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.
Duckworth Speaks Out At Clinton RallyNearly 200 enthusiastic Hillary Clinton-backers filled a River North union hall for a pep rally and strategy session with some of the state's top women Democrats.
Jan Schakowsky: Committee On Energy & Commerce Wants Formal Congressional Hearing Regarding Football Safety, Head InjuriesThe committee wants the NFL to appear for formal hearings because, "We need to delve deeper."