Congressman Bill Foster Latest To Support Trump Impeachment InquiryIn a statement Wednesday, Foster wrote, "I take no pleasure in announcing my support for the House to begin an impeachment inquiry into the President of the United States."
Trump Suggests He Floated Commuting Blagojevich's Sentence Just To See If It Was PopularPresident Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that he floated the idea of commuting former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence just to see if it was popular.
How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
Lightfoot Slams Trump After Department Of Labor Proposes 'Religious Exemption' In Hiring For ContractorsMayor Lori Lightfoot slammed President Donald Trump on Twitter Wednesday, after the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a rule that would allow federal contractors an exemption in which they could make “employment decisions” based on their religious convictions.
Former Chicago FBI Head, Blagojevich Jury Forewoman React As President Trump Weighs LeniencySome of those responsible for putting former Gov. Rod Blagojevich behind bars were reacting Thursday to President Donald Trump weighing the option of commuting the former governor’s sentence.
Pritzker: Blagojevich Is 'In Prison, Where He Belongs'Gov. J.B. Pritzker is not on board with President Donald Trump’s idea of commuting the sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Trump Says He's Likely To Commute Rod Blagojevich's SentencePresident Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday night that he is likely to commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
In Wake Of El Paso, Dayton Shootings, Obama Decries 'Leaders' Who Enable HatredFormer President Barack Obama on Monday issued a statement mourning the loss of life in mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend – and decrying the proliferation of guns, the spread of toxic and racist ideologies, and “leaders” that enable such sentiments.
Many Hopeful For Hard Rock Casino In Gary, But Some Say Promised Path Isn't NewThose behind plans for a Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Gary are gambling on its success.
Blagojevich Not On Trump's Latest List Of Pardons, CommutationsPresident Donald Trump on Monday issued full pardons for five convicted criminals and commuted sentences for two others.
Teen Group Canvasses Pilsen To Inform Undocumented Immigrants Of Their Rights Ahead Of ICE RaidsNo one knows where or when, but President Donald Trump said he plans to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants, many of whom live in Chicago, for deportation.
President Trump Tweets About Jussie Smollett Case; 'Not Even An Apology To Millions Of People!'Days after a Cook County judge vacated the sealing order on Jussie Smollett's case file, President Donald Trump tweeted out his reaction to the handling of the alleged hate crime reported by the "Empire" actor.
Indiana Man Charged When Secret Service Finds Facebook Post Threatening To Kill The PresidentAn Indiana man appeared in court Monday after allegedly posting a threat to kill the president on social media.
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.
Pritzker 1 Of 5 Democratic Governors Heading To DC To Fight Tax OverhaulThe Democratic governors of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Oregon and Illinois are teaming up to fight a provision in the 2017 federal tax overhaul that they say is hurting their economies.