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Donald Trump rolls in South Carolina, Jeb Bush pulls out of race

The state was his first test of whether his expensive, sophisticated get-out-the-vote operation could overtake Trump in a Southern state, where the electorate is tailor-made...

Union: Rauner 'superstar' recruit penned 'clownish' budget presentation

Arduin, Laffer & Moore or Donna Arduin.” According to .... The contribution came from the Illinois Opportunity Project, co-founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate and...

Mailer accuses Rep. Ken Dunkin of trying to hide 'very disturbing' criminal record

The contribution came from the Illinois Opportunity Project, co-founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate and conservative radio host Dan Proft, in a primary race with...

Oxford's savage upper-crust boys wreak havoc in 'Posh'

Wade set her play in 2010, just as the “posh,” Oxford-educated David Cameron became prime minister of Great Britain, leading the Conservative party back to...

Air Force One landed in Springfield; Obama speaking to Illinois General Assembly

Then-Sen. Barack Obama is shown arriving at the Old State Capitol to announce his candidacy for president. Obama will return to Springfield next month to...

Sweet: Sanders, Trump triumph; electability not a factor

The contribution came from the Illinois Opportunity Project, co-founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate and conservative radio host Dan Proft, in a primary race with...

Illinois on course to be $6.2 billion more in debt in 2016

The staggering contribution came from the coffers of the Illinois Opportunity Project, cofounded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate and conservative radio host Dan Proft, in...

Sweet: Cruz control — Donald Trumped in Iowa; Clinton can't beat Sanders

Quoting a psalm, “weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning,” Cruz said Iowa proclaimed, “morning is coming.” Clinton, with all...

Sunday Letters: Immigration crackdown hurts families, nation

In response to the “Disappointed Citizens” reader feedback from RaeAnne Norlock regarding Gov. Bruce Rauner holding students education hostage, I think this is somewhat akin...

Illinois mega donor Uihlein backing Cruz

According to Lynn Sweet's Sept. 8 column (“Influential money man”), mega donor Richard Uihlein is a “free market, small government crusader.” Friend and beneficiary Dan...

Brown: Rauner endorses recall bill; 'very disappointed' in Rahm

Homicide rates climbed in 2015, with the deaths of 7-year Amari Brown and 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee making national headlines. The city's credit rating kept plunging,...

Steinberg: Have a Boswell New Year

He was always making resolutions to be a new man, and that new man was Johnson, or Hume, or Adam Smith. .... Too gross an...

Opinion: GOP road to White House goes through Pennsylvania

Ronald Reagan successfully melded conservative appeals with positive messages to create coalitions of voters that had similar aspirations if not identical views. It's still the...

Medical marijuana's big business lures ex-law enforcers

After Trump and the senators from Texas and Florida, in Illinois it's former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 7 percent; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and...

Rob Scuderi, Michal Rozsival back together 12 years later

He's a conservative, stay-at-home defensive-minded defenseman. Rozsival's a skilled .... The Hawks chased Arizona starter Anders Lindback by scoring three goals — all on the...

Gov. Rauner considers moving staffers to Bilandic building

Relocating to the Bilandic building is among the options being explored, but no decisions have been made,” Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly said in an emailed...

Illinois could tap $4B worth of special funds in budget mess

For example, one of the funds helps counties pay the salaries of state's attorneys; Williamson County in southern Illinois filed a lawsuit Friday seeking its...

Sweet: Donald Trump tops new Illinois poll

Salt Lake TribuneThe billionaire real estate tycoon and reality show star, the national front-runner, polls first in Cook County, the collar counties of Lake, DuPage,...

Jonathan Toews, Blackhawks wary of upstart Oilers

Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin (72) beats Oilers goalie Anders Nilsson for a second-period goal in the Hawks' 4-3 overtime victory on Nov. ... And Rob...

Alshon Jeffery jump ball incompletion: 'That one's on me'

Some teams might have been more conservative and made getting a closer field-goal attempt their primary objective. The Bears went for it — they just...

Bears Beat video: Another home loss

Some teams might have been more conservative and made getting a closer field-goal attempt their primary objective. The Bears went for it — they just...

Zach Miller's catch was the first third-quarter touchdown for the Bears this ...

Some teams might have been more conservative and made getting a closer field-goal attempt their primary objective. The Bears went for it — they just...

Bears' Pernell McPhee inactive for Redskins game

Some teams might have been more conservative and made getting a closer field-goal attempt their primary objective. The Bears went for it — they just...

Sweet: Trump's anti-Muslim ban is a fantasy

“Singling out any faith community for the actions of extremists is not conservative, it is hostile to our founding, it would never pass Congress and...

Washington HS Local School Council calls for Tuesday vote on keeping principal

Judge Diane Gordon Cannon noted the contradicting testimony, prompting Williams to say he'd stick with saying he was cuffed after the encounter with Evans. Evans,...

Kentucky off and running behind former Marian Catholic guard Tyler Ulis

On defense, their challenge-everything approach led to a total neutralization of Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram, the Blue Devils' two top scorers. Allen missed all...

Report: Kane accuser not cooperating with prosecutors

Maybe Rick Morrissey is the one who is tone deaf, not the Blackhawks ["Were Blackhawks tone deaf with ceremony honoring Patrick Kane?"]. He states that...

Hillary Clinton plans 3 fundraisers in Chicago on Monday

Ricketts, a Cubs board member who is the CEO of the conservative Ending Spending super PAC, was the co-national finance chair for Wisconsin Gov. Scott...

Autopsy finds Bogan High School football player died of head trauma

A 17-year-old Bogan High School football player who was injured on the final play of Bogan's game Thursday night against Chicago Vocational at Amos Alonzo...

Fantasy football: Lions WR Calvin Johnson just getting started after torching ...

His 19 targets in that span equal those of Mike Wallace. On Sunday, he had ... DETROIT – When it comes to the Bears' conservative...

Ban on gay leaders lifted, Center on Halsted seeks Cub Scout pack

But that assurance has not satisfied some conservative church leaders. “In recent years I have seen a definite cooling on the part of Baptist churches...

Pope appeals to Congress, tells US nuns 'I love you'

In calling for action on the climate and to combat poverty, he took care to insist he was not anti-business, as some conservatives have suggested.

Faithful in Chicago gather to watch Pope Francis address Congress

Top tip: Watch for U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to help celebrate Education Sunday Mass this weekend at St. Sabina Catholic Church as guest...

Sweet: Cellphone video sparks sex probe of Chicago air marshals

He, a moderate, from the conservative wing of his party. And she, a two-term member of Congress, from former Urban League president Andrea ... Napoleon...

Editorial: Death penalty doesn't belong in a doubtful case

On their way out, Miller and Roberts passed David Ermold and David Moore, 17 years a couple. “Denied again,” Roberts whispered in Moore's ear. ...

Sweet: LaHood paints over Schock's red office

Darin LaHood is seen as more conservative than his father. “He had his ... “We have been in touch with the adult probation department to...

Leukemia survivor meets her bone-marrow donor in Maywood

GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump, who has insulted Carly Fiorina, blasted Megyn Kelly, and pummeled Hillary Clinton, once got dissed by actress Candice Bergen. The...

Holy Cross Hospital to get Level 1 trauma center on South Side

GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump, who has insulted Carly Fiorina, blasted Megyn Kelly, and pummeled Hillary Clinton, once got dissed by actress Candice Bergen. The...

Sneed: Toast Sinatra to mark Ol' Blue Eyes' 100th

“Like the Field Museum, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Adler Planetarium, the Lucas Museum will be another iconic part of Chicago's Museum Campus, a cultural...

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls his mother 'my great source of inspiration'

She was on stage with him at the Democratic National Convention in 1988 when Jackson was a contender in Democratic presidential primary but lost to...

Stanton R. Cook, former Tribune Co. CEO, dead at 90

Uihlein drew the first significant attention to himself outside of conservative circles when he personally donated $2.6 million to Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2014 run for...

Horror movie master Wes Craven dead at 76

Though he earned a master's degree in philosophy and writing from John Hopkins University and briefly taught as a college professor in Pennsylvania and New...

PGA cancels Grand Slam at Donald Trump course

“Arne called and said: 'Let's do it,' ” said Pfleger, who will also be accompanied by Duncan's basketball buddy, Ariel Investments guru John Rogers. Pfleger...

Scott Walker says building wall on Canada border worth reviewing

Cabinet minister Tony Clement tweeted that at least 30 shots were heard inside Parliament, where Conservative and Liberal MPs were holding their weekly caucus meetings.

Carol Marin: Mark Kirk has formidable strengths in Senate race

He, a moderate, from the conservative wing of his party. And she, a two-term member of Congress, from former Urban .... Sneed has learned Cook...

Laura Washington: No predicting the strange trip of a presidential race

Trump says he “loves” women, but Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly outed him as a misogynist in the Aug. 6 Republican debate. That gave Fiorina...

Trump says he'll release policy specifics soon

The network announced shortly after that Trump would be appearing on two of its shows Tuesday, including a lengthy interview with Sean Hannity. “As far...

FBI investigating security of Clinton emails: report

Politically conservative TV talkie William Kelly, who will be a featured speaker at the Illinois Libertarian Convention on Friday, is exploring a U.S. Senate bid...

Sneed: Blago to appeal remaining convictions

Politically conservative TV talkie William Kelly, who will be a featured speaker at the Illinois Libertarian Convention on Friday, is exploring a U.S. Senate bid...

Opinion: GOP's unruly mob takes on Dems' regimented army

Donald Trump's incendiary statements on immigration appealed to voters tired of being told that Arizona's attempt to enforce federal immigration laws was bad and San...