In their first joint appearance, State Sen. Kwame Raoul traded barbs with opponent Erika Harold in a meeting with the Sun-Times Editorial Board.
Would Republican attorney general candidate Erika Harold oppose gay adoption, as her Dem opponent Kwame Raoul claims? We find his argument flimsy.
Complaining about high property taxes is the low-hanging fruit of politics in Illinois – and the subject of a ‘mostly false’ TV ad in the AG race.
Rauner’s tax argument overlooks nearly a dozen states with graduated systems that tax middle-class earners at lower rates than Illinois.
And if Pritzker is going to call Rauner out for cherry-picking, it’s also relevant to note that Pritzker does the same in his own response ad.
Days after Chicago’s most violent weekend this year, the first-term senator points out what she sees as a gaping loophole in federal gun laws.
The governor slings the incendiary word in a broad attack on his political foes, conflating ethics questions with Illinois’ rich history of graft.
Republicans have been complaining about Obamacare for years, but Roskam is taking some “Pants on Fire” swings with this attack on his opponent.
Tweeting about Chicago violence, Rudy Giuliani flubs his numbers, claiming 63 people were murdered last weekend, five times the actual tally.
Politicians often get a pass making broad statements on the campaign trail and in TV ads and social media. PolitiFact separates truth and fiction.
Illinois tops in the nation? A high bar to meet when grading the education of our workers. So, we thought Pritzker’s tweet was worth checking out.
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown’s claim that preschool enrollment is down under Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn’t fly.
GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrat J.B. Pritzker both refuse to release the comprensive tax documents that could disprove conflict of interest claims.
Juliana Stratton says employment flatlined under Gov. Bruce Rauner. But federal jobs data—and her campaign’s own response—tell a different story.
The mayor’s latest claim about Chicago’s workforce holds up no better to the facts than a similar one he made early this year.