Reactions to the Death of Maya Angelou Politicians, media figures and fellow artists are paying tribute to Maya Angelou, the author of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" who died Wednesday at age 86.
Jesse Jackson Jr. and Wife Sentenced in Campaign Fraud CaseA judge has sentenced ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to 2.5 years in prison after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to conspiring to defraud his campaign.
Rev. Jackson: Voting Rights Act Ruling 'Devastating Blow'The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that part of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced is a "devastating blow."
Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In ChicagoIt’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.