Election 2014


Republicans: No Need for Special Election

Durkin: Attorney general has right idea about Rauner appointing comptroller


Rauner Inherits a Mess

Fixes easier said than done, says Civic Federation's Msall

I Voted Stickers

Early Voting, Other Changes Could Be Permanent

Same-day registration got a test run this year

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner Vows No Political Hires

Bertuca appointment a parting gift


Nothing Special

State Rep: Wait until new governor takes office


New Life for Minimum Wage Bill?

Special session possible this month


Durbin: Minimum Wage Hike Is a Winner

Senator claims bipartisan support


Voting Expansion Rushes to House Floor

Same-day registration, early voting among provisions


Same-Day Voter Registration Ramps Up

Committee vote possible today


Durbin Expects to Work with Rauner

Blagojevich an exception, Durbin says

governor's mansion

Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

Recent Headlines

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T-Mobile Customers May Be Eligible for Refunds


Court ruling says cellphone company illegally charged customers

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Quinn Appoints Former Budget Director as Comptroller

FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka gestures on the House floor at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to announce the successor to late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at a Friday event in Chicago.

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Deputies to Be More Visible in Rural Areas

sangamon county sheriff

Barr wants his department on the country roads more

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Durbin: New Budget Acceptable, Needs Tweaking


Says some provisions need to be changed