Sunday, March 18, 2018
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Political News Headlines

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired two days short of retirement - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
Fired less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who had risen to serve as second-in-command at the bureau.

Ivanka Trump to visit Iowa Monday to discuss workforce and infrastructure - Sat, 17 Mar 2018
WAUKEE, Iowa – Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump will make a stop in Iowa on March 19 with Gov. Kim Reynolds. Trump, who is both the daughter and an assistant to the President, will tour the Waukee Innovation and Learning Center to learn about the Waukee School District’s experiential learning program in which students work directly with local businesses. The trip is part of a larger effort to promote the Trump administration’s plan, which includes measures that aim to improve workforce […]

Watch: A piping hot “Breakfast with…” RI County Chairman Doug House after GMQC - Thu, 01 Mar 2018
The Illinois Primary is Tuesday, March 20, and Good Morning Quad Cities will talk with local leaders from both the Republican and Democratic side before the election.

Illinois Governor Rauner responds to critics on how his administration is handling the state’s veteran’s home Legionaries Disease epidemic - Thu, 15 Mar 2018
 Since 2015, 13 people have died of the disease. Just last month, four new cases have been reported.

Watch: RI County Sheriff Gerry Bustos discusses re-election bid on GMQC - Wed, 14 Mar 2018
Ahead of next week's Illinois primary, Rock Island County Sheriff Gerry Bustos sat down with WQAD's Angie Sharp to discuss his bid for re-election.

Local republican: Illinois gubernatorial primary getting too personal - Tue, 13 Mar 2018
Illinois Republicans are in the midst of trying to keep the Governor's Mansion red, but members are trying to decide who to vote for, for Governor.

Iowa Senate leader Bill Dix resigns after video shows him kissing lobbyist for municipalities - Mon, 12 Mar 2018
Photos and video appear to show Iowa's Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix kissing a statehouse lobbyist for municipality groups in a Des Moines bar on March 1.

Trump getting a parade but tanks won’t roll down Pennsylvania avenue - Mon, 12 Mar 2018
The parade route will run from the White House to the Capitol.

Gov. Rauner says he wants to ban the sale of bump stocks - Fri, 09 Mar 2018
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner made a stop at the new Kone tower Friday, March 9 in the city's downtown.

Illinois lieutenant gubernatorial candidate ‘dubious’ of Amtrak project - Fri, 09 Mar 2018
Rauner and other state leaders will have to decide whether to spend the $52 million they need to complete the project.

Leading Iowa Republicans stand in opposition to Trump’s tariffs plans - Fri, 09 Mar 2018
The delegation is worried retaliatory tariffs would hit the agricultural sector particularly hard.

Trump announces stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by warnings - Thu, 08 Mar 2018
The president has said the tariffs are needed to reinforce lagging American steel and aluminum industries and protect national security.