The Republican Jewish Coalition is calling for the resignation of seven Democratic members of Congress whom it claims are "connected" to controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan . The group describes him as a "known anti-Semite." Farrakhan has routinely spoke disparagingly about Jews
James Thomas Hodgkinson, the 66-year-old home inspector from Bellville, Illinois, who was killed Wednesday after firing on Republican congressmen practicing for a charity baseball event, appears to have channeled a lifetime of family trauma and personal failure into political rage. He vented for
The first edition of Mark Schlabach's? 2017 Way-Too-Early Top 25 is out. How are those teams doing on the recruiting trail? Here's our look: 1. Alabama 2017 class ranking: 1 Who they have: The Crimson Tide have the top-ranked recruiting class in the country, and for good reason. With commitments
A long and violent year in Chicago ended with a record number of shootings and the most homicides in two decades, police say. The Windy City saw 3,550 shooting incidents and 762 murders last year, a grim total that works out to an average of more than two murders and nearly 10 shootings every
Two juveniles are in custody and are considered suspects in the fatal shooting of U.S. Rep Danny Davis' 15-year-old grandson in Chicago Friday night over a pair of gym shoes, police said Saturday. "The detectives are continuing their interrogations and charges are expected," Chicago Police
The teen was fatally shot in his home on Chicago's South Side, police said.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the embattled Democrat from Illinois who has been on medical leave from Capitol Hill for months undergoing treatment for bipolar disorder, resigned from the House of Representatives Wednesday. Aides to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said they had received a letter of
ABC's Chris Bury reports: In Chicago, one of America’s most segregated cities, the racial divides that in 1983 helped elect the city’s first black mayor, Harold Washington, appear far more muted in this election. The latest Chicago Tribune poll, out...
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