Democratic billionaire J.B. Pritzker, who was named one of the world’s wealthiest people on Monday and has launched an exploratory committee to run for governor of Illinois, once pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of writing a bad check.
The Illinois legislature rejected a bill on Tuesday that would recognize former Illinois Senator and President Barack Obama’s birthday as a state holiday.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.) was handcuffed for a short period of time on Monday after refusing to leave a meeting with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Chicago.
A billionaire Democratic megadonor exploring a run for governor encouraged men to use women’s bathrooms on Wednesday sparking criticism from transgender advocates and politicians.
The chief executive of Chicago Public Schools wrote a letter Monday that school officials sent home with every student in the system attacking Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and President Donald Trump.
The president of a national network of pro-life pregnancy care centers is urging dozens of centers in Illinois to defy a state mandate that requires them to refer their patients to abortion providers.
A Democratic congresswoman running to represent Illinois in the Senate voted against a bill that would prohibit the federal government from sending cash to Iran in an effort to prevent future “ransom payments.”
The number of emergency room visits increased in Illinois after the Affordable Care Act was implemented in 2014, according to a study from the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
A woman entered Democratic Rep. Danny Davis’ (Ill.) office in Chicago on Tuesday afternoon and lit herself on fire.
Russian hackers breached a state election network in Arizona, a state official said Monday night.