The introduction of the bills by both congressional chambers recognizes the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the start of Women’s History Month.
Videos posted to twitter show parents surrounding an old bin on fire as kids chucked masks into the flames. Photos of Democrat lawmakers were also reportedly burned in the protest deemed "burn the mask."
A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting and elections bill to counter efforts to restrict voting access.
Sharon Gustafson, the first woman to serve as General Counsel to the EEOC, noted that her removal was highly irregular and that never before has a General Counsel been removed for "being appointed by the wrong political party."
Senators worked through the night on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill and have approved the package with a 50-49 vote. The bill is on track to pass in the House next week.
In an unexpected show of support Friday night, Donald Trump endorsed three Republican officials running for public office.
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Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin have struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly has been elected Chair of the Democratic Party of Illinois.
The U.S. House is abruptly finishing its work for the week given the threat of violence at the Capitol by a militia group seeking to storm the building, as happened in a deadly siege Jan. 6.
President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed Wednesday to tighten the upper income limits at which people could qualify for stimulus checks, a Democratic official said.
House Democrats are poised to pass a sweeping elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a powerful counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses.
FBI Director Christopher Wray bluntly labeled the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorism” Tuesday and warned of a rapidly growing threat of homegrown violent extremism.
Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger has responded to Donald Trump after the former president urged voters to defeat all Republicans who supported his second impeachment.
YouTube removed videos from Rudy Giuliani’s account after he posted content that suggested election fraud as well as “content facilitating the use of nicotine,” a spokesperson said Monday.
Former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party Pat Brady weighs in on his takeaways and observations from CPAC 2021.
"I acknowledge some of the things I have said have been misinterpreted as an unwanted flirtation. To the extent anyone felt that way, I am truly sorry about that," said Cuomo.
Donald Trump’s return to the public eye comes at a time in which the Republican Party is still searching for its identity in the post-Trump era.
Illinois Rep. Michael Madigan resigned in the third week of February. His first replacement lasted in the job just three days. A second replacement was named on Feb. 25. Under current Illinois law, taxpayers will pay all three of them for working the full month.
Democratic county leaders in Illinois want an investigation of Republican state Rep. Chris Miller after he displayed a decal of an anti-government militia movement on his pickup truck parked at the U.S. Capitol during the deadly insurrection in January.