Derek Chauvin Verdict: U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, Other Illinois Congress Members Weigh In; 'An Important First Acknowledgment Of Illegal Police Conduct'U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial "gives me hope that we can strive for a system of justice in our nation that is applied equally to all."
Congresswoman Mary Miller Apologizes For Quoting Hitler In Speech Outside Capitol, Accuses Others Of Twisting Her Words"While some are trying to intentionally twist my words to mean something antithetical to my beliefs, let me be clear: I'm passionately pro-Israel and I will always be a strong advocate and ally of the Jewish community," Miller said.
Landlords And Tenants Seek Relief From Congress In Next COVID-19 Aid PackageRent and mortgage relief; that's what brought landlords and tenants together for a virtual town hall meeting Monday morning as families in Illinois get ready for another month without enough income to pay bills.
U.S. House Passes Schakowsky's Bill To Prevent Children From Being Killed Or Hurt By Tipping FurnitureThe U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill introduced by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Illinois) that seeks to prevent children from being killed or injured by tipping furniture.
Illinois Politicians Debate President Trump's Future After Mueller Report ReleasedDepending on your political perspective, this day is either a relief, or the start of more scrutiny.
Lawmakers Slam Bears For Backing NFL's New National Anthem PolicyFour members of Congress from the Chicago area suggested the NFL is violating the players' right to speak out on issues of racial injustice and police brutality.
Several Democrats Plan To Boycott Trump’s State Of The Union AddressRep. Jan Schakowsky is among the members of Congress who intend to boycott President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.
Durbin, Schakowsky 'Horrified' By Recent Trip To Bangladesh, BurmaSen. Durbin and Rep. Schakowsky traveled to Southeast Asia to see the oppression facing the Rohingya communities.
Preckwinkle, Other Officials Jump In Chicago RiverThe Chicago River isn't quite what it used to be, and elected officials took great effort to prove that Saturday.
Schakowsky Proposes Law After United Airlines IncidentFrom Capitol Hill to City Hall, lawmakers are trying to get answers on just how the United overbooking debacle could have happened.
House Republicans Plan Pivotal Vote On Health Care PlanAfter President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on the Republican health care plan, lawmakers were expected to bring the legislation to the House floor Friday after a long night of closed-door meetings.
Critics Slam New Trump Travel Ban As 'Wolf In Sheep's Clothing'President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban drew a swift rebuke from opponents of the original ban, who said the new executive order is “nothing more than a wolf in sheep’s clothing,” which still unfairly targets Muslim immigrants.
Airport Protests Continue In Wake Of Trump's Controversial Travel BanFor the second night in a row, protesters gathered at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday to express their outrage at President Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Durbin Warns Against Confirmation Hearings Before FBI Vets NomineesSenate confirmation hearings have been scheduled this week for some of the nominees for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, but Illinois’ senior senator was warning Republicans to slow down.
What Really Happened With Trump's Cancelled Chicago Rally?Donald Trump made allegations Wednesday night during the final Presidential debate about what really happened with his cancelled Chicago rally.