Chas Sampson, Seven Principles founder, talks about why the blocking of a Senate bill aimed at helping veterans was "detrimental" to those who have served in our armed forces.
The surprise deal by Senate Democrats on a pared-down climate, health care and inflation bill would give buyers an EV tax credit starting next year, among other incentives.
U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth made impassioned pleas for stricter gun control measures in wake of the deadly Highland Park shooting.
Aubrey McCarthy with the March Fourth planning committee talks about the push for stricter gun control at a federal level and what her group is doing to prevent more mass shootings from happening.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) was among several members of Congress arrested outside the Supreme Court during an abortion rights protest.
Democrats argued intensely in favor of enshrining marriage equality in federal law, while Republicans steered clear of openly rejecting gay marriage.
The House has voted to restore abortion rights nationwide in Democrats' first legislative response to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
Former Republican Gov. Jim Edgar, who is pro-choice on abortion, noted that a majority of Illinois voters are too. He fears Illinois State Sen. Darren Bailey won't be able to win over many of those voters.
Stephen Caliendo, political science professor at North Central College, dishes on his takeaways from Tuesday's House committee hearing.
Rudy Giuliani, one of Donald Trump’s primary lawyers during the then-president’s failed efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, must now answer to professional ethics charges, the latest career slap after law license suspensions in New York and the District of Columbia.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker defended his party's record on fighting crime, one day after a voter revolt in California unseated a progressive prosecutor.
Geza Gyuk, director of astronomy at Adler Planetarium, shares his takeaways from Tuesday's House hearing on UFOs, the first of its kind in over half a century.
Grand jurors have been selected and impaneled in Fulton County. They're tasked with deciding if former President Donald Trump and others broke the law by pressuring Georgia officials to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
A new batch of startling evidence shows the deep involvement of some House Republicans in former President Donald Trump’s desperate attempt to stay in power.
President Joe Biden settled for much less in the package despite warnings that the government was running out of money to keep pace with the continued spread of COVID-19 in the U.S.
Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney say they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic nomination to the Supreme Court, giving President Joe Biden’s nominee a new burst of bipartisan energy as she seeks to become the first Black woman on the high court.
The MORE Act, which faces strong headwinds in the Senate, would legalize marijuana nationwide, provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and more.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and Sen. Dick Durbin testified in front of a Senate judicial committee Tuesday, asking for federal assistance in preventing carjackings in Chicago.
Thursday marks 15 years since Barack Obama announced his presidential campaign in front of 17,000 people at the Old State Capital lawn in Springfield, Illinois.
Former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday directly rebutted Donald Trump's false claims that Pence somehow could have overturned the results of the 2020 election, saying that the former president was simply "wrong."