The last time an Illinois governor interfered with pay for members of the General Assembly, House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton sued and won. That was in the summer of 2013, when then-Gov. Pat Quinn suspended all pay for lawmakers until they delivered him a pension reform bill to sign. Show More Summary
When cruelty and ignorance meet … Tuesday night, U.S. Senator John McCain, decided to take in a Diamondbacks game. During the game, a foul-ball was hit toward him. McCain, 78, failed to come down with the catch.
A bold, but ultimately futile effort by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) at the ballpark Tuesday night. During a Jimmy Rollins at bat, the 78-year-old senator found himself under a routine foul ball behind home plate. Despite his best efforts,...Show More Summary
A foul ball in Tuesday's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the L.A. Dodgers bounced into the stands, hitting Arizona Republican Senator John McCain.
I'll say one thing: John McCain gave it a whirl, guys. The 78-year-old Arizona senator did what he could when a Jimmy Rollins foul ball bounced off a wall at Chase Field on Tuesday night and began falling directly toward his head. Despite...Show More Summary
First things first, let’s be fair about this: Republican Senator from Arizona and former presidential candidate John McCain can’t (...)
U.S. Senator John McCain had a chance at a foul ball in the seventh inning on Tuesday night at the Diamondbacks game, but when this Jimmy Rollins pop up came McCain's way after a bounce... well, McCain didn't exactly haul it in. .embed-container...Show More Summary
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton on Tuesday proposed legislation aimed at providing pension funding relief for the Chicago Public Schools, while meeting Governor Bruce Rauner's call for a local property tax freeze. The bill,Show More Summary
Chief justice John Roberts “violated his oath” when he backed Obamacare in a crucial supreme court decision last week, the Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said on Tuesday. The Texas senator, who has vowed to “repeal every word of Obamacare” if elected, said he was personally disappointed...
Meghan McCain, the daughter of Senator John McCain, and herself blogger and columnist, is a supporter of marriage equality. A lot of people who follow her, however, do not. This week, she’s posted some pretty strong support of the Supreme Court ruling, and strongly advised Republicans and conservatives to get on board. Show More Summary
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has introduced legislation to extend expiring sanctions on Iran for another 10 years, andurged Secretary of State John Kerry to suspend negotiations if the country’s leaders keep making unacceptable demands....Show More Summary
In a letter sent Wednesday, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) applauded Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune
US Senator John McCain is blowing a gasket over America's inability to find a suitable substitution for Russia's RD-180 engines, accusing his Republican fellows of playing into Moscow's hands, US journalist Tim Mak notes.
Washington's two most eligible lobbyists are off the market for another year. Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott and former Senator John Breaux, who co-chair the public policy practice at Squire Patton Boggs, have signed a one-year extension with the firm. Their contract was set to expire this month.
(John Hinderaker) This morning I was on Bill Bennett’s radio show, talking about the trade promotion authority bill that squeaked through the Senate yesterday. Our starting point was this post, in which I urged Republican senators to vote against cloture on the bill. Show More Summary
John C. Calhoun was Congressman, Senator, Vice President (to Andrew Jackson), Secretary of State, Secretary of War and, in a harder to quantify way, the Mayor of the South for a long period preceding his death in 1850. His was the most...Show More Summary
A bipartisan coalition of Senate and House lawmakers have sent a letter to Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts seeking a live audio feed of their rulings on same-sex marriage and Obamacare. Via Roll Call: The signatories of a new bicameral letter to Roberts include Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Show More Summary
Please. No more GOP complaints about President Obama making Constitutional power grabs. RHINOs (Republicans in Name Only) led by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) just gave the President; 1. Tacit approval...Show More Summary
US Senators Ben Cardin and John Cornyn proposed legislation to create an inter-governmental agency position for coordinating responses to hostage crises, the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations announced in a press release.
The people of Ukraine need US weaponry and energy resources, US Senator John Barrasso told Sputnik after his weekend visit to the country.