Congress Goes On Recess Without Route 66 Preservation FundsRoute 66, also called the "Mother Road," was born in 1926 after the Bureau of Public Roads launched the nation's first federal highway system, bringing together existing local and state roads from Chicago through St. Louis to Los Angeles.
Lawmakers Will Quiz New FAA Chief Over Review Of Boeing 737 MaxThe head of the Federal Aviation Administration will face questions next week from a congressional panel about the agency’s review of the Boeing 737 Max, which has been grounded since two crashes that killed 346 people.
Admitted Nazi Arthur Jones Running For Congress Again In Bid To Challenge Rep. Dan LipinskiUnlike his previous attempts to defeat Congressman Dan Lipinski, this time Arthur Jones is not the only Republican in the race.
As Public Hearings In Trump Impeachment Probe Begin, Congressman Quigley Says White House Should Let President's Advisors TestifyQuigley said, if the Trump administration truly wanted to hear first-hand evidence in the impeachment inquiry, the White House wouldn’t be blocking any of Trump’s top aides from testifying.
Indiana Congressman Pete Visclosky Won't Seek Re-Election In 2020Longtime northwest Indiana Congressman Pete Visclosky announced Wednesday he would not seek re-election in 2020, after 35 years in office.
Boeing CEO Admits Design Issues With 737 MAX As Another Critical Internal Email Is Made PublicThe House Transportation Committee has been investigating two Boeing crashes, which together killed 346 people, and is also scrutinizing the Federal Aviation Administration's procedures for certifying aircraft.
Boeing CEO Admits Mistakes In 737 Max Design; Sen. Jon Tester Says 'I Would Walk Before I Would Get On A 737 Max""We cannot have a race for commercial airplanes become a race to the bottom when it comes to safety," Sen. Maria Cantwell, the committee's top Democrat, said.
Boeing CEO To Congress: 'We Understand And Deserve This Scrutiny'"I want to answer all of your questions and convey to the world that we are doing everything in our power to make our airplanes and our industry safer and prevent an accident like this from ever happening again," he told the Senate Commerce Committee.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg To Land In Congress' Hot Seat At Hearing On 737 Max FlawsWhen Boeing's CEO lands in the hot seat this week, members of Congress have pointed questions for him, such as: "How the hell did this happen?"
Boeing CEO To Testify Before House Committee On 737 MaxCongress, the Justice Department and the Transportation Department inspector general are investigating the Max and how it was certified for flight by the Federal Aviation Administration. Lawyers have filed dozens of lawsuits against Boeing.
Illinois Rep. Krishnamoorthi Questions Intelligence Chief On Whistleblower ComplaintKrishnamoorthi, who serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence questioned Maguire for a little over five minutes and asked whether he discussed the complaint, filed on August 12, with his predecessor Dan Coates, to which he said no. Maguire started in the position on August 16.
Senator Dick Durbin Joins 11 Chicago Area Congressional Democrats Seeking Trump Impeachment Probe; Rep. Dan Lipinksi Leaning In FavorAs calls to pursue impeachment against President Trump intensify, all but one Chicago area representative now supports the inquiry.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Backs Marie Newman In 2020 Challenge To Congressman Dan LipinskiLipinski defeated Newman in the 2018 Democratic primary, but with a narrow lead of 42% to 40.15% -- a total of 2,145 votes.
Facebook Grilled About CryptocurrencyMembers of both parties demanded to know why a company with massive market power and a track record of scandals should be trusted with such a far-reaching project, given the potential for fraud, abuse and criminal activity.
What's Your Data Worth To Big Tech? Bill Would Compel AnswerThe measure would require commercial services with more than 100 million active monthly users to disclose to their customers and financial regulators the types of data they collect.