Over a billion dollars of taxpayer money will be diverted from Chicago's school children to high interest loan payments to bankers over the next three decades.
She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.
"The American people are showing that they will no longer accept a political system bought and paid for by the billionaire class," Sanders said in his victory speech.
College campuses across the state are erupting with protests as Illinois enters its eighth month without a budget.
John Kasich demonstrated the difference between himself and other, more boisterous Republican presidential nominee contenders; the difference? Other than the smile, there is none.
At the core of Third Way's political practice has always been the idea that the rich already pay too much in taxes, so we've got to stop asking them to pony up more cash.
In the United States, there is going to be a fight about this, in the context of national elections.
There is no immediate possibility of getting a humane immigration reform bill through the Republican-controlled Congress.
Themes of his literature include the celebration of the Latin American/Caribbean diaspora, and the broken promises of immigration in America.
Iowa caucuses - both Democratic and Republican - are exercises in genuine, local neighbor-to-neighbor democracy.