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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 .
Five months into President Barack Obama's second term, allies and former top aides worry that his overarching goal of economic opportunity has been diminished, partly drowned out by controversies seized upon by Republicans in an effort to weaken him.
The buzz of energy you might have felt in the air this morning wasn't another snowstorm.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
The technology industry and organized labor are locked in a fight that threatens to complicate the U.S. Senate's immigration bill.
A top House Republican blasted the Internal Revenue Service for "lying" to the American people at the first congressional hearing since the agency a week ago admitted stonewalling the tax-exempt applications of tea party groups.
Job seekers stand in line to meet with prospective employers at a career fair in New York City, October 24, 2012.
United States President Barack Obama is encouraging Congress to take up a media shield law that was abandoned at the start of his administration, but critics of the bill say it might make it even easier for journalists to be subpoenaed by the government.
The Illinois Senate on Friday voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical purposes, which if signed into law would make it the second-most-populous state in the nation after California to allow the drug's use for medical purposes.
A bipartisan group of House members announced a deal Thursday on sweeping immigration legislation, a breakthrough that could boost chances for one of President Barack Obama's top second-term priorities.
President Barack Obama on Thursday chose a White House budget official to lead the beleaguered Internal Revenue Service and vowed to ensure that the tax-collection agency will not single out any more groups based on their political beliefs.
House Democrats are speaking out against the vote today that would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act .