BROWN: A Pritzker spokeswoman immediately questioned whether Kennedy was endorsing Rauner.
BROWN: Whether or not you agree with Marshall’s assessment, and I don’t, he raised the question very much on the minds of many Democrats.
BROWN: Rent control, until now the domain of the far left, could be going mainstream with the support of two Democratic gubernatorial candidates.
The issue has the advantage of differentiating him from one of his main competitors in the primary, as well as from Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
One candidate said she would be willing to make the deal. Two others gave a definite no. And two more were noncommittal.
The alderman says supporters are raising $1 million to back his campaign for the Democratic nomination to replace Rep. Luis Gutierrez in Congress.
The president is revoking the legal status of about 200,000 El Salvador natives living in the U.S. Nearly 3,000 in the Chicago area could be affected.
Shot in the leg, Dantrell Blake figures he’d be dead if his assailant hadn’t run out of ammunition. Blake wanted revenge — but chose to live instead.
I tracked down Sharon Russell, who says she remembers plenty about that day. “Every Christmas Eve, I think about this,” she told me.
Many, like me, were driving from the Chicago area to central Illinois for Christmas. The family closest to the scene took everyone into their home.
This year, she and her team answered the Christmas wishes of all 374 students at Octavio Paz elementary school in Little Village, her biggest year yet
Many never get a funeral. Some of their bodies go unclaimed at the morgue.
If conservative Republicans get behind an idea that has been the domain of Chicago liberals, the political equation becomes much more do-able.
Lockhart is the dean of Illinois lobbyists. He has practiced his craft in the hurly-burly of state government since 1958.
“Basically, the court has the power to treat your dog like your child,” said Alan Toback, one of Chicago’s leading divorce lawyers.