Politics

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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John Kelly
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
December 08, 2018 - 2:20 pm
President Donald Trump said Saturday that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by year's end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control of the House.
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France yellow vest demonstrations
December 08, 2018 - 12:44 pm
The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against the government in a movement that has grown more violent by the week.
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