Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot“If the GOP wants to keep people from voting on this, keep people away from the ballot box, that says something about the lack of confidence in their position,” Gov. JB Pritzker said.
Democrats, Republicans Unite To Organize Chicago Area Pitch For AmazonDozens of government, business, and civic leaders gathered downtown to discuss luring Amazon's second headquarters to the Chicago area.
Sen. Bill Brady Chosen As Next Illinois Senate Republican LeaderBrady, a Bloomington Republican, has been a state senator since 2002.
Illinois Senate Cancels Budget Votes; Leader Blames RaunerThe Illinois Senate's top Democrat abruptly canceled critical votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state's historic budget stalemate, accusing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner of sabotaging a compromise that had been months in the making.
72-Year-Old Man Realizes He Won $200K Lotto A Month Later, Will Spend Money On His WeddingA 72-year-old man who purchased a winning $200,000 Lucky Day Lotto ticket didn’t realize he had won until a month later.
Illinois Primary 2014: Rauner Wins GOP Governor Nomination, Will Face Gov. QuinnIllinois Governor Pat Quinn clinched the Democratic nomination for 2014 election, defeating community activist Tio Hardiman.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Make Final Push For NominationCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spent time with three of the four GOP hopefuls.
GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls Less Fiery In Final DebateThe four Republican candidates for Illinois governor made their cases for becoming the party's nominee Thursday in their final televised primary debate -- an evening that lacked the fiery exchanges of their previous meetings but was packed with more personal moments.
Dillard Catching Up To Rauner In GOP Primary A funny thing may have happened to Bruce Rauner's landslide victory in the GOP primary, an apparent last minute surge by DuPage County State Senator Kirk Dillard.
GOP Candidates Tackle Each Other Head-On In DebateRepublican candidates for governor in Illinois’ upcoming primary election turned on each other Wednesday night.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Hold Debate In Springfield Republican gubernatorial candidates took turns attacking-front runner Bruce Rauner in Springfield Tuesday night, in the second of five scheduled full field GOP debates.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Continue Barrage Of Attack AdsCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the attacks and counter-attacks by candidates and their supporters could be one of the most expensive statewide primary campaigns ever.
NJ Governor Christie Visits Chicago To Raise Money For GOP Candidates- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited Chicago Tuesday, raising money for Republican candidates while trying to steer clear of questions about the bridgegate controversy.
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.
Gov. Quinn Says He's Worked To 'Rebuild Illinois'Gov. Pat Quinn focused on ways to create jobs and trumpeted his accomplishments with election-year flair Wednesday in an annual speech that fell on the five-year anniversary of when lawmakers booted his predecessor, now imprisoned ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, from office.