Chicago Heights Man Accused Of Threatening Violence At Biden Inauguration; 'We Will Surround The Motherf***ing White House'Louis Capriotti, 45, was arrested near his home Tuesday morning, charged with transmitting a threat in interstate commerce, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago.
Illinois Congressman Brad Schneider Tests Positive For COVID-19, Slams Republicans Who Refused To Wear Masks During Capitol Attack, LockdownSchneider blasted "the selfishness and arrogance of the anti-maskers who put their own contempt and disregard for decency ahead of the health and safety of their colleagues and our staff."
Kinzinger Becomes First Republican To Demand Trump Be Removed From Office; Joins Illinois Democrats In Call To Invoke 25th Amendment“It’s time to invoke the 25th Amendment and to end this nightmare," Kinzinger said.
Newly Elected Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller Says 'Hitler Was Right On One Thing' At Pro-Trump Rally In D.C.On Wednesday, Gov. JB Pritzker called Miller's statement "unfathomable and disgusting."
Indiana Sen. Todd Young Will Vote To Certify President-Elect Joe Biden's Electoral College Win; Says 'Congress Must Fulfill Its Role'"I will uphold my Constitutional duty and certify the will of the states as presented. The people voted and the Electoral College voted. Congress must fulfill its role in turn," Young said.
Beaten Congressional Candidate Jim Oberweis Seeks To Overturn Election Defeat By Incumbent Lauren UnderwoodDefeated Republican congressional candidate Jim Oberweis has informed the U.S. House of Representatives he will contest the outcome of his race against Democratic Congresswoman Lauren Underwood.
Congress Approves 5-Year Extension Of Great Lakes Cleanup ProgramSen. Debbie Stabenow, a Michigan Democrat and co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, described it as “a major success story that has been critical to addressing the threats that face our beloved Great Lakes.”
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Won't Seek Another Term As Campaign Chair For House DemocratsBustos, who has chaired House Democrats' campaign arm since 2019, has been under fire from some members of her own party who are angry that they were unable to expand their House majority in last week's election.
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, House Democratic Campaign Chair, Wins Re-Election In Tight RaceDemocratic U.S. Rep Cheri Bustos has won a fifth term in office, following an unexpectedly close race against Republican challenger Esther Joy King.
Illinois Congressman Mike Bost Tests Positive For COVID-19Bost, who represents a southwestern Illinois district that stretches from St. Louis to the Kentucky state line, announced his COVID-19 diagnosis in a Twitter post Friday morning.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Rules Out Help From Congress As She Grapples With $1.2 Billion Budget Shortfall For 2021Two weeks before she unveils her 2021 budget plan, Mayor Lori Lightfoot still isn’t willing to say if she’ll be able to avoid a property tax hike or massive layoffs to help plug a $1.2 billion shortfall.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present 2021 Budget Plan On Oct. 21, One Week Later Than Originally ScheduledThe city is facing a projected shortfall of $1.2 billion in 2021, including more than $780 million in tax revenue lost to the pandemic.
As Airline Industry Loses $5 Billion A Month, Flight Attendants Fear Massive Furloughs Without Help From Congress“At one point during the pandemic, United Airlines had more pilots then they were flying passengers. That should give you an idea what they were up against,” CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg said.
Citing Healthcare Concerns, Lawmakers Urge Senate To Approve USPS Funds To Avoid Catastrophic Results"Our patients are seniors. They're veterans. They are people who have mobility and transportation issues, and are at higher risk for COVID-19. We have some zip codes, where 50% of our mail order prescriptions were delayed."
Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis Tests Positive For COVID-19; 'Please Wear A Mask ... All Of Us Must Do Our Part'Davis said in a statement that a higher than usual temperature reading Wednesday prompted him to get tested, which resulted in a positive diagnosis.