Month: May 2018

Trump pardon of Dinesh D’Souza rights a wrong

President Trump raised eyebrows Thursday with an unorthodox use of his pardon power, letting filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza off the hook for campaign finance violations and suggesting reprieves for two more celebrity convicts: former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Bla…

Republicans pressured on discharge petition for Dreamers

House Republicans may be back home on vacation this week, but they are still facing pressure to join the rebellion against their party leaders and sign onto the petition drive to have Congress vote on granting citizenship rights to illegal immigrant “D…

The Latest: Illinois Legislature adjourns its spring session

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The Illinois General Assembly has adjourned its spring session. The House lowered the gavel following departing comments from its Republican and Democ…