Even if the Democrats’ stars remain aligned all the way through November, a McCann candidacy could help the Democrats run up the score on Rauner.
Another bipartisan budget-related veto override could very well happen again this year.
The big worry expressed by several Democratic insiders who otherwise support Pritzker is that the nominee may not be tough enough.
It was mainly a marriage of convenience.
As Gov. Bruce Rauner knows from his own personal experience, primaries often tighten up at the end
House Speaker Michael Madigan cares most about three House votes.
Keep an eye on the 17th House District Democratic primary race on the tony North Shore.
In Silicon Valley, they’d call that “vaporware.”
A recent statewide poll showed Gov. Bruce Rauner is much less liked by Illinois voters than his fellow Republican President Donald Trump.
A little perspective may be in order.
Sen. Donne Trotter has been a darned good legislator and I think he’s a good person. I’m going to miss him.
This hard slap to the face of the city’s white establishment will resonate with a large group of people who Chris Kennedy desperately needs to win.
At the moment, the age-old Chicago machine practice of running fake primary candidates designed to draw votes away from opponents is on hold.
The Republicans need to win nine net seats. So, can Gov. Bruce Rauner really take out House Speaker Mike Madigan next year?