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Joliet area legislators react to Rauner's budget address

However, as it stands, it would leave a $7 billion hole without matching revenue. "Working together - in a civil and honest manner - is the vehicle needed tha...


John McCain will oppose confirmation of Trump budget nominee Mick Mulvaney

Mulvaney's confirmation vote in the Senate is scheduled for Thursday. For federal agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Education Depar...


Two-Year-Old Chicago Boy Killed In Gang Hit, Cops Say

The 26-year-old man who died was a known gang member, he said. Lavontay White Jr. was shot in the head. Superintendent Eddie Johnson said paramedics were ...


McMahon confirmed as SBA leader

The two Democrats from CT who defeated Linda in her previous Senate campaigns both voted for her - Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy. The new leader of a fe...


Humana pulls out of Obamacare for 2018

The agency had planned to have only 50% of new applications for special enrollment periods to submit documents before their coverage begins. Humana made the an...


Two Bodies Found Where Girls Went Missing

All proceeds will go to the family of 13-year-olds Liberty German and Abigail Williams . Police did not initially suspect foul play due to the nature of th...


Fire Burns In Disneyland Parking Garage

Numerous cars caught on fire inside the vehicle park. Although the cause of the fire is under investigation, the Anaheim Police Department said that no foul p...


Designer Pamella Roland: "Betsy DeVos Is My Number-One Customer"

It's open to everyone!" and " Ms. Devos: "Our children are not props ". "Giving your money to senators and buying your way into the position ― you should be ...


Boston, New York bracing for one foot of snow

Winter storm warnings were now in effect for much of Washington, northern Idaho, western and northern Montana and western Wyoming, the National Weather Service...


Saturday forecast: Mostly cloudy, high near 61

The good news is no severe weather is expected. Saturday night - A 50 percent chance of snow. High tides: 8:20 a.m. and 8:36 p.m. With no snow on Thurs...


US Border Agents might want Social Media Passwords for Entry into US

The revelation was made to the House Homeland Security Committee yesterday, and isn't terribly surprising in light of the US government's increased interest in ...


More Than 50K Lose Power in Eastern Mass.

Travel is not recommended during the warning. "We live in New England". Those winds may blow the snow around, especially in the northern communities, resulting ...


Serial child rape suspect says he's not 'evil, disgusting person'

Falls District Judge Jan Vislosky arraigned William Charles Thomas, 58, of Falls, on 51 charges, including five counts of rape of a child, five counts of involu...


Gov. Wolf Proposes $2B In Spending Cuts To Balance Budget

Wolf leads to a better negotiating environment for this year's budget", said Rep. Jesse Topper, R-Bedford. "I'm offering a budget proposal that represents a r...


Trump official admits missteps in United States travel ban

He did say, however, that the administration was "looking at" additional vetting schemes for people entering the United States. "Now, Mr. Secretary, are we take...


Schwarzenegger Offers To Swap Jobs With President Trump

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Bright and early Friday, before tending to the affairs of the nation such as meeting with business lea...


Planned Parenthood Should Be Defunded

Furthermore, experts in the field claim there are not enough venues, including the federally qualified health centers Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has referre...


Human remains found near Alpine as search for Zuzu Verk continues

Officials have said it may take a couple days for any identification to be made. "We will continue to update as circumstances develop". Police on Saturday arr...


Businesses roll out coalition to support House GOP border tax

The idea also has early support from some big names in the business world. The idea is to stop subsidizing imports of products and materials into the United S...


Protests in Berkeley, Ca. over speech by Breitbart journalist turn violent

Labelled by mainstream media as a "political provocateur", Yiannopulos began touring US universities past year. "We deeply regret that the violence unleashed ...


Joe McKnight Shooter Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

Now, two months later, the man who admitted to shooting McKnight is facing a murder charge for pulling the trigger. When McKnight finally stopped, he got out of...


Senate committee forwards Pruitt EPA nomination

Environmental Protection Agency. Democrats boycotted the scheduled vote for a second day, which led Republican committee members to suspend rules requirin...


Betsy DeVos Facing Tight Confirmation Vote

Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME) declared that they would not vote for Betsy DeVos to become our next education secretary. If all other Republican...


White House Defends Holocaust Statement, Blasts Obama on Israel

The news cycle moves at a disconcertingly rapid pace, but here's why the controversy regarding President Trump's Holocaust remembrance statement still matte...


FedEx driver saves American flag from being torched, gets national support

That's when FedEx driver Matt Uhrin rushed onto the scene with a fire extinguisher to put out the flames. Police said two people were arrested at the rally ...


Ways Public School Teachers Are Uniting To Block Betsy DeVos Confirmation

Jeb Bush in 2008, counts school choice among its education reform agenda. The union has rallied more than 1 million people to reach out to lawmakers and registe...


Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect enters plea

In court on Monday, a judge read each count and asked after each one if Santiago understood. The indictment "includes five counts of 'violence at an worldwide...


Activists Protest Dade Mayor's Sanctuary City Policy Change

The mayor's order makes Miami-Dade one of the first victims of Trump's campaign to demolish sanctuary city policies, in part by threatening to cut federal grant...


No pay for state workers

In 2015 a St. Clair County judge ordered the IL comptroller to continue paying state employees after their unions filed a lawsuit arguing that cutting off wages...


Albright: 'I stand ready to register as Muslim'

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. It is anticipated the president will sign another executive order as soon as Thursday blocking visa...