Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Crusader Staff Report Kim Foxx on Monday, December 7, was sworn in for her second term as Cook County State’s Attorney after winning re-election during a tough campaign year. Foxx took the oath at her office in the Loop. The brief ceremony was streamlined live on Facebook. After being sworn in,...
By Craig Wall, ABC7 News Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was sworn in for her second term Monday, and immediately traded barbs with Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police. Foxx took a shot with the Chicago police union as she laid out her top legislative priority. "I think in the wake of...
Chicago’s Deval Patrick in running for U.S. Attorney General Crusader Staff Report Three Blacks are among seven women who will serve in the upper ranks of President-elect Joe Biden’s communications team, becoming the first White House team in history to have an all-female staff who will speak on behalf of the...
Crusader Staff Report Indiana Attorney General Cur­tis Hill has been ordered to pay more than $19,000 after he was accused of groping a state lawmak­er and three women during a par­ty in 2018. The order, issued November 20 by the Indiana Supreme Court, directs Hill to pay a total of $19,068.54. To...
Historic bond of veteran House speaker tested by ComEd bribery scandal By Erick Johnson For decades, Black lawmakers in the Illinois House have supported veteran House Speaker Michael Madigan on his bills and legislative agendas. Few lawmakers—Black or white—have dared to oppose Madigan or cross the “Madigan Machine” that has had...
President-elect is reportedly concerned that probes would further divide country Crusader Staff Report A new report says President-elect Joe Biden does not want to investigate President Donald Trump when he leaves office out of concerns that it will further divide the country. Citing interviews with five anonymous sources familiar with the...
By Shelby Bremer, NBC Rep. Lauren Underwood, a freshman Democrat, defeated Republican challenger Jim Oberweis to win a second term in Illinois' 14th Congressional District, NBC News projects. "I am honored to be reelected to represent Illinois' beautiful 14th District in Congress. This was a tough race under some very difficult...
Crusader Staff Report Blacks across the country are celebrating President-elect Biden’s victory and the historic achievement of Kamala Harris as the first woman to be elected as U.S. vice president. As a Howard University graduate, Harris’s ascension has boosted pride and renewed interest in HBCU schools and the Black Alpha Kappa...
Congressman Pete Visclosky announced the following closure schedule for his offices in Merrillville and Washington, D.C. Due to Congressman Visclosky’s impending departure from the House of Representatives, his Merrillville and Washington, D.C., offices will cease to be able to respond to general inquiries after November 13, 2020. This action is consistent...
Trump files lawsuits to stop counting of ballots in presidential race By Erick Johnson After an evening of gloom, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden moved closer to victory after flipping several key swing states in a dramatic comeback that gave the former vice president numerous paths to defeating President Donald Trump...