After a bipartisan push, the White House will allow U.S. Attorney John Lausch to remain in office until a successor is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, instead of stepping down by Feb. 28 as initially requested by the Biden administration.
Former state senator and gubernatorial candidate Sam McCann of Plainview pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges that allege he illegall…
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed the controversial criminal justice reform bill Monday the Legislative Black Caucus ushered through the General Assembly last month.
It was worth the rigors of the trial to establish that a bipartisan 57-43 majority of the Senate agrees that Trump is guilty of inciting an insurrection.
Gregory W. Lewis, the man accused of trying to kill a Decatur police officer, appeared in court and looked surprised that a preliminary hearing in his case wasn’t ready to go ahead.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting challenges to his leadership on the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday as state lawmakers threatened to strip him of the power to issue emergency orders and federal investigators scrutinized his administration's handling of nursing home data.
A Democratic congressman accused Donald Trump in a federal lawsuit on Tuesday of inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
The Constitution rightly requires a supermajority for conviction in an impeachment trial; but the overwhelming case against Trump should have easily produced that margin.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Republican Party unanimously approved a resolution Monday to censure Sen. Richard Burr over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump during Trump’s second impeachment trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Republican senators spent an hour talking strategy with lawyers for the accused. The entire Senate served as jurors even though they were also targets of the crime. No witnesses were called. And the outcome was never in doubt.
Seven Republicans voted to convict former President Trump in his Senate trial, easily the largest number to ever vote to find a president of their own party guilty at impeachment proceedings.
In a whirlwind defense, Donald Trump's impeachment attorneys aired a litany of grievances Friday, arguing the former president bore no responsibility for the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol while accusing Democrats of “hatred” and “hypocrisy.”
Attorneys for Donald Trump wrapped up their defense in his impeachment trial, arguing he didn’t incite the Jan. 6 rally crowd to riot at the U.S. Capitol.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When Ben Sasse heard that GOP activists in Nebraska were primed to censure him for insufficiently supporting Donald Trump, the Republican senator didn't try to talk them out it. Instead, he punched first.
Carla Barnes continues to break milestones in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court.
A Kenosha County Circuit Court judge Thursday denied prosecutors' motions to increase the bond for Kyle Rittenhouse.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For 90 tense minutes, members of the Senate relived the horror.
House Democrats opened their first day of arguments in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with searing footage of the U.S. Capitol riot as they painted Trump as an “inciter in chief” who systematically riled up his supporters and falsely convinced them the election had been stolen, culminating in the deadly attack.
Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, showing gripping scenes of how close the rioters were to the country’s leaders.
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle from Illinois are asking President Joe Biden to slow down his effort to oust sitting federal prosecutors in here.
Donald Trump will stand trial for impeachment after the Senate rejected arguments from the former president's lawyers that the chamber cannot move forward because he is no longer in office.
U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, one of 10 House Republicans who voted last month to impeach former President Donald Trump, urged members of his party in the U.S. Senate to vote to convict.
Senators in Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial have deemed it constitutional and agreed to consider the case, even as most Republicans voted against proceeding.