September 23, 2014

Chicago Mayor Wants Illinois To Reform Drug Laws

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday asked state legislators to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a misdemeanor in Illinois and possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana a ticketable offense.


September 23, 2014

IL Treasurer Hopefuls Look To Boost Office’s Image

The two candidates who want to be Illinois' next treasurer have different ideas for improving the image of the office, which has been tarnished by a sexual harassment suit and questions of whether taxpayer dollars were used in mixing state and political business.


President Barack Obama speaks about the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria before heading to the United Nations

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

September 23, 2014

Obama: US-Arab Strikes Show Unity Against Militants

President Barack Obama says the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria "makes it clear to the world this is not America's fight alone.''


Ann Callis campaigns in Bloomington.

(Charlie Schlenker/WGLT)

September 22, 2014

Callis Fights Back On Residency Question

Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District.  At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’


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