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  • Clinton says she should have used official email

    UNITED NATIONS – Confronting a growing political furor, Hillary Rodham Clinton conceded Tuesday it was a mistake to exclusively use private email as s ...
    March 10, 2015 - 7:03 pm
  • AP sources: Obama library decision delayed by Emanuel race

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will hold off on announcing the location for his future presidential library until after Chicago’s runoff election ...
    March 9, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Illinois congressman defends $10K NYC trip with staff

    CHICAGO – An Illinois congressman again was forced to defend his travel and spending habits Monday after a report emerged that he spent more than $10, ...
    March 9, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • GOP warning to Iran: Any nuclear deal could expire when Obama leaves office

    WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day ...
    March 9, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren joins bipartisan group on community colleges

    The congressman whose district includes McHenry County College and six other community colleges has joined a bipartisan group aimed at promoting commu ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health ov ...
    March 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Clinton email investigation: House committee subpoenas messages in Benghazi probe

    WASHINGTON – A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who use ...
    March 4, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • High-stakes clash at high court over health law subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Insurance coverage for millions of people is riding on the latest politically charged Supreme Court clash over President Barack Obama’s h ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

    WASHINGTON – Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Depart ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimburses private plane expenses for football game

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill

    WASHINGTON – Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department wi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Supreme Court case threatens voter-approved independent redistricting

    WASHINGTON – In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politic ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Kerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM’s speech

    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional addre ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making

    WASHINGTON – For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Dems call GOP Homeland Security strategy a political blunder

    WASHINGTON – Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will h ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:48 pm
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