Progress Illinois takes a closer look at the race for the 20th district state representative seat, which pits first-time candidate and law student Mo Khan against long-serving GOP incumbent Mike McAuliffe.
Faced with a crucial mid-term election where Republicans are seeking to reclaim the governor's mansion, Illinois Democrats used an annual party gathering Wednesday to provide an early look at their strategy for victory this fall.
Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay more in income tax after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.
A company owned by GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's GTCR LLC reportedly took part in "pay-to-play tactics" by way of campaign contributions to Cook County officials just as the firm was vying for a multimillion dollar contract with the county.