There's a lot riding on the immigration reform proposals now before Congress, and not just for immigrants.
Smoking compromise is bad for Hoosiers
If they were Laurel and Hardy, the Republicans and Democrats could look at each other and say, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten us into."
If you believe federal prosecutors, Rod Blagojevich in December 2008 was in a race against time to fatten his campaign coffers.
Indiana's congressional delegation has turned redder than a vintage Bob Knight sweater.
CHICAGO | First lady Michelle Obama returned to the campaign trail Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years, raising money for an Illinois Democrat locked in a close race for the U.S. Senate seat once held by her husband, President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON | Democrats struggling to hold onto their congressional seats — or just make it to Washington — are getting backup, a cash infusion and a dash of star power from a political spouse who's making a highly anticipated return to the campaign trail: first lady Michelle Obama.
In two of the last three gubernatorial elections in Illinois, voters disregarded federal corruption investigations and elected governors who later would be convicted in federal court.
SAN FRANCISCO | California has a long history of defying conventional wisdom on the issue of marijuana, including its embrace of the drug in the 1960s and its landmark medical pot law 14 years ago. So it may not be all that surprising that a November ballot measure to legalize the drug has c…
WASHINGTON | Their control of the House in peril, Democrats are scratching to survive in races all across the country. Disgruntled voters, a sluggish economy and vanishing enthusiasm for President Barack Obama have put 75 seats or more — the vast majority held by Democrats — at risk of chang…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will call on Congress to pass new tax breaks that would allow businesses to write off 100 percent of their new capital investments through 2011, the latest in a series of proposals the White House is rolling out in hopes of showing action on the econo…
CHICAGO | Illinois voters likely will vote twice on Election Day to fill President Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat, and his replacement, Sen. Roland Burris, indicated Monday he wants a shot at the ballot.
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