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Jan 11, 2021

Brees, Saints Pull Away Late for 21-9 Playoff Win Over Bears

Drew Brees completed 28 of 39 passes for 265 yards, connecting with Michael Thomas and Latavius Murray for touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Chicago Bears 21-9 in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.

Jan 11, 2021

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Jan 11, 2021

Madigan Suspends Campaign to Remain House Speaker

After a nearly interrupted 36-year reign as speaker of the Illinois House, state Rep. Michael Madigan is suspending his campaign for another term — but that doesn’t mean he’s giving up.

Jan 7, 2021

Bears Face Saints in Wild Card Matchup

Former Bears offensive lineman James “Big Cat” Williams previews the Bears matchup Sunday against the Saints.

Jan 7, 2021

‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Belmont Cragin

On the day that Illinois reached the unfortunate milestone of surpassing one million cases of the coronavirus, we go to one of the Chicago communities bearing the brunt of the pandemic. 

Jan 7, 2021

Painful Questions After Siege of Capitol by Pro-Trump Mob

The violent siege of the Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters forced painful new questions across government on Thursday — about his fitness to remain in office for two more weeks, the ability of the police to secure the complex and the future of the Republican Party in a post-Trump era. 

Jan 7, 2021

Capitol Police Rejected Offers of Federal Help to Quell Mob

There were signs for weeks that violence could strike on Jan. 6, when Congress convened for a joint session to finish counting the Electoral College votes that would confirm Democrat Joe Biden had won the presidential election.

Jan 7, 2021

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Jan 7, 2021

US Rep. Kinzinger Calls For Trump’s Removal By 25th Amendment

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a Republican representing Illinois’ 16th Congressional District, called Thursday morning for President Donald Trump to be removed immediately from office and replaced by Vice President Mike Pence.

Jan 6, 2021

Illinois Congress Members Share Their Experiences from the Capitol

For members of Illinois’ congressional delegation, Wednesday was an unprecedented —  and for some, scary — experience.

Jan 6, 2021

Rep. Kinzinger on Capitol Rioting: ‘A Sick, Disgusting Day in American Democracy’

“It’s a sick, disgusting day in American democracy and we’ll get through it and hopefully be stronger somehow for it,” U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger said of Wednesday’s storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters.

Jan 6, 2021

Security Experts Surprised by Protesters Ability to Storm US Capitol

“I was not surprised by the violence,” said Tom Mockaitis, a security and terrorism specialist. “I was surprised and appalled by how poorly prepared to defend the United States Capitol the security apparatus was.” 

Jan 6, 2021

Spotlight Politics: An Unprecedented Day of Violence on Capitol Hill

Riots break out in Washington, D.C. by pro-Trump supporters as Congress prepared to count electoral votes. Our politics team takes on that story and more in this week’s roundtable.

Jan 6, 2021

Pro-Trump Mob Storms US Capitol in Bid to Overturn Election

A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election.

Jan 6, 2021

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