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Should AG’s Office Be a Corruption-buster?

Madigan: Not top priority Schimpf: It should be


Oberweis: Term Limits Are Good for POTUS, Why Not Everyone Else?

Calls for twelve years for members of Congress


17th Congressional District Candidates Face Off

The candidates in the 17th Congressional District debate

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner, Quinn Clash in Peoria

Two debates remain, both in Chicago

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Palazzolo Frustrated With Lack of Vision for Springfield

Palazzolo says he is tired of the city just settling for the status quo


Lavin Testifies in Chicago NRI Hearings

Gov. Pat Quinn’s former chief of staff is being questioned by legislators about the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.


Equal Pay Becomes Personal in Senate Race

Durbin defends his office payroll


NRI Hearings Underway in Chicago

The Neighborhood Recovery Initiative is on the griddle before state lawmakers Wednesday.


First Lady Wants to Get Out the Vote

Michelle Obama helps Gov. Quinn in Chicago


Universal Healthcare an Issue in State Races

A year into the Affordable Care Act, Illinois is outpacing the national average in this area: the percentage-point decrease in…

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner: Quinn to Blame for Child Abuse Deaths

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner says Gov. Pat Quinn should take the blame for the increase in child abuse and…


More Names Could be Added to April’s Municipal Ballot

A former Sangamon County Board Member seems to be the latest candidate in the race for Ward 2 alderman.  Tyrone…


Last Day to Register, until Tomorrow

Regular voter registration ends today. While there will be a chance to register in other ways before Election Day, those…


First Lady Hits Chicago

Talks mail-in voting, helps Quinn


Voter Registration Deadline Nearing

Election officials say there are two days left for regular voter registration ahead of Nov. 4.


Oberweis Doubts More Laws Would Mean Fewer Guns

Universal background checks may not be the answer, he says


Republicans Decry Lame Duck Tax Idea

Radogno: Dems may just want to create chaos for Rauner


Green Party Has Write-in Status

At least Libertarians are on the ballot


Friends and Family Hiring Won’t Happen, Rauner Says

Patronage happens regardless of who's in charge, Vallas suggests

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Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

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Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.

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Natural Gas Prices to Hold Steady This Winter


No wide price swings expected this winter

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Elkhart Mine Expansion Vote Delayed

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Vote to extend waste site expected in November

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City Gives Attorney Additional $25k to Defend Police Officer


The Springfield City Council will allow a police officer facing a lawsuit to be represented by an attorney of his choice -- but not everyone is on board with it.