| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:26 PM
After losing his U.S. House re-election bid two years ago, Republican Bob Dold completed his comeback Tuesday night, retaking the seat from Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider.
But the second time around in Washington will be different, Dold said Wednesday,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:19 PM
In recent interviews and political ads, Rep. Brad Schneider has accused his Republican opponent, former Rep. Bob Dold, of voting 28 times to "repeal, defund or dismantle" the Affordable Care Act when he was in Congress.
Sitting before the Tribune...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Candidates to represent the 11th Congressional District clashed Saturday on health care, the federal budget and gridlock in Washington.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster and Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger, Naperville residents who are vying for a...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Whatever one thinks of President Barack Obama's action on immigration last week, it is no substitute for the type of comprehensive reform legislation that will settle the issue.
The courts will be asked to consider the president's decision. They will...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:06 PM
If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014.
It was a year when the country talked more about race and power than it did the year it elected its first black president; when police became a bigger...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Sitting in the basement of St. Rita of Cascia School in Aurora on Tuesday, Josue and Maria listened closely to a presenter from World Relief DuPage/Aurora as she spoke about the president’s recent announcement that some immigrants in the country...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:42 PM
NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:18 PM
It is no crushing insult to Ava DuVernay's "Selma" that experts dispute its accuracy. In today's movie culture, accuracy only matters when the movie is worth arguing about.
Guardians of President Lyndon B. Johnson's memory are upset that he is portrayed...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:24 PM
In an effort to quell growing criticism, a leading House Republican said Tuesday that he regretted speaking to a white supremacist group more than a decade ago.
“It was a mistake I regret, and I emphatically oppose the divisive racial and...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:45 PM
For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car.
Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A lot of attention has gone to Jeb Bush ever since his announcement to explore the possibility of running for president in 2016. But what about the other White House wannabe from Florida -- U.S. Sen. Marco, Rubio. Does he have what it takes to...