Gov. Pat Quinn
Archbishop Cupich made those in the congregation laugh hard several times, in which he said, “Seriously folks. I don’t do walking on water. I can barely swim.” But he had a serious message for Chicago-area Catholics: get out of your comfort zone, and be daring and bold when doing God’s work.
With state lawmakers set to return to Springfield for three days of veto session later this week, and then again in early December, advocates for a higher minimum wage were urging the legislature to act on a measure to increase the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 an hour.
Former Mayor Jane Byrne, the first and only woman to serve as mayor of Chicago, has died. Byrne’s daughter has told family friends her mother died at 10 a.m. at her Chicago home.
Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner has met with top Democratic legislative leaders House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton. The trio met for roughly two hours Thursday at the private Chicago Club.
Governor-elect Bruce Rauner remained mum Wednesday when it came to specifics for his short-term economic plans for Illinois, ahead of a meeting with the state’s top lawmakers.
It all comes down to this. With just hours left to win the support of voters, the two leading candidates for governor were making their final pitches to win votes Tuesday morning, greeting potential voters face-to-face.
With polls showing a tight race, the two major candidates for governor of Illinois launched a whirlwind day of campaigning on Monday to fire up their voters on the eve of Election Day.
With five days until the election, both Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner were playing to groups they hope will be their strength at the polls.
What is it? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel cast his ballot in the race for governor on Wednesday, to make a point about early voting, and what’s at stake in next week’s elections.
The company made the announcement about the $75 million project on Tuesday. The jobs figure would be reached by 2017.
Governor Quinn was using a tech-savvy North Side company to make the case that he is bringing thousands of jobs to Illinois, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner came to the defense of one of his most prominent black supporters on Sunday; after Pastor Corey Brooks’ church was vandalized, and his life allegedly was threatened.
Magistrate Judge Sidney Schenkier told attorneys Wednesday that the monitor would help compliance of a decades-old political hiring ban.
Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, saying Tuesday that the candidates focus on issues important to voters, like jobs and health care.
President Barack Obama was in Chicago on Monday, with a focus on rallying fellow Democrats to cast their ballots in the race for governor.
Democrats and Republicans on a state panel looking into the governor’s scandal-plagued 2010 anti-violence program were accusing each other of playing politics on Thursday as former Quinn administration aides testified in Chicago.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner on Tuesday blamed Gov. Pat Quinn for the deaths of children whose families have had contact with the Department of Children and Family Services, an attack the Quinn campaign called a “despicable” smear attempt.
She’s expected Tuesday at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Organizers say she’ll encourage early voting. She appears in a Quinn television ad released Monday where she notes Quinn’s efforts to boost Illinois’ minimum wage.
President Barack Obama’s popularity might be wavering nationally, but it’s still pretty high in Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn was welcoming the president’s appearance at what’s expected to be a campaign fundraiser on Wednesday.