New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves City Hall Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Fort Lee, N.J. Christie traveled to Fort Lee to apologize in person to Mayor Mark Sokolich. Moving quickly to contain a widening political scandal, Christie fired one of his top aides Thursday and apologized repeatedl…
INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett kept multiple campaign databases on Department of Education servers and ordered his staff to dissect a speech by his Democratic opponent for inaccuracies last fall in apparent violations of Indiana election and ethics laws, documents o…
CHICAGO | Residents in this swath of sprawling Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs have brimmed with loyalty to Jesse Jackson Jr. over the past 17 years, giving him an enthusiastic majority each election — even after questionable links to ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, reports of an extramarital aff…
TAMPA, Fla. | Seizing the Republican National Convention spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan promised Wednesday night Mitt Romney "will not duck the tough issues" if he wins the White House this fall and their party will move forcefully to solve the nation's economic woes.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks Wednesday at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis.
TAMPA, Fla. | Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention scripted to propel him into a close race for the White House in tough economic times.
Serena Williams celebrates with the trophy after defeating Agnieszka Radwanska to win the women's final match Saturday at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is casting Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class in a new, multi-pronged effort that seeks to undermine the central rationale for his Republican rival's candidacy: his business credentials.
Where's the demand?
GETTYSBURG, Pa. | Bowing to the inevitable after an improbably resilient run for the White House, Rick Santorum quit the presidential race on Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.
Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago? Yes it can, says actress Scarlett Johansson, even if it's one designer tote bag at a time.
Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago?
INDIANAPOLIS | Candidates for local offices would be required to submit a financial disclosure form upon declaring their candidacy under legislation approved 48-0 by the Republican-controlled Indiana Senate on Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Expenses incurred during the House Democrats' 34-day walkout were paid for in part by labor organizations, campaign finance records show.
It's hard to imagine anyone or any organization more critical than we've been of Illinois' ill-advised, premature and audacious increase in the state income tax.
VALPARAISO | Despite dwindling donations for many charities during the holidays, Christmas for the Elderly has broken through the half-million-dollar mark in its 23-year-old campaign.
If you believe federal prosecutors, Rod Blagojevich in December 2008 was in a race against time to fatten his campaign coffers.
VALPARAISO | When creating Christmas cards, Kalie Kasl, 8, of Valparaiso, believes the most important part of the design is to add "lots of color."
PORTAGE | When Arthur and Iva Ruth first married, they were living in Dolton and swapping cereal stories.
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