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Can middle-class candidate defeat millionaires in Illinois?
A former math professor who reported income of less than $35,000 last year is campaigning as a middle-class candidate in an Illinois governor's race that includes a couple millionaires and a billionaire
The Note: The shutdown crisis that shouldn’t be
The TAKE with Rick Klein This is quite the way to celebrate a year in office. As we move past midnight tonight, the Trump presidency turns one year old . It may also make history, with the government shutting down for the first time while Washington is under full control of the Republican Party .
Amy Robach Biography
Amy Robach was named News Anchor for ABC’s “Good Morning America” in March 2014. Since joining ABC News, Robach has traveled nationally and internationally to cover major news events. She reported from Brussels on the terrorist bombings in Belgium, Orlando, Florida on the mass shooting at Pulse
Disgraced Illinois Gov . Rod Blagojevich Appears in Court Via Video Link
In his first public appearance since checking into a Colorado federal prison in 2012, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich appeared via a video link before a federal court today, nearly eight years after being arrested on charges that made his name synonymous with government corruption. His 14-year
In Leaked Recordings, DNC Shown Controlling Donor Access
The release of a trove of “embarrassing” hacked internal emails and private voicemail recordings reveal not only the unseemly deal-making involved in recruiting high-dollar donations for political campaigns, but the role fundraising officials play in approving and denying access to President Obama
Jon Stewart’s Jokes on Politics’ Biggest Scandals and Moments Then and Now
Late night TV will miss its greatest and most trusted phony newsman. Jon Stewart became a must-see for political interviews over his 16-year career as host of Comedy Central’s " The Daily Show ." Every night, he poked fun at politicians and media pundits and the latest headlines, offering his
Richard Nixon and 5 Other Deceitful Politicians
Before President Nixon officially resigned 40 years ago tomorrow, he had assured Americans that they deserved to know whether their president was a crook. "Well," he told a Nov. 17, 1973, news conference, "I'm not a crook." With that, the beleaguered commander-in-chief painted himself into a corner
Reconstruction and Beyond: The 8 African-American Senators
The United States Senate has a long history of producing historic leaders, but has featured only eight African-American members. The following eight senators set a number of political and social milestones spanning the Reconstruction and beyond. Continue reading to learn more about their many
One Less Illinois Gov. in Prison
The state of Illinois will see one less governor behind bars today. Former governor George Ryan, 78, was released from federal prison after serving over five years for corruption. Ryan, a Republican, left a federal prison in Terre Haute, Ind., five months early qualifying the...
Apply Online to Work With Rahm Emanuel
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Is Urging Chicago Citizens to Apply Online to Be an Alderman