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A slew of statewide and county candidates filed petitions with the Illinois State Board of Elections and the Cook County clerk’s office on the first day of the week-long filing period to gain a spot on the March 19 primary ballot.
About 15,000 members of the media are expected at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Aug. 19-22.
Our conversation on the ‘At the Table’ show was pegged to the publication of Kinzinger’s memoir, ‘Renegade: Defending Democracy and Liberty in our Divided Country.’
Sen. Tim Scott, the Senate’s only Black Republican, announced his campaign in May but failed to build support in a race dominated by former President Donald Trump.
Pence becomes the first major candidate to leave a race that has been dominated by his former boss-turned-rival, Donald Trump.
The Florida governor takes a harder line than some of his Republican colleagues, who make a distinction between Palestinian citizens and Hamas militants.
Kennedy was running a long-shot primary bid and holds better favorability ratings among Republicans than Democrats. Trump backers immediately took aim at hiim.
The indictment comes weeks after the collapse of a plea deal that would have averted a criminal trial and weeks or months of distracting headlines for President Joe Biden.
DNC interim executive director Kaitlin Fahey said involvement of the city’s diverse neighborhoods, a focal point in Chicago’s bid to land the convention, will continue to be a priority.
Democrat Susanna Gibson, 40, a nurse practitioner and married mother of two young children, is running for the legislature in one of the state’s most competitive districts.
On Tuesday, state Democratic Party chairs get briefings on the 2024 convention and check out the hotels assigned to their delegations. Top donors are in the city Wednesday-Friday and will hear from the vice president.
Peter Navarro was found guilty of two misdemeanor counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with the panel looking into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump cannot sever their cases in Georgia election interference prosecution, a Fulton County Superior Court judge rules.
As former President Donald Trump leads the GOP pack heading into 2024 he faces four criminal cases. A lawsuit alleges he cannot run based on a clause prohibiting those who support insurrection from seeking higher office.
Daniel Leyden’s brother, Joseph Leyden, was also sentenced to six months in prison for his role in the rioting at the U.S. Capitol, court records show.
A judge in Fulton County allowed all related hearings and trials stemming from the investigation into efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election to be live streamed and televised.
Attorneys charged with former President Donald Trump in a Georgia election interference case could have a hard time arguing when they may have gone beyond advisory roles.
Donald Trump’s Twitter account was suspended by the company on Jan. 8, 2021, citing fears he would incite more violence following the deadly storming of the Capitol.
Eight of the leading Republican presidential hopefuls sparred in Milwaukee Wednesday in their first debate, sponsored by Fox News.
Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was the big winner, really helping herself with her toughness and willingness to deal pragmatically with otherwise intractable issues.
Stephen Lee, a 70-year-old Lutheran minister, was charged for his alleged involvement in a scheme to pressure an election worker in 2020. His bond was set at $75,000.
A court filing shows that a Mar-a-Lago technology worker gave prosecutors information that led to a revised indictment against Trump, his valet and a third staffer.
Here’s what you can expect from the GOP’s first debate — not including missing the star of the show, ex-President Donald Trump.