It’s clear that lawyers for the officers are pinning much of their defense on the argument that officers were following standard operating procedure.
Around 10:30 p.m., Kwame Raoul took the stage at the downtown Sheraton to declare victory over Pat Quinn. Raoul said Quinn had called and conceded.
Polls show former Gov. Pat Quinn leading the field with roughly 25 percent of the vote. Trailing Quinn is State Sen. Kwame Raoul with 20 percent.
Even in the age of billionaire candidates, million-dollar campaign contributions have a way of getting people’s attention.
Here is a quick fund-raising scorecard for the eight Democrats running for attorney general.
Campaign funding has become a focal point of the race for Illinois attorney general.
It is time to raise the bar for ethics in state government.
Fairley has a certain clear-headed centeredness, an independence of mind and spirit, that could make her a particularly effective attorney general.
Mary Mitchell and Tina Sfondeles of the Sun-Times asked the questions; the debate was moderated by Justin Kaufmann of WGN Radio.
Renaro Mariotti is running for the Democratic nomination for Illinois attorney general. Incumbent Lisa Madigan (D) is retiring.
What was actually said at the Sun-Times on Jan. 11 does not completely clear the air.
J.B. Pritzker is in for 156,355.64 a day. Gov. Bruce Rauner is in for $195,369.25 a day. That’s the average amounts the two are raising every day.
The board on Thursday ruled 5-3 in favor of Drury’s name appearing on the ballot.