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The once esteemed speaker of the House has been exposed as a pedophile and convicted for bank fraud.

April 27 2016 7:46 PM

Protesters incensed by Trump's incendiary rhetoric — and frustrated by the media's passive response to it — are increasingly risking their safety. Is it hurting or helping the Donald's campaign?

April 13 2016 11:31 AM

"There can be no ambiguity," said federal prosecutors in court papers that for the first time revealed the former House speaker had molested boys in a case of "stunning hypocrisy."

April 09 2016 6:48 AM

HRC endorsed Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk over his progressive Democratic challenger, and many commentators and activists are astonished.

March 24 2016 2:33 PM

Clinton has won all five states that held Democratic primaries Tuesday.

March 15 2016 8:01 PM Updated

The two are accused of spray-painting Northwestern University's chapel with racist and antigay slurs, a swastika, images of penises, and the word "Trump."

March 14 2016 3:10 PM

Ryan McCarthy, a gay Chicagoan, was shocked by the violent reaction of a stranger when he sat down on a subway train Friday night. 

February 16 2016 2:47 PM
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