The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.
The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15, a priority of newly elected Gov. JB Pritzker, who is hoping to be able to sign the measure before his first budget address. Matt Yurus reports.
President Donald Trump said on Thursday if Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer come to an agreement to end the partial government shutdown, he would support it. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Reuters reports President Donald Trump is looking for opportunities to end the ongoing government shutdown.
Trump said on Thursday he would support any agreement made by Republican and Democratic Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Chuck..