The nonprofit Safer Foundation provides assistance to citizens returning from incarceration. Much of its work is made possible thanks to the Second Chance Act, which was championed by longtime U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis and passed in 2008 with bipartisan support.
President Joe Biden issued a disaster declaration for Cook County. It comes more than a month after nearly 9 inches of rain flooded parts of Chicago, with the West Side hit particularly hard.
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis was first elected to represent the district in 1996 and recently secured the endorsement of President Joe Biden. He’s highlighted the work he’s done in Congress to bring home resources for his constituents, but faced criticism by Kina Collins and some of her backers for missed votes and a lengthy tenure.
In the Republican race for governor in Illinois, Darren Bailey, a farmer endorsed by former President Donald Trump, wants to end the state’s right to abortion except for instances in which the mother’s life is in danger. He doesn’t support exceptions for rape or incest. His opponent, Richard Irvin, has said he would allow abortions in instances of rape, incest or when the mother’s life is at risk.
The House voted late Tuesday to keep the government funded, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid, setting up a high-stakes showdown with Republicans who oppose the package despite the risk of triggering a fiscal crisis.
Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell told House investigators Tuesday he could feel himself losing oxygen as he was crushed by rioters — supporters of then-President Donald Trump — as he was defending the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Plus: Local Congress members talk stimulus bill on ‘Chicago Tonight’
As the latest federal pandemic relief package makes its way to President Joe Biden’s desk, Americans may be wondering when the benefits will reach them. The $1.9 trillion known as the “American Rescue Plan” is massive. Here’s you need to know.
Plus: Congress members react to impeachment trial on ‘Chicago Tonight’
Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial opened Tuesday with graphic video showing the former president whipping up a rally crowd to march to the Capitol and “fight like hell” against his reelection defeat, followed by images of the deadly attack on Congress that came soon after.
For members of Illinois’ congressional delegation, Wednesday was an unprecedented — and for some, scary — experience.
U.S. Reps. Danny Davis, Brad Schneider and Rodney Davis talk about the president’s visit to Kenosha and the next round of coronavirus relief from Congress.
U.S. Reps. Danny Davis and Jesus “Chuy" Garcia weigh in on the U.S. Postal Service, the stimulus plan and the Democratic National Convention as part of our special coverage of the virtual gathering.
U.S. Reps. Danny Davis and Sean Casten join us to discuss the latest headlines out of Washington D.C., including the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report and the 2020 census.
Unemployment rates for African-American males in Chicago are nearly three times higher than the national average, according to data released Monday by U.S. Rep. Danny Davis.
Republican lawmakers help President Donald Trump in his first whirlwind week in office. Democratic Congress members join us with their reactions.
“Our country is at a serious crossroads, and I believe that we can go forward or we can go backwards.” Learn more about this candidate.
The latest in our 2016 election forums focuses on the 7th Congressional District contest pitting longtime incumbent Danny Davis against Iraq War veteran Thomas Day.