The Blagojevich Saga: How Did We Get Here?When all else failed, he and his wife Patti Blagojevich began what some call a direct, public plea to President Trump, hoping he'd sympathize and set Blagojevich free.
Bruce Rauner Lists Winnetka Mansion For Nearly $3 MillionFormer Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner listed his Winnetka mansion for nearly $3 million.
Pritzker To Use Own Money To Increase Staff PayIllinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker plans to pay his own money to double the salaries of several key staffers.
Senate Overrides Rauner Veto On Immigrant Crime-Victim VisasSenate President John Cullerton's plan was approved 40-12 Wednesday. It would set a 90-day deadline for law enforcement officials to complete paperwork immigrants need for visas to stay in this country.
J.B. Pritzker And Julianna Stratton Discuss Long-Term PlansPritzker says his number one goal is to raise the living standards for working families in Illinois.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Concedes RaceBased on unofficial results, Evers won by about 31,000 votes.
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.
Colorado Democrat Could Become First Openly Gay Man Elected Governor In USRep. Jared Polis is on the path to becoming America's first openly gay governor after clinching the Democratic nomination to become Colorado's next chief executive Tuesday night.
Police Board President Endorses Chris Kennedy For GovernorChris Kennedy also began airing television ads centering on his personal experience with gun violence. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
At Issue: Democratic Governor Candidate Daniel Biss Talks Rauner's FailureDemocratic candidate for governor Daniel Biss said Bruce Rauner may already be running re-election campaign commercials, but his record as Illinois Governor is clearly one of failure.
Indiana Republicans Back Pence's Preferred Successorndiana Republican leaders selected Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday to replace Gov. Mike Pence on the November ballot, backing the governor's preferred successor over two members of Congress who also sought the nomination when Pence withdrew to become Donald Trump's running mate.
Opinion: Illinois Sinks Into The Abyss, Politicians Abandon Ship And The State’s Most Vulnerable DrownIllinois’s entire social services landscape is sinking, pulled under by the weight of the state’s budget quarrel. Thousands are suffering.
Rauner Cancels Seven Executive Orders His Predecessor Issued On Way OutA spokesman for Gov. Bruce Rauner says many of Quinn's final actions were "to settle political scores" and not to benefit the public.
Illinois Governor's Race: Rauner Unseats QuinnIn 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.
Candidates For Illinois Governor Focus On JobsDemocrat Pat Quinn was in Chicago, while Republican Bruce Rauner was in the suburbs on Friday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.