2 min ago | Chicago Tribune
As the fracking regulatory bill sailed through committee Tuesday, both positive and negative opinions were on display at the Illinois State Capitol.
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FEMA has dispatched members of its Disaster Survivors Assistance Teams to Will County this week in an effort to make sure flood-affected residents and business owners know federal help is available.
3 hrs ago | NBC Chicago
There's not a big market for gubernatorial memoirs. Few governors are known outside their own states, and once they leave office, most voters want to forget about them.
6 hrs ago | WBNS
A plan to expand Medicaid coverage for low-income adults without children squeaked through an Illinois House committee Tuesday despite scrutiny over a last-minute amendment that would give more flexibility to mental health institutions.
10 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx is introduced by President Barack Obama as the nominee for Secretary of Transportation at the White House on April 29, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Anthony Foxx's confirmation hearing will be streamed live at C-SPAN.org. It is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, who has been nominated by President ... (more)
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The popular impression is that President Barack Obama's Internal Revenue Service harassed only tea party and patriot-like groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Illinois State Police say five people were killed and six others injured when a van in which they were riding left a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times.
The threat of a filibuster over two presidential appointees has revived the on-again, off-again talk of changing the rules to prevent Senate Republicans from blocking President Obama's Cabinet-level nominees.
Officials at two hospitals say they're treating nearly 60 patients, including more than a dozen children, after a massive tornado hit suburban Oklahoma City.
Penny Pritzker, President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Commerce Department , is getting more heat from the left than from the right, as a prominent hotel workers union plans to protest her nomination this week.
Governor Pat Quinn yesterday asked the federal government to add 16 Illinois counties to a recent federal disaster declaration for 11 counties hit by widespread flooding in mid-April. More than 800 homes were damaged by the flood in mid-April in those 16 counties.
The U.S. Senate has OK'd the Marketplace Fairness Act, and President Barack Obama has said he supports it.
Former acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steven Miller was rolling along pretty good on Friday, bravely facing down his inquisitors from the House Ways and Means Committee .