You can find family businesses in any number of walks of life – third generation doctors, plumbers, lawyers, architects, accountants – you name it. Not surprisingly, the same could be said for politics. Former Congressman Tim Johnson is the product of a family political tradition reaching from his grandparents to his own grown children.
North Korea successfully detonated a miniaturized nuclear device at a northeastern test site Tuesday, state media said, defying U.N. Security Council orders to shut down atomic activity or face more sanctions and international isolation.
Homer Village Board members have rejected a contract to provide treated water and sewer services for the purpose of setting up a coal mine.
The director of the St. John’s Catholic Newman Center at the University of Illinois is reacting to Pope Benedict the 16th’s resignation with the same shock as others in the faith.
Republican Congressman Rodney Davis of Taylorville maintains he did nothing wrong by not cooperating with the Office of Congressional Ethics about campaign finance violations allegedly committed by a fellow Congressman.
Cardinal Francis George says Pope Benedict XVI's decision to resign at the end of the month shows "great courage.''
There are many roads to a political career, but for some people, it is a family affair.
Nearly a month after a straw poll kept talks going, the Homer Village Board is expected to vote Monday on a coal mining company’s request for treated water.
A congressman from northeastern Indiana is sponsoring a bill that would allow people who legally carry a concealed weapon in their home state to do the same in other states that allow concealed weapons.
Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. has pleaded guilty to misusing campaign money, according to several Chicago news reports.