1 hr ago | Free Republic
Boy, it sure makes a primary or election contest easier when your opponent pulls out, don't you think? Barack Obama has been managing to do that since he won the Democratic nomination for state senator in Illinois in 1996, and it helps explain the IRS harassment of conservatives and Tea Party groups since 2010.
3 hrs ago | CBS Local
In a letter to parents dated Thursday, District 202 Supt. Eric Witherspoon wrote that girls sent inappropriate photos to members of the ETHS varsity baseball team.
Lawmakers voted 37-19 to establish the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace and send the bill back to the House for further consideration.
The Illinois congressional delegation is asking President Barack Obama to make federal aid available to local governments in 25 counties impacted by floods earlier this month.
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A second person in two days has been arrested for demanding that Governor Pat Quinn meet with citizens about proposed fracking legislation.
A bill to increase the maximum speed limit in Illinois could hit Gov. Pat Quinn's desk for his signature soon.
The Obama administration has picked a private attorney and former federal prosecutor who helped send former Illinois Gov.
In this May 26, 2004 file photo, prosecutor Zachary Fardon is seen outside the federal courthouse in Nashville, Tenn.
Victims of human trafficking who have been "branded" with tattoos by those enslaving them got support from the Illinois Senate Wednesday, according to Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office.
The bill, which senators approved 37-21, was headed to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk. A spokeswoman said Wednesday that the Chicago Democrat supports it.
One after another, major U.S. corporations have updated anti-discrimination policies to protect gay, lesbian and transgender workers, drawing plaudits from gay-rights groups.
Illinois House members say Senate President John Cullerton's pension-reform proposal saves at most only 60 percent of what the Chicago Democrat predicts.
Lawyers for two Roman Catholic-owned companies in Illinois and Indiana argued before the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on Wednesday that a law forcing them to include birth control in their employees' benefits would violate their First Amendment rights.
Compromise Illinois House legislation to regulate the carrying of concealed weapons would ban guns in parks and on public transportation.
Legislation to ban minors from indoor tanning beds was sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday after being approved by the Illinois Senate.
After a decade of the Democratic party dominating all levers in government the state of Illinois is a mess.