Russia

READ: Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails About Russia Meeting

Jul 11, 2017
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Donald Trump Jr. tweeted images of emails regarding his 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer on Tuesday. An intermediary said he could connect Trump Jr. with people who had information "that would incriminate Hillary [Clinton]... and would be very useful to your father." Trump Jr. agreed to the meeting, which former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Trump son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner also attended in June 2016.

LIVE STREAM: Watch James Comey's Testimony

Jun 8, 2017

LIVE COVERAGE: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Senate Testimony

Mar 20, 2017

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 1:30pm Central Time, as the investigation continues into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -  Gov. Bruce Rauner put his annual budget speech on a short hold because of problems with the teleprompter.

Morton Police: Security Breach Linked to Russia

Feb 1, 2017
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Morton School District was the target of a cyber-attack Tues., allegedly linked to Russia. 

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CHICAGO (AP) - The executive director of the Illinois Republican Party says the FBI told the state party months before the presidential election that some of its email accounts may have been hacked last year.

Nick Klitzing says the FBI raised questions with the state party in June about four inactive or rarely used accounts. However, the FBI didn't tell the state party the possible hacking was part of a larger federal investigation into alleged Russian activity in the U.S. political system.

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has met with officials in Ukraine to offer his support in their fight against pro-Russian rebels.

The invasion of Crimea has virtually undone all the good will Russian President Vladimir Putin put into the Winter Olympics. That's according to U. S. Senator Dick Durbin. Speaking in Normal, Durbin said Putin spent $51 billion on the Olympics, only to see the investment wither away in a matter of days.