Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Taking Air Force One To CubaIllinois Democrat one of only four lawmakers invited to ride with President Obama.
Next Illinois Government Holiday Could Be Obama's BirthdayThe proposal says Aug. 4 would be considered a ``legal holiday'' in which state government offices, schools and businesses can close.
President Obama Plans Speech in Springfield, Ill.Gov. Rauner says he'll welcome February 10 visit to state capitol.
Obama Takes Credit For Auto Industry Comeback During Visit To DetroitIf not for his bailout, "GM and Chrysler would not exists today," the president said.
Federal Government to Aid in Debris Removal from FloodsPresident Barack Obama has approved the Governor’s request for a federal emergency declaration to speed debris removal and relieve the strain of response and recovery costs in the St. Louis region.
President Obama Commutes Sentences of 2 Area MenWhite House says 95 non-violent drug offenders will be set free next spring.
Family Members Accept Yogi Berra's Medal Of FreedomSt. Louis native who served in World War II & had Hall of Fame baseball career with Yankees died in September
UMSL Professor Concerned About Changes to 2016 Presidential DebatesDave Robertson says changes could open up the debates to independent millionaires who want equal time.
White Sox Fan Obama Rooting For CubsPresident says in e-mail, "They're due. They've got great young players, and I'm a Maddon fan."
Senators Seek Prison Time Reduction For Some OffendersBi-partisan compromise reached on criminal justice system reforms
Candidates Cruz, Santorum Pay Visit To St. LouisTexas Senator & former Pennsylvania Senator are running for Republican presidential nomination in 2016
President Obama Launches Personal Twitter AccountFirst message sent Monday was, "Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account."