Candidates Bruce Rauner and J.B. Pritzker faced questions about their enormous wealth and whether they could relate to average Illinois voters.
“The threat to our health and rights is not hypothetical, it’s real,” said Brigid Leahy, a policy director for Planned Parenthood Illinois Action.
The gubernatorial candidates will face off again on Oct. 3 in Chicago and on Oct. 11 in Quincy.
A new poll commissioned by Democrat Sean Casten’s congressional campaign finds U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., under water.
In their first joint appearance, State Sen. Kwame Raoul traded barbs with opponent Erika Harold in a meeting with the Sun-Times Editorial Board.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and his Democratic challenger, J.B. Pritzker, will appear together before the Sun-Times Editorial Board next month.
The deposition began at 11 a.m. and ended around 4:30 p.m., according to Jason Gonzales, who filed the federal lawsuit against Madigan.
It was a reset button speech of sorts. But J.B. Pritzker called it “thirty minutes of Bruce Rauner admitting to being a failure.”
“I intend to do everything I can to make sure that he is a candidate,” the Illinois congressman said Wednesday.
“We do have a few press people here so I’m going to keep my comments rated G,” Priebus said to laughs, saying Woodward’s approach was “wrong.”
The former president made a surprise campaign stop Friday for J.B. Pritzker, Democratic nominee for governor.
“You need to vote because our democracy depends on it,” Obama told the crowd at the University of Illinois’ flagship campus in Urbana-Champaign.
The acting legislative inspector general wrote that there is not enough evidence to support Loncar’s claims and that the matter is now closed.
The We Ask America poll has former CPD Supt. Garry McCarthy with 16.8 percent, followed by Willie Wilson at 15.1 percent — a virtual tie.
Now it’s really a race to see who would likely come in first and second, since a run-off is just as likely with no clear frontrunner.