Garcia Calls Lucas Museum On Lakefront 'Monument To Darth Vader,' But Emanuel Defends SiteChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia are disagreed over whether "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' museum should be located along the city's lakefront.
Mayoral Candidates Tangle Over City Finances, Red-Light Cameras At First DebateIn a rapid-fire hour of questions and answers, Emanuel sounded definitive about the city’s budget problems and how to solve them, while Garcia, a Cook County commissioner, sought to cast doubt on the incumbent’s plans.
Emanuel, Rivals Spar Over Budget, Pensions At Second DebateMayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers addressed the city’s budget and crippling pension debt in their second formal debate on Friday, and the mayor left the door open just a tiny bit on a possible property tax hike.
Mayoral Candidates Seek To Define Themselves At First DebateThe candidates for mayor squared off in the first of five debates on Tuesday, when they met with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Quinn, Rauner Square Off Over Minimum WageTuesday night’s debate was held at the DuSable Museum of African American History on Chicago’s South Side.
Quinn, Rauner Meet For First Televised DebateWith less than four weeks before the Nov. 4 election, the two major-party candidates for Illinois governor met in Peoria.
Hardiman Visits Gov. Quinn's House, Demands DebateFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman said it’s hypocritical for a governor who preaches good government to dodge debate in his bid for re-election.
Republican Candidates For Governor Debate Taxes, SpendingState Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard, businessman Bruce Rauner and Treasurer Dan Rutherford faced off in a debate that focused heavily on Illinois' struggling economy and how to improve its business climate.
House Debates Multiple Restrictions For Concealed Carry MeasureThe firestorm over concealed weapons moved to the Illinois House floor Tuesday, sparking Republican complaints that an extraordinary legislative process set up by majority Democrats would restrict the right to carry guns in public rather than allow it, as a federal court has ordered.
Walter's Perspective: New Gun Control Debate Is EncouragingIn the great debate about guns, there are some unexpected things happening in the wake of the horrific shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Opinion: Early Voting Is Getting RidiculousNow, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.
Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential DebateRomney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.