So how realistic is this innovation center, especially after the governor offered sparse details about it during an official announcement Thursday?
Will the city of Chicago ever learn when it comes to accountability?
But money — and who has enough and how important it should be — was a serious issue at the forum at Aurora University Tuesday night.
Rauner’s campaign had $65,568,284.23 cash on hand on Oct. 1. That’s nearly 25 times as much as State Sen. Daniel Biss’s $2,668,521.64.
The president of the state AFL-CIO issued an apology to a Democratic political consultant who was the target of heavy, personal criticism last week.
The Illinois AFL-CIO — which is backing J.B. Pritzker for governor — criticized Jubeh’s work as chief fundraiser for Pritzker rival Chris Kennedy.
The Illinois Republican Party called the endorsement “the latest chapter in a years-long pattern” of doing Michael Madigan’s bidding.
Anti-government cynicism is contagious. And it’s easy to overlook a candidate with government experience but lacking a personal fortune.
White stood as a prop for the troupe of gymnasts that bear his name, the Jesse White Tumblers, before the start of the news conference.
In both ads, paid for by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign, the governor’s amendatory veto is lauded as increasing school funding and providing equity.
The Chicago alderman says Tyrone Coleman “embodies the struggle that every Illinois family and town is experiencing.”
The Cook County Democratic Party on Friday endorsed billionaire philanthropist J.B. Pritzker for governor, bolstering his status as party frontrunner.
Stratton waged a high-profile campaign to successfully oust Ken Dunkin from his South Side state representative seat last year.
It all underscores how Illinois’ gubernatorial race is shaping up to be the most expensive in the nation.
Money raised, spent and left on hand for Gov. Bruce Rauner and his major Democratic challengers.