Politics

J.B. Pritzker (WBBM Newsradio); Donald Trump (USA Today Sports)
December 13, 2018 - 8:43 pm
Visiting governors-elect from across the U.S. also met with Cabinet members as part of a broader White House outreach effort to local officials.
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 13, 2018 - 9:18 am
President Donald Trump is contending he "never directed" longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law. Trump's tweet Thursday comes a day after Cohen was sentenced to prison for crimes including arranging hush money payments to conceal Trump's alleged affairs.
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AP Photo/Julio Cortez
December 12, 2018 - 11:16 am
Michael Cohen, who as President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and fixer once vowed he would "take a bullet" for his boss, was sentenced Wednesday to three in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to two women that he says was done at the direction of Trump.
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Chicago City Hall
Craig Dellimore
December 10, 2018 - 4:49 pm
Members of the City Council Progressive Caucus are pushing for an ordinance that tightens requirements for Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, districts. Tax growth collected from the districts typically helps developers with projects meant to help blighted areas.
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