Rauner and Other Illinois Elected Officials React To Virginia ShootingIllinois elected officials took to social media to praise first responders and express condolences to Congressman Steve Scalise, who was shot in Virginia.
Chicago Area Politicians Call For More Money To Implement Positive Train ControlChicago area political leaders are urging Washington to spend more money to increase train safety, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Illinois Democrats Voice Opposition To Obama's Pacific Trade PactIf most of Illinois’ Democratic congressional legislation gets its way, President Barack Obama will not get fast-tracked authority to negotiate an historic trade pact with 11 Pacific Rim nations.
Immigration Rights Advocates Rally Outside Rep. Dan Lipinski's OfficeAbout 30 immigration rights advocates rallied Saturday in front of Congressman Dan Lipinski’s Southwest Side office.
Mount Greenwood Post Office To Be Named After Fallen FirefighterCaptain Herbie Johnson spent more than three decades with the Chicago Fire Department. He died last November while fighting a house fire in Englewood.
Latinos Push U.S. Rep. Lipinski For Immigration Reform At Town HallAbout 100 Latino immigrants packed a town hall meeting held by Congressman Dan Lipinski in Orland Park today pressing him on the issue of immigration reform, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Lipinski Questions Possible Overnight Closure Of Midway TowerCongressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight.
Lipinski Mentioned As Next Vatican Ambassador, But Not Expecting AppointmentCongressman Dan Lipinski's name has been mentioned as a possible candidate to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican in Rome, although he said he’s not expecting to be appointed.
Chicago Area Pols Pushing For Visa Waiver For PolandSeveral Chicago aldermen and other local politicians with Polish roots -- or Polish American constituents -- are pushing a resolution in the City Council to ask the federal government to do away with the visa requirement for Polish citizens.
Plans Finalized For Englewood Railroad Flyover BridgeRelief may be around the bend for thousands of Metra's Rock Island line commuters accustomed to big delays caused by the railroad traffic bottleneck on Chicago's South Side.