The top candidate running in the Republican primary to challenge Rep. Cheri Bustos (D., Ill.) in the November general election has dropped out of the race.
A Democratic candidate running for Illinois attorney general was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday afternoon while taking promotional photos for his campaign, according to his campaign manager and authorities.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.), who announced last week that he will not seek reelection after spending 24 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, will no longer be able to pay his wife hundreds of thousands of dollars from campaign funds once he officially departs from Congress.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (Ill.) is expected to announce on Tuesday that he will not seek reelection in 2018, according to multiple reports.
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s crusade against soda has met another failure, as Chicago voted to end its taxation Wednesday.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.) has disbursed tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to his wife this year, bringing her total compensation to more than $400,000 since she first appeared on his campaign’s payroll.
Democratic lawmakers voted 71-42 to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a $5 billion tax hike on Thursday.
The Illinois State Capitol reopened Thursday afternoon after it was placed on lockdown for multiple hours after someone threw an unidentified substance at the governor’s office.
The Illinois General Assembly is going to miss its midnight deadline to pass a budget.
J.B. Pritzker, the Democratic billionaire currently running for governor of Illinois, sought an appointment to public office in 2008 from then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D.), according to conversations captured by secret FBI wiretaps.