- In Illinois, Obama issues an appeal for political unity Updated: Feb-10-16 6:15 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - President Barack Obama came here nine years ago to declare it was "time to turn the page" on cynical, special- interest politics. He returned Wednesday lamenting that the story hasn't changed.
- The Latest: Obama says 'poisonous' politics a turnoff Updated: Feb-10-16 2:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Springfield, where he is addressing state lawmakers about how the U.S. can "build a better politics" (all times local):
- The Latest: Obama pledges federal support for Flint Updated: Jan-19-16 7:36 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The latest on the Gov. Rick Snyder's annual State of the State speech, which was devoted mostly to Flint's drinking water crisis (all times local):
- White House appoints federal official to lead Flint response Updated: Jan-19-16 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON - The White House is appointing a Health and Human Services Department official to lead federal efforts to help the city of Flint, Michigan, deal with its water crisis.