Michael Madigan has been speaker of the Illinois House for so long, there are voters today with no memory of anything else.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan said Monday he would suspend his campaign for a 19th term in the leadership post amid fading support from fellow Democrats.
"The House Democratic Caucus can work to find someone, other than me, to get 60 votes for Speaker," Michael Madigan said Monday.
Israel has postponed the next hearing in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial because of a tightened coronavirus lockdown that began Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler on Thursday conceded to Democrat Raphael Warnock in one of two Georgia Senate runoffs that will give control of the U.S. Senate to Democrats.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Statehouse was largely evacuated on Wednesday as hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump gathered peacefully outside the building and violence broke out in the nation's Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Beaten 14th District candidate to contest result in Congress
President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to rescue personal and political allies, including a 2016 campaign official ensnared in the R…
The flurry of activity caps off a tumultuous post-election saga in Wisconsin that has now concluded.
The largest vaccination campaign in U.S. history is now underway, an effort to start beating back the pandemic that has infected at least 850,000 and killed over 14,000 people in Illinois since the start of the pandemic.
The judge on Thursday ordered the appointment of another prosecutor in Mark McCloskey's gun case.
A U.S. government advisory panel has endorsed Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, in a major step toward an epic vaccination campaign that could finally conquer the outbreak. Here's the latest.
There’s plenty of noise but no cause for confusion as President Donald Trump vents about how the election turned out and vows to subvert it even still.
President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee raised $207.5 million since the November election, his campaign said in an emailed statement Thursday.
Coronavirus has affected every walk of life and for those campaigning in Georgia, it's making day to day canvassing difficult. Other challenges are emerging besides the pandemic. Experts weigh in on the wider dynamics of the campaign and what will ultimately be the key to victory.
Lady Gaga has a sweet treat in store for her little (cookie) monsters.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday. In two months, he'll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high unemployment and a reckoning on racial injustice.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign is withdrawing a central part of its lawsuit seeking to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania, where Democrat Joe Biden beat Trump to capture the state and help win the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has promised legal action in the coming days as he refused to concede his loss to Democrat Joe Biden, making an aggressive pitch for donors to help finance any court fight.
President Donald Trump is not conceding to President-elect Joe Biden, promising unspecified legal challenges seeking to overturn the outcome of the election. Read Trump's full statement here.
Democrat Joe Biden overtook President Donald Trump in the vote count in Pennsylvania and Georgia on Friday morning.
With just a few states left to determine the presidency, Trump lawyers sued to halt vote counts. One more state win could hand Biden the White House. Get a complete briefing on all key developments today.