Political

(Gary, IN) -- The fire at the FAA facility in Aurora, Illinois last week is now affecting the travel plans of President Obama. The President will be in Chicago today to give a speech at Northwestern University and to attend a fundraiser for Governor Pat Quinn. Since the events...
(Plains, GA) -- Former President Jimmy Carter is 90-years-old today. He's not the oldest living president, but he does hold the record for the longest alive following his term as chief executive. Carter served from 1977 until 1981 and has become revered worldwide for his...
(Undated) -- Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson calls ISIS "a clear and present danger" to Americans. Senator Johnson says the U.S. should have kept troops in Iraq, and thinks that could've stopped ISIS from strengthening. He blames President Obama's administration for not keeping...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama's spokesman insists the President has the highest degree of confidence in the U.S. intelligence community. White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that Obama is not blaming American intelligence agencies for underestimating the early...
(Kabul) -- Afghanistan and the United States are agreeing to a security pact that will allow American troops to remain in the country past the end of the year. The signed agreement comes one day after Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani was inaugurated. Under the deal,...
(Hong Kong) -- Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong are under a tighter deadline than the one they gave the Chinese government. Hong Kong's chief executive told them to stop their campaign "immediately." The order came after demonstrators gave the government a Wednesday...
(Undated) -- Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger says the Free Syrian Army is disappointed with President Obama. Kinzinger says the U.S. waited too long to act in Syria. He points out the airstrikes against ISIS have slowed their momentum, but more needs to be done in order to...
(Washington, DC) -- Visitors to the nation's capital are reacting after news that the White House fence-jumper got much further into the Executive Mansion than first thought. Australian tourists Kerry and Bill Volkers are shocked to hear about the extent of the breach. The "...
(Columbus, OH) -- Early voting in Ohio is being delayed. On Monday, just hours before the polls were set to open, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked a lower court's ruling that expanded statewide early voting days and times. The 5-to-4 ruling eliminated the "Golden Week" when people...