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.
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.
Chicago GOP -- Yes, There Is One -- Backing 18 Legislative CandidatesRepublicans in Chicago say, this time, they are running serious and determined candidates for the Illinois legislature, and they plan well-funded campaigns to unseat incumbent Democrats.
GOP Candidates Discuss Income Tax, Dealing With MadiganThe four Republicans running for governor were in the south suburbs Thursday, trying put some distance between each other in a race with no clear front-runner.
Chicago GOP To Launch 'American Idol' Style Search For CandidatesThe Chicago Republican Party is kicking off a new effort to attract candidates citywide, and part of it involves an "American Idol-style" vetting process.
Police Applicants Sue City, Claiming Discrimination In HiringThe group of 40 applicants for the police academy argued they were unfairly discriminated against because they came from law enforcement families, or had military backgrounds.
Bears Interviewing 4 GM CandidatesThe Chicago Bears reportedly are set to interview four candidates for their open general manager position: Chiefs scouting director Phil Emery, Patriots personnel director Jason Licht, Chargers personnel director Jimmy Raye and Giants scouting director Marc Ross.
More Than 40 Candidates Apply For Police SuperintendentMore than 40 candidates have applied to become Chicago’s next police superintendent, officials said Tuesday.
Candidates Court Voters Before ElectionCandidates spent quality time with voters on one of the last weekends before the Chicago mayoral election.
Candidates For Mayor Want New Police ChiefNo matter which of the four top candidates running for mayor in Chicago is elected, it's all but certain the city will soon have a new police superintendent.
Bounced Candidates Sue Over Signature RequirementA group of candidates -- three for Chicago mayor, one for clerk and one for alderman -- filed a federal lawsuit Monday claiming the requirement of 12,500 petition signatures to get on the ballot is unconstitutional.