| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The video opens with a few bars of adrenalin-pumping music. We see a topsy-turvy camera angle, sky, trees, darkness, then a staccato pop, pop, pop that blends rhythmically with the music, but of course it's gunfire, lots of gunfire, followed by a few...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
UPDATED: Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are the main guests on the Sunday programs this weekend.
Obama talks to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week," which starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Obama told ABC that the World Cup is affecting some...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s Sunday rant about the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups ("Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting?" June 29) raised a basic question in my mind: Why should tea party groups get tax exempt status?...
| Jul 1, 2014
As honorary consul of the Kingdom of Belgium in Chicago, Paul Van Halteren gets invited to plenty of places around town.
Usually, Van Halteren loves representing his native country with pride and without feeling uncomfortable or inhibited —...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:06 PM
As soon as a little-known conservative toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday night, tea party enthusiasts turned their sights to the next big election-year targets: Mississippi and Kansas.
The two states are next up on the GOP's primary...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The tea party, joined by right-wing populists who just don't want to take it anymore, took out House Majority Leader Eric Cantor last week, and they didn't even get a lousy T-shirt for their trouble.
Before you could say "Beltway," the third-ranking...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:06 PM
Prosecutors accuse Gov. Scott Walker of overseeing a sweeping "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate fundraising and campaign activity among conservative groups in a broad effort to help him -- as well as Republican senators -- fend off recalls...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one of three Republican governors whose presidential ambitions have been tainted by allegations of wrongdoing, was at the heart of a “criminal scheme” to violate election laws, according to a prosecutor's documents...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Madison — Prosecutors allege Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of an effort to illegally coordinate fund raising among conservative groups to help his campaign and those of Republican state senators facing recall elections during 2011 and '12,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:52 PM
In an interview with People magazine, Hillary Rodham Clinton brushed aside recent questions Republicans have raised about her health and said that she has fully recovered from a concussion suffered in late 2012.
GOP strategist Karl Rove sparked...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In the 2012 election, 5,667,658 small donors contributed to the Barack Obama and Mitt Romney campaigns, giving $370 million. But another $470 million came from just 100 people. That’s a phenomenal imbalance.
The campaign contributions didn't...