Federal

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
February 12, 2019 - 8:09 pm
The national debt is the total of the annual budget deficits. The Congressional Budget Office forecasts that the deficit will keep rising, top $1 trillion annually beginning in 2022 and never drop below $1 trillion through 2029.
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Florence Cannon/WBBM Newsradio
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/Seth Wenig
August 21, 2018 - 3:51 pm
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer" pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election.
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DACA Dreamers
Lauren Petracca/The Greenville News via USA TODAY NETWORK
April 24, 2018 - 9:58 pm
U.S. District Judge John D. Bates in Washington wrote that the decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, "was unlawful and must be set aside."
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