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  • Illinois' Congress members go on 70 foreign trips in 2 years

    CHICAGO – A newspaper analysis has found Illinois' 20 members of Congress have gone on 70 foreign trips and went to 44 countries in the past two years ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Ben Carson: Pyramids in Egypt built by Biblical figure Joseph

    MIAMI – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Thursday stood by his belief that Egypt's great pyramids were built by the Biblical figure Jos ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Hillary Clinton wants to make gun control a voting issue

    CORALVILLE, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton says she wants to make gun control an issue voters think about when they cast ballots on Election Day.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Obama administration defends troubled health care co-ops

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration defended the health care law's struggling insurance co-ops Tuesday, suggesting to Congress that cutbacks demande ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Frustrated Republicans agree on push for debate changes

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidates have agreed on a series of demands to give them greater control of debates, as the GOP's frustrated 20 ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • GOP suspends partnership with NBC News for February debate

    NEW YORK – Still annoyed by CNBC's handling of this week's presidential debate, the Republican National Committee said Friday that it was suspending i ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 1:38 pm
  • House GOP, eager to mend wounds, elects Paul Ryan as new speaker

    WASHINGTON – Republicans rallied behind Rep. Paul Ryan to elect him the House's 54th speaker on Thursday as a splintered GOP turned to the youthful bu ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Rubio downplays Bush rivalry, aims at Clinton after debate

    MIAMI – Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio refused to criticize his rival Jeb Bush during a flurry of television interviews Thursday follow ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 8:45 am
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