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Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:18 am
 Lake County politics has been rocked to the core this month by the abrupt resignation of state Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) and the announcement by Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:17 am
 Last month, Rep. Christian Mitchell (D-Chicago) was interviewed by Chicago Public Radio about his new role as interim executive director of the Democratic Party of Illinois.Mitchell was asked at...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:17 am
President Donald Trump visited an Illinois county last week which was once considered a Democratic Party bastion but has been slipping away to the Republicans throughout this decade.Madison County, ju...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:18 am
 A couple of years ago, a little more than 1,400 voters took Democratic primary ballots in sparsely populated Warren County, which is about an hour west of Peoria. Almost twice that many took Rep...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:16 am
 Back in the old, old days, Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley would pack passenger trains full of loyalists and send them all to the Illinois State Fair’s Democrat Day rally where they were treate...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:18 am
 A political action committee run by top officials of Operating Engineers Local 150 reported a $255,000 contribution last week from a “dark money” organization controlled by the same Local 15...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:21 am
 Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan will be on the ballot in just one of Illinois’ 118 House districts this November, but his name and reputation will be featured in electoral battles throu...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:16 am
 According to a recent Capitol Fax/We Ask America poll, Democrat J.B. Pritzker leads Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner by nine points, 36-27, with 26 percent choosing an unnamed third-party candidate...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:18 am
If you ask anyone at the Statehouse about House Speaker Michael Madigan’s former chief of staff Tim Mapes, they’ll all say he “made the trains run on time.”Mapes made sure everything got done...

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