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  • Kirk explains critical comments about Iran deal

    CHICAGO – Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk says he allowed his anger to get the best of him as he criticized the multinational agreement designed to keep Iran ...
    July 18, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

    WASHINGTON – More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • White House seeks support at home and abroad for Iran deal

    WASHINGTON – At home and abroad, the White House courted support for a landmark nuclear deal with Iran on Thursday as congressional leaders in both pa ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Obama commutations include 2 Chicago men, 1 from Gary

    CHICAGO – Two Chicago men, including one serving a life sentence, and a Gary, Indiana man were among nearly four dozen nonviolent offenders whose pris ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Justice Dept.: Food companies risk prosecution for outbreaks

    WASHINGTON – Following a deadly listeria outbreak in ice cream, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face criminal and civ ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Scott Walker reminds voters of union wins as he enters 2016 presidential race

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker declared his candidacy for president on Monday, casting himself as a "fighter" who muscled through an aggr ...
    July 13, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Joint Chiefs nominee: Russia biggest threat to US security

    WASHINGTON – Russia poses the world's greatest threat to U.S. national security, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the military's Joint Chiefs ...
    July 9, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest

    SPRINGFIELD – The race to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has shaped up as a classic Republican primary, pitting the son of a longtime Illinois ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation

    VIENNA – In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:39 pm
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