Erika Harold talked to voters in Western Springs while Kwame Raoul fired up volunteers for his campaign.
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A scorecard for Election Day | Column
In this piece, we’ll set out a guide for judging how big a partisan wave the 2020 election produces. For the sixth straight campaign cycle, the Tampa Bay Times is offering a list of factors to measure ...
Rep. Darren Bailey calls governor's orders a ploy in Utica stop
State Rep. Darren Bailey told more than 60 people Friday morning at a Utica business, "everything going on right now [with COVID-19 restriction] is a ploy by our governor." A group of Illinois state ...
Ohio files complaint on ex-House speaker's campaign spending
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a complaint Friday with the state Elections Commission over the former Ohio House speaker's use of more than $900,000 in campaign contributions to pay attorneys ...
Coles County state's attorney candidate disputes party chair's voter fraud allegations
The Democratic candidate for Coles County state's attorney is questioning the timing of the release of records showing he was investigated for voter fraud eight years ago.
Let’s declare a two-week ‘grace period’ — until Nov. 17 — to make sure all votes are counted
Donald Trump will announce victory on the night of Nov. 3 no matter how many votes Biden has. Trump then will incite street agitations and launch judicial challenges based on conspiratorial fantasies.
The Chicago 7 trial feels very real in 2020
When a movie begins by noting it is based on a true story, I instinctively wonder how Hollywood will exaggerate reality to ensure viewers are entertained. So, when a year ...
Missouri AG hopeful pays taxes late; GOP claims false filing
The Democratic candidate for Missouri attorney general made overdue property tax payments this week after being asked about them, prompting a Republican official to ...
Who is Ken Griffin? And how does he spend all that money?
Ken Griffin is founder and CEO of the hedge fund Citadel and the namesake of the Kenneth C. Griffin Museum of Science and Industry. He has been known as the richest person in Illinois since 2013, when ...
Here’s Who Biden Is Considering for Top Jobs in His Administration
He still needs to win, of course. But campaign documents and sources close to Biden suggest how the cabinet could take shape.
Aaron Sorkin’s Chicago 7 Are Shockingly Sympathetic, but Lacking Radical Substance
The Trial of the Chicago 7 is surprisingly good for an Aaron Sorkin production. But the artistic liberties he takes with the historical facts, particularly around downplaying or leaving vague the ...
Lightfoot hints strongly that she won’t re-appoint Inspector General Joe Ferguson
"He’s to be commended for the really good and hard work that he and his team have done on investigations," the mayor said. "But ... I’m somebody who favors terms limits. And I don’t think people ...
House District 48 candidates debate ethics reform, Madigan's leadership
Breen, an attorney, said he wants to curb the out-migration of Illinois residents by fighting ... step down from his leadership positions. Both candidates agree that he should, and neither intends to ...