Pritzker’s Daily COVID-19 Briefing Full Transcript And Audio — Jan. 15, 2021

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Dr. Ngozi Ezike held a COVID-19 press briefing today as cases and hospitalizations in Illinois reach record highs. Read and listen to the latest update from the governor’s office on new cases, phased re-opening and closings of different regions and the state’s ongoing pandemic response. You can watch the most recent […]

Barrett Confirmed By Senate For Supreme Court, Takes Oath

WASHINGTON — Amy Coney Barrett is headed to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee by a 52-48 vote, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day. Trump held a primetime swearing-in event at the White House and called it “a momentous day for America.” Barrett will be the […]

AP FACT CHECK: Claims From Pence and Harris VP Debate

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris tussled Wednesday in the first and only vice presidential debate before the Nov. 3 election, coming as the coronavirus sidelined President Donald Trump at the White House. A look at how the running mates’ statements from Salt Lake City stack up with the facts: RUSSIA INVESTIGATION […]

Doctors: Trump Being Treated With Steroid, Could Be Discharged As Soon As Monday

Updated at 11:18 a.m. CT President Trump has experienced two drops in his oxygen levels over the course of his COVID-19 diagnosis, and is now also being treated with a steroid, but could be discharged from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as early as Monday, physicians told reporters during a briefing Sunday morning. Trump […]

Trump Gives Video Update On His Health: Next Couple Days Are ‘The Real Test’

Updated at 6:38 p.m. CT President Trump tweeted a video update from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday night. “I came here, wasn’t feeling so well. I feel much better now,” he said. “We’re working hard to get me all the way back. I have to be back because we still have to make America […]