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First White House Briefing Given To A Packed House

Posted: 01/22/2009 - It was standing-room today as roughly 150 journalists packed the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room for White House press secretary Robert Gibbs' first news briefing. It began nine minutes late.

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Layoffs Spike, Housing Tumbles; Outlook Worsens

Updated: 01/22/2009 - If Americans need any more proof the economy is growing weaker, they need to look no further than the government's latest jobless and home construction numbers.

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Senate Passes Wage Discrimination Bill

Posted: 01/22/2009 - The Senate has passed wage discrimination legislation reversing a Supreme Court decision that made it more difficult for workers to file claims after discovering they get paid less than their colleagues.

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Blagojevich Lawyer: I'm In The Dark On Impeachment

Posted: 01/22/2009 - Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's lead criminal lawyer says he's being left out of decisions on responding to the impeachment trial that could throw the governor out of office.

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Corruption Rampant In Illinois New Reform Panel Told

Posted: 01/22/2009 - Emotional warnings that corruption is rampant across Illinois politics filled the air as Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn's new reform commission launched its crusade against a culture of payoffs, patronage and entrenched power.

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Clinton Arrives, Greets Employees, At State

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has kicked off her new position as chief diplomat by introducing herself to State Department diplomats and employees.

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Rally To Mark Roe v. Wade Anniversary

Posted: 01/22/2009 - Abortion opponents are preparing for a rally on the National Mall before marching to the Supreme Court to mark the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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US Searched Suspected Arms-Smuggling Ship

Posted: 01/22/2009 - U.S. defense officials say the military intercepted and searched an Iranian-owned ship that officials feared was carrying arms to Hamas. It's unclear whether those suspicions were founded.

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NIU Proton Cancer Financing In Danger

Posted: 01/22/2009 - Officials for a planned proton cancer therapy center in Chicago's western suburbs say the shaky economy has endangered chances of completing the $160 million project by a state-imposed deadline.

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Traffic Drops at Chicago Airports

Posted: 01/22/2009 - A new Federal Aviation Administration report shows traffic at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has fallen to its lowest level in at least 15 years.

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