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First elected to Congress in 2008, Foster is a former Fermilab physicist known to fellow Democrats as the “science guy.” Rashid is a Naperville human rights lawyer.
Incumbent Commissioner Tara Stamps has less campaign money than her Democratic challenger, but Stamps does have the blessing of County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Bailey, a former GOP candidate for governor, is calling the 12th Congressional District GOP primary a battle of “America First vs. D.C. Swamp.”
Rogers’ half brother, attorney Frederic Everly, specializes in tax appeals, and Rogers’ aides have facilitated property tax breaks for some of Everly’s clients, according to documents obtained by WBEZ.
Davis’ Democratic challengers say it’s time for the incumbent congressman to step aside. But Davis says he has valuable seniority.
Rep. Sean Casten faces political newcomer Mahnoor Ahmad and Charles Hughes, making a third try for Congress, in the Illinois March 19 Democratic primary in the 6th Congressional District.
Incumbent Iris Martinez took on her own party and won four years ago. Now, she faces another tough fight from her own party for reelection.
While state Sen. Natalie Toro and Chicago Teachers Union organizer Graciela Guzman reprise their battle for a pivotal Logan Square seat, major campaign dollars also figure to flow into a fiercely contested southwest suburban statehouse race.
Running in the Democratic primary for Cook County state’s attorney are Clayton Harris III, a university lecturer, and Eileen O’Neill Burke, a former Illinois Appellate Court judge.
If you want to know if I think J.B. Pritzker, in his second term as Illinois governor, will one day run for president, I do. It’s nothing he said. I’m just reading the tea leaves.
Cook County Judge Tracie Porter put her ruling on hold until Friday, expecting Trump’s lawyers to appeal. They did so hours after the decision was handed down. For now, nothing has changed at the ballot box. If Porter’s ruling does go into effect, she ordered that “any votes cast” for Trump “be suppressed.”
Judge Tracie Porter’s decision comes amid national debate over whether Trump is disqualified from the presidency because of his actions related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol and whether that attack amounted to an insurrection.
Unions have already contributed more than $500,000 to support Rep. Mary Flowers’ opponent, Michael Crawford in the 31st District Illinois House Democratic primary March 19.
A Cook County judge ruled the ballot question is invalid. But advocates and opponents say voters should still weigh in on the referendum.
Hours after Circuit Judge Kathleen Burke declared the binding referendum invalid, the city filed a motion asking Burke to stay both her ruling and her decision to deny the city’s petition to intervene in the case “while the city appeals” those rulings.
Nhi Ngoc Mai Le pleaded guilty in November to disorderly conduct in a Capitol building or grounds, and to parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building, both misdemeanors. She was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan.
Garcia, one of the most progressive members of the House, faces Lopez, a Chicago alderperson and frequent Fox News guest.
Voters would be asked to authorize the City Council to alter the real estate transfer tax and use the proceeds to generate $100 million a year to combat homelessness.
A Brookings Institution expert explains why seniority in Congress has clear benefits for individual members and their constituents.
Many voters told the Sun-Times they would feel more assured in their picks — and, experts say, a significant share of non-voters might be more inclined to join the process — if they had better access to clear, unbiased information to help them make choices.
Giving young Democrats information on the improving economy, Donald Trump’s misdeeds and other issues generally led to only small increases in whether they said they would vote for President Biden in 2024, two political scientists write.
Rep. Mike Bost called Trump’s endorsement “a tremendous honor” and vowed to help Trump win back the White House. Darren Bailey’s campaign downplayed the endorsement as an example of the former president’s support of GOP incumbents, but they reiterated Bailey “proudly stands” with the former president.
Voting for the primary election began last Thursday, but election officials had to pause operations late Friday following a court order to remove Ashonta C. Rice as a candidate for Cook County circuit court judge.
The Illinois Appellate Court’s removal of Ashonta C. Rice, who was running for Cook County circuit judge, from the ballot forced polls to shutdown with no expected reopening date yet.
The controversy is part of a national conversation over whether Trump is disqualified from the presidency because of his actions related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, and whether that attack amounted to an insurrection.
El supersitio de votación temprana en el Loop abrió el jueves.
The early voting supersite at 191 N. Clark St. opened Thursday as well as the Chicago Board of Elections sixth-floor office at 69 W. Washington St.
That the progressive teachers union is taking sides in this race — where incumbent Danny Davis and Collins are staunch progressives — will have important impact only if it translates into raising money for Melissa Conyears-Ervin, the Chicago city treasurer, and boosting turnout for her in the March19 primary.
This all comes as the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether the Colorado Supreme Court erred when it found in December that Trump is barred from the presidency under the 14th Amendment. The nation’s high court seems poised to rule in Trump’s favor.
The former pesident’s comments were denounced Sunday by the White House, as well as prominent Democrats, including Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a key Biden campaign surrogate.
Biden denied he improperly shared classified information and lashed out special counsel Robert Hur, a Trump appointee, for questioning his mental acuity, particularly his recollection of the timing of his late son Beau’s death from cancer.
“This is a report that went off the rails,” attorney Bob Bauer said on CBS’ Face the Nation Sunday. “It’s a shabby work product.”
Both announcements were derided by Democrats for their potential to unduly shape public perception in an election year — and for the inclusion of what they saw as gratuitous swipes at their candidates.
Cunningham seeks to hold onto the position she was appointed to in 2022, but Reyes says it’s time for a Latino justice on the state’s highest court.