The latest information on Illinois’ congressional delegation and how Washington politicians will affect your life, including insightful analysis from Sun-Times White House bureau chief Lynn Sweet.

Migrants at a detention center in Ciudad Juarez set fire to mattresses when they learned they would be deported. At least 40 people were killed, authorities say.
A suspected Iranian drone strike killed a U.S. contractor and wounded five service members and another contractor at a coalition base in Syria, according to the Pentagon.
The Pennsylvania Democrat checked himself into a hospital in February with clinical depression. His recovery is going well, and he will soon be back at work, an aide says.
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew faced hostile questions from Democrats, Republicans concerned about the company’s ties to China’s government, security, user data collection.
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell seeks to reassure Americans that their money was safe after the failure of Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank as the Fed continues to fight inflation.
Senate Commerce Committee grills Norfolk Southern CEO on safety enhancements that can be implemented to prevent derailments like the one in East Palestine, Ohio.
A letter from Democrats to President Biden calls for holding the 2024 convention in the Midwest to bolster the ‘blue wall’ states that reliably cast votes for the party’s ticket.
A watchdog group finds that the ex-president has been accused of committing at least 56 criminal offenses since he launched his campaign in 2015 and has never been indicted.
The possible indictment of Donald Trump, a former president and candidate for president in 2024, in a hush-money probe in New York, would be a first for the nation.
If either Sergio Acosta or April Perry are picked to be the next U.S. attorney in Chicago, it will be the first time a non-white male has held the job.
Air crew members had an 87% higher rate of melanoma and 39% higher rate of thyroid cancer. Men had a 16% higher rate of prostate cancer and women a 16% higher rate of breast cancer.
Alvin Bragg tells staff the office will not be deterred by threats as it decides whether to charge the ex-president with crimes over hush-money paid to Stormy Daniels.
Credit Suisse’s buyout by UBS was arranged by banking regulators worried that Credit Suisse’s failure could have repercussions similar to the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
The former president, in a social media post, provided no evidence that suggested he was directly informed of a pending arrest and did not say how he knew of such plans.
Biden, who often speaks of his Irish heritage and is fond of quoting Irish poets, declared March Irish-American heritage month. The White House even dyed the water of the South Lawn fountain green for the occasion.
The uninsured deposits from 11 big banks into First Republic Bank are seen as a vote of confidence in the San Francisco-based firm with $176.4 billion in deposits.
After the pharmacy giant said it would no longer sell an abortion pill in 21 states, California threatened to cut a major contract, boycott calls grew, and its stock price dropped.
Lyons, the first woman to hold the post, says she’ll target Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel and Jalisco New Generation Cartel, saying the fentanyl they supply is “like nothing I’ve ever seen in my 30 years in law enforcement.”
On the heels of bank failures in the U.S., shares of European bank Credit Suisse fall, prompting concerns about the health of the global banking system.
Chicago has everything New York says it can offer the 2024 Democratic convention except the Statue of Liberty and garbage on downtown streets.
President Joe Biden says he’s been asked to give the eulogy at the 39th president’s funeral. Jimmy Carter, 98, the longest-lived president, has been receiving end-of-life care.
A civil suit filed in last year’s Highland Park Fourth of July parade massacre asserts a gun company’s marketing influenced the man accused of being parade shooter.
Donald Trump visits Iowa, a key 2024 battleground state, where polls show his support is high. This time, he’s taking the time to build an organization on the ground.
Former Vice President Mike Pence lampoons himself at the Gridiron Club dinner. He quipped, ‘I’m a man of deep faith. In fact, my preferred pronouns are Thou and Thine.’