| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:46 PM
WASHINGTON — Saying the U.S. government was "guilty of a political mortal sin" when it misled Americans about the Iraq War a decade ago, Sen. Dick Durbin asserted Wednesday that the proposed military strikes against Syria were different, and he...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:10 PM
WASHINGTON — The Senate took a crucial step Wednesday toward authorizing a punitive strike on Syria but deep reluctance was evident in the House, where lawmakers questioned whether the U.S. was in danger of being drawn into another Middle East war....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- This week's 10th anniversary of the Iraq War passed quietly, and that's not a bad thing.
Most Americans have no wish to celebrate the war, fought under false pretenses to a costly and ambiguous end. But in Washington this week there are...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Congressional investigators have recommended a full House Ethics Committee probe of Rep. Aaron Schock for allegedly soliciting contributions of more than $5,000 for a political action committee to help an Illinois colleague engaged in a bitter primary...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:36 AM
State Sen. Toi Hutchinson of Olympia Fields gained the endorsement today of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle for the Democratic nomination in the special primary to decide a replacement for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., aides to both...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who’s mulling a 2014 Republican bid for governor, chastised a pair of potential rivals Thursday, saying state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard have “proven nothing more than they can lose an election.”
| May 10, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Benghazi attack will be the main topic this weekend on Sunday morning chat programs.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. They will discuss whether there was...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:21 PM
WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee revealed today that it is investigating the conduct of House Republican Aaron Schock of Peoria.
The 31-year-old lawmaker entered the House in 2009 and won a third term last month.
The committee did not make...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Abdon Pallasch, Chicago Sun-Times; Lorraine...