The theme of this year’s parade is “Education: It’s An Order,” a salute to Col. Eugene Scott, the president of Chicago Defender Charities, which organizes the parade. Scott is retiring, after nearly 20 years leading the nation’s oldest and largest African American parade.
Governor Bruce Rauner has rescinded seven executive orders former Governor Pat Quinn issued in his final week in office.
A spokesman for Gov. Bruce Rauner says many of Quinn’s final actions were “to settle political scores” and not to benefit the public.
Three Chicago-area men whose prison sentences in unrelated cases were commuted by Gov. Pat Quinn in the hours before he left office have been released on parole.
Just minutes before, Governor Rauner took office Monday, Pat Quinn made a number of last minute moves, including freeing a man who’s spent more than two decades in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit.
For the first time in this millennium, a governor in Illinois has left office not under a cloud of a federal corruption investigation.
Democrat Pat Quinn, ousted in November, spent his final weeks slogging through clemency petitions.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine talks with the veteran politician, who leaves office next week after not winning re-election.
Just more than a week removed from his election defeat, Gov. Pat Quinn was asked about whether he has plans to run for another public office.
By now, the lack of turnout by young voters has come to be expected. But, just for the heck of it, I looked at the numbers, and can prove just how dismal voter turnout is for 18-to 24-year-olds. Prepare to be sad.
(CBS) – In yesterday’s midterm elections, the state of Illinois voted to determine its next governor: Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn or political rival, Republican Bruce Rauner. Here is how the race unfolded on Twitter. 1. CBS 2 Reporter Susanna […]
Gov. Pat Quinn will concede the governor’s race to Bruce Rauner today, a highly placed source tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he won’t go down without a fight and insists that every vote in Illinois be counted.
There are plenty of interesting numbers emerging from last night’s results.
In a major win with national implications for Republicans, businessman Bruce Rauner declared victory over incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn, in one of the most bitterly fought elections in recent Illinois history.
According to expanded exit polls, the race between Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner is a dead heat.
The polls are closed, the campaigns are over, and now the state waits for the results.
For months, the polls have predicted a tight race and political pundits were preparing for a very long night before Illinois would learn who will be its next governor.
Democrat Pat Quinn was in Chicago, while Republican Bruce Rauner was in the suburbs on Friday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
The two candidates for governor sparred over a new digital design center in Chicago as Gov. Quinn presided over the ground-breaking for a project on Thursday, which ruce Rauner said was his idea.