The House is expected to vote Wednesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the federal government into October and bring to an end, for now at least, the bitter partisan battles that have led to one government shutdown and threatened to push the U.S. into defaulting on its bills.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says his criticism of President Obama is more nuanced than media reports about his new book, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, would have you believe.
A Springfield man wants to join the race for the 13th Congressional District.
Hundreds of same-sex marriage activists filled Indiana's House chamber Monday for a hearing on a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.
Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner stopped in Champaign on Friday, and clarified his stance on supporting an increase to the state’s minimum wage.
What New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday may have mattered less than how long he took to say it.
Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate will continue working in Connecticut until March 1, just before Illinois' primary election.
Gov. Pat Quinn won't say what he thinks should happen when an income tax increase is set to expire in January 2015.
The sometimes contentious and surprising audio from the appeal hearing of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is now online.
A group of retired Illinois teachers and administrators have filed a lawsuit seeking to have a new plan to reduce the state's $100 billion pension shortfall declared unconstitutional.