Politics

In this March 26, 2019 photo, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., presides at a meeting directing the attorney general to transmit documents to the House of Representatives relating to the actions of former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee will ready subpoenas this week for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report. This, as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report’s release. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 01, 2019 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report's release. The Judiciary panel plans to vote on subpoenas...
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Voting
March 31, 2019 - 1:26 pm
A much-debated Hinsdale referendum would generate the money for capital improvements at Hinsdale South and Central, including new swimming pools at each. The request for funding has been couched in terms of preserving sports programs for students.
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Lori Lightfoot (WBBM Newsradio); Toni Preckwinkle (AP)
Craig Dellimore
March 31, 2019 - 10:01 am
Come April 2 -- Tuesday -- Chicago will have elected a new mayor. Will it be Toni Preckwinkle, a veteran of city and county government, or relative newcomer Lori Lightfoot?
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Sen. Dick Durbin speaks with reporters as DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin (l) and Cong. Bill Foster (center) look on. (Craig Dellimore/WBBM)
Craig Dellimore
March 29, 2019 - 4:28 pm
The Sterigenics facility that Gov. Pritzker shut down last month after initial speculation and community protests that it affected residents' health was confirmed to have elevated levels of cancer.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heaps scorn on Attorney General William Barr, saying his letter about special counsel Robert Mueller's report was "condescending," after Barr concluded there was no evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Pelosi also defended House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who faced calls Thursday from Republicans to resign over his comments that there was significant evidence the president and his associates conspired with Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 29, 2019 - 7:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for Robert Mueller's full report after learning the special counsel's findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration based on a four-page summary by his attorney...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Trump is traveling to Michigan to speak at a rally before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism. Speaking to reporters Thursday as he left the White House...
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