Sunday - November 18, 2018
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Political News Headlines

Judge: White House must return CNN’s Jim Acosta’s credential - Fri, 16 Nov 2018
A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, saying Acosta suffered "irreparable harm" from the decision to bar him.

Illinois lawmakers consider raising age limit to buy tobacco products - Thu, 15 Nov 2018
The measure passed both chambers in the spring, but Rauner vetoed it.

Madigan supports Pritzker efforts on marijuana, income tax - Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he supports Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker's plans to legalize recreational marijuana and create a graduated income tax.

Rock Island County Democratic party chairman steps down - Mon, 12 Nov 2018
The chairman for the Rock Island Democratic party has decided to step down.

‘SNL’ brings on congressman-elect to get apology from Pete Davidson - Sun, 11 Nov 2018
A week after "Saturday Night Live" comedian Pete Davidson was criticized for mocking the appearance of Dan Crenshaw, the NBC variety show brought the congressman-elect on to receive an apology in person.

Pritzker election opens door for legal weed - Fri, 09 Nov 2018
Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker said he wants to legalize marijuana for recreational use soon after taking office.

New Iowa election audit matches totals at local precinct - Thu, 08 Nov 2018
"We're checking the machine, really, against the paper ballot," said Mark Sokolik. "That should come out the same."

White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump - Thu, 08 Nov 2018
His exchanges with CNN's Acosta and NBC News' Peter Alexander turned bitterly personal.

Illinois Midterm voter turnout highest ‘since 1990’ - Thu, 08 Nov 2018
Matt Dietrich with the Illinois State Board of Elections says you have to go back decades to see that kind of turnout in a midterm election.

Watch: J.B. Pritzker answers 8 questions about his plans as Illinois governor - Wed, 07 Nov 2018
CHICAGO, Illinois — One day after J.B. Pritzker was voted in as governor of Illinois, News 8’s Ryan Jenkins sat down with him for a one-on-one interview. The following is that interview transcribed: It all happened so fast last night, the polls were just starting to close down and then Governor Rauner calls and concedes. Were you at all surprised by that? “You know, I was a little surprised at how fast it went but I know that we ran […]

Jeff Sessions out as attorney general - Wed, 07 Nov 2018
President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, effectively firing him.

Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over name change - Wed, 07 Nov 2018
The Girl Scouts said in the complaint filed in Manhattan federal court Tuesday that the Boy Scouts do not have the right to use "scouts" or "scouting."