When 17 people were killed by a teenager with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s day, a renewed national debate on gun control laws erupted. Many gun control advocates began pushing anew for a complete ban on assault-style rifles and also large capacity magazines, since these are the items that have been used in most of the mass murders in the United States in recent years.
Rauner has chosen to plunder the state for his own private interest and those of his cronies.
Rauner is falling in with the strategy we have seen from Sam Brownback in Kansas, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and Rick Snyder in Michigan
The Supreme Court could decide as early as Tuesday whether to hear a challenge to Highland Park, Illinois' municipal assault weapons ban.
Strategists fear Trump could badly lose a general election campaign, dragging a lot of Republican Senate candidates down with him.
A local newspaper lashed out at Kirk's extreme rhetoric on the Iran deal, calling him the love child of Michele Bachmann and Ted Cruz.
Over the weekend, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner assailed state legislators who accept campaign contributions from public employee unions for being guilty of a "conflict of interest." As is usually the case with any Republican, Rauner is guilty of psychological projection as well as gross hypocrisy.
Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner's approval rating is just 36.5 percent, according to a Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll.
Every U.S. state and the District of Columbia, saw their unemployment rate drop from 2013 to 2014.
Because Republicans depend on "the widespread ignorance of objective reality," their fascist threat to democracy is only succeeding due to the abundance of ignorance and gross stupidity of America's uneducated citizenry. Subsequently, Republicans are building on their success and slashing education funding at a record pace to produce an entire population of stupid conservative voters.
On Monday, a day after he told Fox News he had "no second thoughts" about his decision to forcibly quarantine a nurse who had just returned from West Africa, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reversed course and announced that he was allowing Kaci Hickox to return to her home in Maine.
Illinois Republicans are stooping particularly low with their support for a candidate who admitted she was registered to vote in two states and voted in both states during the 2008 and 2012 election cycles.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was absolutely outraged that a bipartisan election commission in Illinois simplified the voting process that he claimed is "shocking," and a "major obstacle for the GOP's gubernatorial candidates."
God really does NOT want you drinking Starbucks! It's that "holiness" or "sanctification" thingie. Just don't ask Barton which verse it is
They claim to defend religious liberty but they need to read the Pledge of Allegiance with its vow of "liberty and justice for ALL"
Internet TV show host Stan Solomon indulges in fantasies of a cross-dressing, feminist-dominated Barack Obama
Today's edition of 'We're not gonna take it anymore' features a desperate attempt by Romney's to conflate a 2011 Joe Biden statement as the President's position on today's Chicago teachers' strike.
Tea Party hero Joe Walsh told a diner full of old white folks that Sandra Fluke needs to get a job, equating healthcare with'entitlement
Illinois GOP voters go to the polls today to choose from ideologically amorphous bore Mitt Romney, stubborn fungus Newt Gingrich and political punchline Rick Santorum.