Mayoral Candidates Seek To Define Themselves At First DebateThe candidates for mayor squared off in the first of five debates on Tuesday, when they met with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Quinn, Rauner Square Off Over Minimum WageTuesday night’s debate was held at the DuSable Museum of African American History on Chicago’s South Side.
Quinn, Rauner Meet For First Televised DebateWith less than four weeks before the Nov. 4 election, the two major-party candidates for Illinois governor met in Peoria.
Hardiman Visits Gov. Quinn's House, Demands DebateFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman said it’s hypocritical for a governor who preaches good government to dodge debate in his bid for re-election.
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.
House Debates Multiple Restrictions For Concealed Carry MeasureThe firestorm over concealed weapons moved to the Illinois House floor Tuesday, sparking Republican complaints that an extraordinary legislative process set up by majority Democrats would restrict the right to carry guns in public rather than allow it, as a federal court has ordered.
Walter's Perspective: New Gun Control Debate Is EncouragingIn the great debate about guns, there are some unexpected things happening in the wake of the horrific shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Opinion: Early Voting Is Getting RidiculousNow, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.
Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential DebateRomney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.
Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn't Ready To Be Commander-In-ChiefWhat was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.
Emanuel Stumps For Obama In FloridaChicago's mayor made nearly a dozen stops over three days in a state he believes is in a dead heat right now. It’s especially in Florida, he told group after group, that every vote counts.
Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential DebateRomney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.
Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate TonightIt is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.
Opinion: Democrats Pick Another Losing Issue Focusing On BindersIt’s great that Obama made the binders the headlines since last Tuesday night’s debate because the truth about Mitt Romney’s record on hiring women and the truth about Obama’s alleged war on women is finally coming out – and helping Romney in the polls.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Push Back On Opponent's False AccusationsWith the CBS Local Presidential Forum coming to a close Barack Obama and Mitt Romney take their chance to set the record straight, pointing out the false accusations their opponent has leveled and giving their response.