“This guy, Bill Cassidy, just lied to my face,” Jimmy Kimmel said. “We can’t let him do this to our children and our senior citizens and our veterans or to any of us.""I am politicizing my son’s health problems because I have to.”
Michael Madigan said there were two things that really mattered to him as House speaker. The first was maintaining the Democratic Party’s majority in the Illinois House of Representatives. The second was his daughter, Lisa Madigan’s, political career.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration may build “tiny homes” on vacant city lots to give homeless Chicagoans an “independent” alternative to “dangerous” shelters, aldermen were told Tuesday.Anthony Simpkins, managing deputy commissioner of the Housing Bureau of the city’s Department of Planning and Development, disclosed the feel-good pilot program.
Some retailers have seen their beverage sales decline by around 47 percent, according to numbers released to Can the Tax Coalition from the county's retailers. The coalition, which receives funding from the American Beverage Association, teamed up with stores from the Illinois Food Retailers Association.
Democracy is based on the power of the people choosing their leaders in a secret ballot. Yet in the United States Constitution there is no federal right to vote. Voting rights are determined by the states. And in the states we witness a fierce struggle between those who seek to...