Politics

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker speaks after he is elected over Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner in Chicago. Pritzker and Lt. Gov.-elect Juliana Stratton will be sworn in Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 in Springfield, Ill. Other constitutional officers _ all Democrats _ also will be inaugurated. Democrats also hold majorities in the Illinois House and Senate. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh File)
January 14, 2019 - 12:41 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Billionaire J.B. Pritzker took the oath Monday as Illinois governor, giving Democrats nearly unprecedented power at the Statehouse after four years of divided government only worsened the economic woes of a state billions of dollars in debt. The 53-year-old heir to the...
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January 10, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Bundled against the cold, a few dozen federal workers held a rally and a march around Federal Plaza -- in the shadow of the buildings where they hope to return sooner rather than later.
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
January 09, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Trump asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at Wednesday's White House meeting whether she would agree to fund his wall. When she said "no," Schumer says, Trump got up and said, "Then we have nothing to discuss." Schumer says, "And he just walked out."
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January 08, 2019 - 8:29 pm
President Donald Trump made a televised plea for border wall funding Tuesday night, seeking an edge in the shutdown battle with congressional Democrats as he declared there is "a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul."
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WBBM Newsradio/Lisa Fielding
January 08, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced on Tuesday morning the addition of 200 more License Plate Readers, or LPRs, that are placed on top of police cars.
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