Illinos GOP Senate hopeful Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) the front-runner, is refusing to debate his rivals in the Feb. 2 primary at Thursday’s debate sponsored by ABC7 All the Democratic front runners showed up for their debate on Tuesday. When Kirk first ran for the House in 2000–with 11 contenders in the primary field, and he was not a front-runner–he joined in numerous debates.
Kirk, GOP Illinois Senate front-runner, refusing Thursday debate on ABC7
Hendricks allowed seven earned runs in the Cubs’ 17-8 loss to the Phillies on Thursday. The right-hander owns a has a 8.21 ERA over his last eight starts.
Not a single ICU bed free, doctors and nurses bone tired — southern Illinois battles a virus and ‘a plethora of disinformation’
"We’ve been pounding away saying the disease is the enemy, not each other. But we’re running out of ways to say it," said Rosslind Rice, communications director for Southern Illinois Healthcare,
The Cubs sent 12 batters to the plate in their seven-run third inning in Thursday’s 17-8 loss
In one Facebook post from last July, Dennis Rendleman writes in part "ever wonder if Covid might be God’s punishment for 45’s election and reign?" referring to the former president. A scan of Rendleman’s page shows the former inspector general nominee posted negative opinion stories and political cartoons about Trump.
Hear the one about the Chicago pol saying no to some extra cash? No joke, five in City Council reject salary boost
The five taking a pass on the raise are a mix of North, Northwest and Southwest Side Council members. all in their first or second term — Raymond Lopez (15th), Silvana Tabares (23rd), Felix Cardona (31st), Gilbert Villegas (36th) and Matt Martin (47th).