Part 1 of a debate between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker.
More info on Part 1 of debate in the race for Illinois governor
The rivers run through it, and Jon Tester wants them protected for Montana
As the state’s population booms and its politics shift, proposed federal legislation would safeguard hundreds of miles of iconic waterways.
No, Trumpism Isn’t Over. Look at What Just Happened in Arizona
In Arizona this weekend, public censures against GOP members said plenty about how hard it is going to be for critics to exorcise Donald Trump from the party.
Larry King, the king of talk show hosts
With his swept-back dark hair, the jacketless King would sit at his desk with its prop antique microphone and do what he felt he did best: “draw people out in an interview.” ...
Kamala Harris' Roe v. Wade post draws Tennessee governor’s response: ‘Abortion isn’t healthcare’
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee spoke out last week after Vice President Kamala Harris issued a statement to mark the 48th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision ...
The Illinois National Guard’s latest mission: Help vaccinate Cook County from COVID-19
No one questions the troops’ ability to bolster the massive operation’s efficiency or pace, but there have been debates nationwide concerning whether uniformed soldiers would fuel baseless conspiracy ...
Biden has North Dakota energy officials pondering the future
The inauguration of Joe Biden as president has many who care about energy in North Dakota wondering what his administration will tackle first as it seeks to bring about a cleaner environment.
Virginia lawmakers vote to remove statue of segregationist
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A panel of Virginia legislators advanced a bill Friday to remove a statue of Harry F. Byrd Sr., a staunch segregationist, from the state Capitol grounds. The decision to ...
Patch Readers: Now that indoor dining is allowed again, do you...
Now that indoor dining is allowed again, do you feel comfortable dining indoors? What are some things you'd like to see restaurants implement, so you feel safer? Accountability. In one word, that is ...
Biden swears in nearly 1,000 federal appointees and staff
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office Wednesday. Follow along with live updates on their administration.
Unusable Invitations, Soldiers in Hotel Rooms: Washington’s Deflated Inaugural
The capital region likely suffered a major financial hit from a crowd-less inauguration. That and more in this week’s Washington Wire.
The Latest: Germany’s virus death toll hits over 50,000
More than 50,000 people have died after contracting the coronavirus in Germany, a number that has risen swiftly over recent weeks even as infection figures are finally beginning to fall.
Jaime Harrison formally elected as DNC party chairman
The Democratic National Committee has formally elected Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chair, signifying an early alignment between President Joe Biden and state party leaders around the country.