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  • 22 Senate Democrats seek deportation raid halt, break with Obama

    WASHINGTON – Twenty-two Democratic senators asked President Barack Obama on Friday to halt the recent round of federal deportation raids, highlighting ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves abating property taxes of deputy's widow

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board raised daily rates for the handful of private-pay beds at Valley Hi Nursing Home and abated its share of the prop ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Hillary Clinton faces challenge in Iowa caucus reminiscent of 2008

    WASHINGTON – Recall this 2008 storyline: Hillary Clinton enters the presidential campaign as the Democratic front-runner, runs into an inspirational c ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's response to Bernie Sanders has some Democrats worried

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders' electability. She's criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Donald Trump: Establishment 'warming up' to me

    LAS VEGAS – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Thursday the Republican establishment is "warming up" to his candidacy as he ramped up ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Bad Blood: Cruz-Bushes tension underscores deeper GOP divide

    AUSTIN, Texas – Ted Cruz once proudly wore a belt buckle borrowed from George H.W. Bush that said: "President of the United States."
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • U.S. announces plan for new visa rules for some Europeans

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration tightened restrictions on European and other travelers who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan in the last f ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Kerry: Some Iran sanctions relief likely to go to terrorists

    DAVOS, Switzerland – It's likely that some of the billions of dollars in sanctions relief granted to Iran under a landmark nuclear deal will go to gro ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • U.S. program aims to get immigrants into court to track cases

    LOS ANGELES – With tens of thousands of Central American immigrants arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last two years, federal authorities are ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • AP Conversation: John Kasich bets against voter anger

    BOW, N.H. – John Kasich isn't angry.And he's betting his presidential aspirations that voters aren't ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • Bruce Rauner supports John Cullerton's pension plan with union measure

    CHICAGO – Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he would support a top Democrat's proposal to tackle Illinois' pension crisis, as long as it ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:29 pm
  • Clinton TV ads hammer guns in New Hampshire, shy away in Iowa

    WASHINGTON – Broadcast TV viewers in New Hampshire should recognize Hillary Clinton's stance on gun control by now. One of every four political ads sh ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • U.S., coalition looks to boost propaganda war on ISIS

    PARIS – U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increa ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Ted Cruz at odds with climate change science

    NORTH CONWAY, N.H. – Ted Cruz is decidedly at odds with the scientific consensus that Earth is warming because of human activity.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Bernie Sanders' health plan would be more generous than Medicare

    WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his plan for a government-run health care system from cradle to grave is like Medic ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:17 am
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