For Day Care Assistance For Working Moms During Chicago VisitSpeaking here in Chicago, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was urging women to fight hard for more day care assistance for working mothers, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Schakowsky Applauds Latest Job NumbersSkokie Democrat Jan Schakowsky says the lower unemployment figures are welcome as far as they go, which isn’t quite far enough.