Democrats want guest log at “Winter White House” - Mon, 27 Mar 2017
Trump has not yet published records or offered information about members of his club at Mar-a-Lago.
What the Trump team plans to accomplish this week - Mon, 27 Mar 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.– President Donald Trump stayed in Washington this weekend, spending time at his Washington golf course. It’s the 13th time Trump has hit the links since becoming president 66 days ago. Meantime, the president’s team is moving on after Congress failed to pass the Republican health care plan. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus says the Trump administration has new priorities. Priebus explained, “We’re moving on to tax reform. We’ve got the budget coming up.” He added that […]
Trump moves forward after Congress fails to pass Republican health care plan - Sat, 25 Mar 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.– President Donald Trump is doubling down on his statement that “Obamacare will explode.” But, he says Americans shouldn’t worry. ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for THE PEOPLE. Do not worry! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 25, 2017 The message was part of a tweet posted Saturday, March 25th. Trump says that after Obamacare explodes, a “great healthcare plan” will be pieced together. The comment comes after […]
Vote on Trumpcare cancelled in the U.S. House of Representatives - Fri, 24 Mar 2017
A final vote is still expected around 3 p.m. Central
Iowa Senate Republicans propose shortening early voting time - Fri, 24 Mar 2017
Iowa Senate Republicans have amended a voter identification bill to reduce the number of early voting days.
Trumpcare vote postponed as Republicans scramble for a majority - Thu, 23 Mar 2017
The law is viewed as the president’s first major legislative challenge.
Recreational marijuana legalization bill proposed in Illinois - Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Public smoking would remain illegal under the bill.
After dramatic day, GOP fails to reach health care deal - Thu, 23 Mar 2017
A frenzied 24 hours filled with hushed deliberations on Capitol Hill, senior-level meetings at the White House and back-to-back phone calls with the President came to an end Wednesday -- quietly and unceremoniously.
Slander allegation heats up Galesburg mayoral race - Wed, 22 Mar 2017
"I have never said things like that," said Galesburg mayoral candidate Walt McAllister. "I don't want to get into any kind of street fight."
Senate panel OKs bill banning local minimum wage increases - Wed, 22 Mar 2017
Workers in Johnson County, with a $10.10 minimum wage, would be forced to take a pay cut.
Ivanka Trump to get top security clearance and West Wing office - Tue, 21 Mar 2017
An official also confirmed Trump will receive government-provided communication devices
McCombie calls for budget progress instead of pursuit of political power - Mon, 20 Mar 2017
"So many are so worried about getting voted in next time, they're not willing to dive in there," said Illinois Rep. Tony McCombie.