Anti-government cynicism is contagious. And it’s easy to overlook a candidate with government experience but lacking a personal fortune.
Ra Joy, 44, is executive director of CHANGE Illinois, where he’s advocated for redistricting reform and automatic voter registration.
Last year, 14,493 cellphones were reported lost or stolen in Chicago — many of those muscled away from distracted pedestrians and CTA riders.
Bucking tradition, Illinois Democrats this year decided to cancel the Illinois State Fair rally that usually followed the annual breakfast.
The Cook County Democratic Party on Friday endorsed billionaire philanthropist J.B. Pritzker for governor, bolstering his status as party frontrunner.
Sneed is told top Cook County Dem slatemakers are predicting J.B. Pritzker will be the party’s pick to try to unseat Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Columnist Neil Steinberg says if history is any guide, becoming governor means odds are 50-50 you’ll end up in prison.
Drawing parallels between the horrors his family has faced and challenges facing Chicago, Chris Kennedy laid out plans to deal with violence.
Campaign expenditures show Democrat Chris Kennedy hasn’t paid health insurance costs for his campaign employees.
SNEED: A source says Ricardo Lugo was laid off because of cuts that were caused after the county pop tax didn’t go through.
It all underscores how Illinois’ gubernatorial race is shaping up to be the most expensive in the nation.
Money raised, spent and left on hand for Gov. Bruce Rauner and his major Democratic challengers.
With $67,633,577.05on hand, Rauner’s war chest dwarfs his Democratic challengers. Among Democrats, J.B. Pritzker has the most — all from himself.
Six of the 8 men seeking the party’s nomination spoke at a Rainbow PUSH Coalition event united in their desire to beat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
On Friday, Rainbow PUSH will host a debate featuring all six candidates for the Illinois Democratic gubernatorial nomination.