| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is facing a challenger in Tuesday's Democratic primary election, but the state's chief executive is not running much of a campaign.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:01 AM
By Mary Wisniewski and Edith Honan
March 7 (Reuters) - Illinois, the longtime home of President
Barack Obama, has chosen Democrats for president in every
election since 1992 and for governor since 2002. But this year
Republicans, finding a weak incumbent...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz's appearance on CBS' "Face the Nation" seemed to astonish moderator Bob Schieffer and other guests Sunday.
Schieffer asked: "Can you conceive of any situation in which you would do that again, try to shut down the government in exchange or...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in China to promote Chicago business opportunities on a trip paid for by the city's economic development agency.
During the two-day trip that wraps up Monday, Emanuel is expected to sign an economic partnership agreement with eight...
| Dec 29, 2013
The most surprising news event of 2013 was the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Web portal to Obamacare.
Yes, I'm sure the partisans who have long derided President Barack Obama for the lack of management experience in his resume will tell you...