Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
Illinois’ neighbors to the north and east went in different directions in the presidential race.
While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.
Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?
Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.
Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Tuesday asked for a hearing into how federal laws apply to the investigation of the child sex-abuse case that has enveloped Penn State University.
U.S. senators and health officials are taking on a baseball tradition older than the World Series itself: chewing tobacco on the diamond.
Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield today to approve funding for the state’s capital construction program.
Construction projects are in jeopardy and tens of thousands of jobs hang in the balance because state lawmakers failed to approve funding on capital projects, Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday.
Illinois lawmakers are considering a college scholarship program for the children of immigrants, including people in the country illegally.
The blizzard that is set to clobber Chicago later this week will also sock downstate Illinois, and both houses of the Illinois General Assembly have canceled their sessions as a precaution.
Hours after the old Illinois General Assembly voted to raise taxes, a brand-new one began work.
The Illinois Senate has begun debating a major tax increase as Democratic leaders fight the clock and reluctant lawmakers.
Illinois senior citizens would lose their automatic free rides on public transportation under legislation that has been sent to Gov. Pat Quinn.
Garritt Cullerton was convicted of misdemeanor DUI charges and will pay a fine and go through alcohol-abuse counseling.