| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:57 PM
In the first month of open enrollment in insurance coverage created under President Barack Obama's health care law, just more than 106,000 Americans, including 1,370 in Illinois, were able to select insurance plans through state-based marketplaces,...
| Nov 13, 2013
— U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, in a follow-up to a dramatic House hearing last summer in which she accused a government contractor of "gaming" the system, plans to co-sponsor a bill Thursday to tighten the rules on who can receive veterans...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Tammy Duckworth, in a follow-up to a dramatic House hearing last summer in which she accused a government contractor of “gaming” the system, plans to co-sponsor a bill Thursday to tighten the rules on who can receive...
| Nov 9, 2013
People walk through crosswalks not looking right or left, especially at shopping centers. The saying "dead right" comes to mind.
Gov. Chris Christie may be an overbearing bully at times, but let's be kind to him. He is one of the few remaining...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Raymond Liu remembers President Barack Obama's promise that people would be able to keep their insurance if they liked it. He liked his, but he won't be able to keep it.
As Obama continues his campaign to win over Americans skeptical of the Affordable...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:07 PM
The Sunday morning guest list:
Philip Shenon, author of "A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination," talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. The panelists are Tom Johnson, former press secretary...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday the Postal Service had no choice but to ask for an emergency rate hike given the agency's dire finances.
One day after his cash-strapped agency proposed raising the first-class stamp price to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department audit found Wednesday that an investigation into last year's deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, was unbiased, countering claims from GOP members of Congress that it lacked independence....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter.
The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents, citing the agency's "precarious financial condition" and the uncertain...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- Two Florida lawmakers -- U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Vern Buchanan, R-Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key -- are among the 50 wealthiest members of Congress, according to the latest annual rankings released here by CQ Roll Call. ...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:36 PM
State Sen. Mimi Walters announced more endorsements this week in her campaign for the 45th Congressional District. The election is set for next June.
Walters, whose 37th District includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and portions of Huntington Beach and...