Word on the Street: Wondering about JB Pritzker’s tax rates, Bruce...

Last week area GOP legislators gathered to slam Democrat JB Pritzker for his failure to explain what's in his tax plan. Pritzker has talked a lot about that tax plan,...

Trump Tweets That FBI And Department Of Justice Will Look Into...

President Donald Trump tweeted early on Thursday that the FBI and Department of Justice would review the handling of the Jussie Smollett case in Chicago, calling it "outrageous" and...

GOP ramps up election-season warning of ‘toxic’ Dem tactics

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning that recent statements and actions by Democrats and liberal writers and protesters are "only Phase One of the meltdown." McConnell's comments Thursday on...

White House Says It Has ‘Broad Discretion’ On Press Access

President Donald Trump's administration contends it has "broad discretion" to regulate press access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets...

LETTER: Republican equals greater economy

While Democratic candidates Leslie Cockburn and Tim Kaine profess their advocacy for so-called "safety net" programs, they are, at the same time, strong proponents for growing the power of...

Campaign to eliminate race hate targets the classroom

SCHOOLS and colleges are the new frontline in the fight to eradicate racism from Scottish society. Thousands of teachers and lecturers will gather in Glasgow today to discuss how education...

After SNL Mocks His War Injury, Texas Congressional Candidate Dan Crenshaw...

After a joke on Saturday Night Live poked fun at his war injury, Texas congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw responded Sunday that he hopes the show "recognizes that vets don't...

Trump Optimistic Despite Haze Around China Trade

President Donald Trump is expressing optimism that China will to push forward with a cease fire on trade as tensions between Washington and Beijing escalates. Trump tweeted early Wednesday that...

Media, Gun Control Activists Misfire In Attack On GOP Men In...

"What's the deal with the pearls?" That was the question heard at the New Hampshire statehouse Tuesday when a handful of Republican men showed up for a hearing on a...

Venezuela Official: US In Talks To Improve Frosty Relations

The top U.S. envoy in Caracas has been meeting with officials of President Nicolas Maduro's government to try to ease heightened tensions, despite the two countries having cut ties,...

Supreme Court nominee gets thumbs up from Tri-State area Trump supporters

With confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh expected to begin this week we asked nearly two dozen area residents who voted for President Donald Trump their...

The rising tide is red, not blue

A blue wave of winning Democrats seems unlikely in November. Sure, the media are predicting the opposite and their view has some basis in fact. This blue-wave belief is based...