U.S. Capitol, White House Briefly Placed On Lockdown After ShootingThe U.S. Capitol and the White House were placed on lockdown on Monday afternoon after reports of gunfire.
Dixon Family Excited To See Pope In Washington, D.C.A Dixon, Illinois, family has won an “unbelievable” opportunity to see Pope Francis when the pontiff visits the nation’s capitol later this month.
Kirk: U.S. Needs To Do Everything Possible To Make Sure Radicals Have Got “No Chance In Chicago”Senator Kirk is in Pennsylvania at a retreat for the House and Senate and tells WBBM the alleged plot to attack the U.S. Capitol is on people's minds there.
Kirk Climbs Capitol Steps, Returns To Congress A Year After StrokeGreeted by applause from fellow members of Congress and a crowd of onlookers, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) returned to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, climbing the 45 steps of the Capitol Building one at a time.
Senator Kirk: 'Stroke Was A Gift From God'A day before he returns to Congress, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said the stroke he suffered last January "was a gift from God," because of the people he's met during his rehabilitation, and "the inner faith that I developed.”