4 min ago | Black Enterprise
How do you reduce gun violence in a city like Chicago? You allow some people to legally carry concealed firearms in public.
4 hrs ago | American Reporter
AURORA, Colo., July 30, 2008 -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain brought his trademark humor and down-home charm to Colorado for the second time in a week today, seeking to shore up support in this "battleground state." The Arizona Senator continued to gain ground on his Democratic rival, Illinois Senator Barack Obama, but ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
President Barack Obama signs a bill Friday designating the Congressional Gold Medal commemorating the lives of the four young girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing of 1963.
12 hrs ago | Broadcasting & Cable
Former top Senate Communications Subcommittee aide Danny Sepulveda has been nominated by President Obama to the rank of ambassador.
When Glenview resident Laura Fine ended a 14-year career as a political science professor, she ended up in the classroom again getting schooled in Illinois lawmaking.
In January 2009, President Barack Obama signed three executive orders on detention policy, including one directing Guantanamo Bay's closure.
Zachary Fardon , a Latham & Watkins partner who chairs its Chicago litigation department, was nominated Thursday to serve as the Northern District of Illinois U.S. attorney.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly voted today to keep college within reach for Illinois students by voting against H.R.1911, also known as the Smarter Solutions for Students Act.
President Barack Obama wants to roll back some of the most controversial aspects of the U.S. "war on terror," but efforts to alter the global fight against Islamist militants will face the usual hurdle at home: staunch opposition from Republicans in Congress.
Boy, it sure makes a primary or election contest easier when your opponent pulls out, don't you think? Barack Obama has been managing to do that since he won the Democratic nomination for state senator in Illinois in 1996, and it helps explain the IRS harassment of conservatives and Tea Party groups since 2010.
Chicago is an ethnically diverse city and I can prove it with a book. The title of the book is "The Chicago Area Ethnic Handbook: A Guide To The Cultures and Traditions of our Region's Diverse Communities by Jeryl Levin and Cynthia Linton." In 1997, the Illinois Ethnic Coalition , published the first edition of The Ethnic Handbook: A Guide to the ... (more)
Greater than the risk of being accused of criminality in the three scandals now gripping the Obama administration is the peril that the president's substantive agenda is being hopelessly knocked off track.
President Barack Obama is outlining a narrowing terror threat that still imperils the nation but is now defined by smaller networks and homegrown extremists rather than the grandiose plots of al-Qaida. Speaking at the National Defense University today, Obama argued that changing threats require changes to the nation's counterterrorism policies.
I hope everyone who reads my column understands that whatever economic recovery Americans have experienced in the last five years is entirely due to the Democratic elected officials in Congress and the various states.
Members of Boy Scouts of America's National Council voted to end a policy that bars openly gay boys from becoming Scouts Thursday, according to Associated Press reports.
President Obama talked at length about detainee policy today but don't expect Mumia to be freed anytime soon.