Text of the famous 1884 Memorial Day speech by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., the Boston-born Civil War veteran who served on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady announced his resignation Tuesday in a letter to the state party's central committee.
The Illinois House today approved a far-reaching pension reform plan pushed by Speaker Michael Madigan that is headed for an uncertain fate in the Senate.
Late Wednesday afternoon, the Illinois Senate debated and passed SB 1739 by a vote of 32 to 20.
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has opted to bypass a run for the Republican Illinois governor nomination.
The real question is why anyone would want the job and, if they got it, whether they could do much with it.
The top Republican in the Illinois House won't say how he would vote on a measure that would allow same-sex couples to marry.
The Iron Lady, who ruled Great Britain for 11 remarkable years, died Monday morning of a stroke.
Every GOP senator will receive a stipend for extra work on top of a $68,000 salary.
Aaron Schock had some harsh words for his fellow Republicans who are also interested in becoming governor.
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