Video Leak Reveals State Comptroller Susana Mendoza's Chicago Mayoral CandidacyA video clip of state Comptroller Susana Mendoza announcing her candidacy for Chicago mayor was leaked on Friday afternoon, just four days before her name will appear on the ballot for reelection to her state office.
Bruce Rauner's Birth Year MistakeA factual error that began in 1963 with a newspaper article about Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's family has continued to spread across the internet for decades.
Illinois Launches Testing Program For Autonomous VehiclesThe Illinois Department of Transportation has begun a statewide initiative among multiple government agencies to develop a testing program for connected and autonomous vehicles.
‘What’s Scarier Than A Politician?’ Wilmette Man’s Halloween Lawn Display RespondsFor 20 years, the Chicago realtor has been creating Halloween lawn displays that feature full-size politicians and celebrities. He says this year’s lineup could be the most frightening.
Rauner's 'Unholy Union' Ad Features A Pritzker, Madigan MarriageA provocative new television ad put out by the Rauner Campaign depicts JB Pritzker and Illinois House Speaker, Mike Madigan at the altar getting married.
Rauner Campaign Drops Bleeped F-Bomb In 'Unholy Union' Ad Slamming PritzkerThe TV ad depicts a wedding ceremony, with stand-ins for Pritzker and Madigan standing at an altar, taking vows.
Illinois' $207 Million Governor's Race Close To Being Most ExpensiveCandidates in the Illinois governor's race have spent more than $207 million on T.V. ads this election season--making this year's election one of the most expensive gubernatorial races in American history.
Tax Returns Tell Tricky Tales Of How Super Wealthy Candidates Avoid Paying Some TaxesNeither paid Social Security or Medicare taxes that most people routinely pay.
Without Rauner Money, GOP Faces Tough Legislative RacesDemocrats are defending seats in suburban Chicago but making a play for some traditionally Republican posts.
Rauner, Pritzker Trade Jabs Over Leadership, Taxes At DebateRepublican Governor Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker both tried to deflect attention from questions about their integrity.
Rauner Seeks Delay On Plan To Pay Union Step IncreasesAFSCME officials say the union is determining a response.
Pritzker Planning to Pay Back Tax Breaks for Gold Coast Mansion
Watchdog Report Accuses Pritzker Of 'Scheme To Defraud' In Property Tax AppealA leaked confidential report from the Cook County inspector general found Pritzker engaged in a “scheme to defraud” taxpayers,
Comparing Pritzker, Rauner Attack Ads: Who's Telling The Truth?
Rauner Signs Law Allowing FOID Gun Permit Renewal Grace PeriodRauner's action Friday gives the state police 60 business days to review and approve FOID card renewals.