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GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 03 Sep 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

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Donald Trump and the Democrats

We have heard how Republican presidential candidates are distancing themselves from Donald Trump, but what about Democrats?

Weekend Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar

Joey talks with Illinois State Senator Andy Manar about yesterday’s session at the State House and today’s budget meeting.

school board headquarters

District 186 School Board President

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about last night’s school board meeting.


Presidential campaign money is spent differently in Iowa

Despite Iowa’s influence in the nations presidential nominating process, political spending there is just a sliver of overall campaign spending, and how that money is spent is also differs from the way it is spent in other places.


Deb Bonner with APL on new pets for Christmas

Joey talks with Deb Bonner with the Animal Protective League about adopting a pet for Christmas, and precautions for holiday decorations around pets.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Reaction to President Obama’s Oval Office address

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Correspondent Howard Arenstein on last nights presidential address.

Weekend Newswatch

Presidential candidate timing

In a political age when a stray comment to a handful of supporters can be viewed by millions in hours, it’s not enough to just plan for a good presidential campaign.

WICS Joy of Sharing

WICS-TV’s Annual “Joy of Sharing” Drive

Leslie Cox, WICS-TV NewsChannel 20 and Fox Illinois Promotions Coordinator, talks with WTAX’s Will Stevenson about their annual Joy of Sharing collection drive going on today (December 4).

christmas decorations

CNET’s Brian Cooley on the Best Gadgets for the Holidays

Brian Cooley with CNET talks with WTAX’s Will Stevenson, in for Joey McLaughlin, about the best tech buys for the holidays.

Morning Newswatch

Gun Violence in America: The Latest

Gun violence is discussed on “America’s First News”

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The state's annual Yom Hashoah service brought Gov. Bruce Rauner to the Old State Capitol Thursday morning.

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Lawmakers Question Auditor General About Spending

Frank Mautino

A group of Republican lawmakers is demanding that Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino explain spending by his campaign committee while he was a state representative.