MIHALOPOULOS: J.B. Pritzker firms got $1.9 million in tax credits from the cash-strapped state government he’s vying to lead.
Doug House, also chairman of the Rock Island County Democrats, on Tuesday said the chairmen will make up their own minds of who to endorse on Oct. 7.
Noting she wasn’t “the original choice,” Daniel Biss said State Rep. Litesa Wallace is “the kind of person who inspired” him to run for governor.
Columnist Neil Steinberg says if history is any guide, becoming governor means odds are 50-50 you’ll end up in prison.
Drawing parallels between the horrors his family has faced and challenges facing Chicago, Chris Kennedy laid out plans to deal with violence.
Six of the 8 men seeking the party’s nomination spoke at a Rainbow PUSH Coalition event united in their desire to beat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
On Friday, Rainbow PUSH will host a debate featuring all six candidates for the Illinois Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
KAPOS: Marcus Lemonis is a natural to invest in the Marlins as he grew up in Florida and sits on University of Miami’s board.
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez is backing Pritzer for governor, while Rep. Bobby Rush is supporting Kennedy.
MARK BROWN: I’m starting to believe Chris Kennedy is serious about bringing “radical change” to Illinois’ property-tax system if elected governor.
KADNER: No state has ever achieved a junk bond rating, but as of July 1 we could be the first if the state doesn’t pass a budget.
LAURA WASHINGTON: Women must run for the state’s highest office to give voice to the issues that matter to them.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate has contributed a total of $14.2 million to his campaign.
The endorsement helps the wealthy Pritzker further stand out in a crowded Democratic field that grew even larger Tuesday.
Drury becomes the eighth candidate to announce plans to run for the Democratic nomination for governor.