- Michigan governor seeks tougher lead limit for state, nation Updated: Apr-27-16 11:02 am
LANSING, Michigan - In proposing a tougher limit for lead in drinking water, Gov. Rick Snyder wants to lift Michigan from the depths of the Flint crisis to being a national model for lead monitoring that could help assess whether current rules are too lax.
- Durbin, Duckworth: Drugmakers, take back your addictive meds Updated: Apr-14-16 10:50 pm
CHICAGO - Two Illinois Democrats are calling on the pharmaceutical industry to help dispose of leftover medications that could feed addiction.
- Kirk tweets picture of Obama thank you for meeting Garland Updated: Apr-07-16 12:31 pm
CHICAGO - U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois has tweeted a photo of a note from President Barack Obama thanking him for meeting with Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland.
- Obama lauds Duckworth's service to veterans amid GOP attack Updated: Apr-06-16 10:19 am
CHICAGO - President Barack Obama has officially endorsed Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth for Senate, saying "few people fight as passionately for our veterans."
- Senate GOP strategy for dealing with Trump: Keep it local Updated: Apr-04-16 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON - For months Donald Trump has dominated the political scene like no other. But listen to endangered Senate Republicans as they campaign for re-election and you might not even know he exists.