Northwestern Indiana State Senator Eyes Governor's RaceMelton was elected to the Senate in 2016. He was appointed by then-Gov. Mike Pence to the state Board of Education in 2015 and has become the point person for Senate Democrats on education issues.
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.
Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Target Of Racist RobocallsIn the recorded calls, someone falsely identifying himself as Andrew Gillum speaks in a racist, old-time minstrel dialect while asking voters for their support.
GOP Florida Gov. Nominee Criticized For 'Monkey' RemarkThe race between Gillum and DeSantis is widely seen as a toss-up.
Primary Sets Up Expensive Showdown Between Billionaires Rauner And PritzkerThe race for the highest office in Illinois is set, after billionaire J.B. Pritzker easily defeated five other candidates in the bid for the Democratic nomination, and Gov. Bruce Rauner squeaked out a win on the Republican side.
Pritzker's Call With Blagojevich Grist For Dems At Carbondale DebatePritzker says there was nothing sinister or illegal about the wiretapped phone call he made to Blagojevich about a job nine years ago.
Planned Parenthood Endorses Three For GovernorPlanned Parenthood of Illinois Action said it has endorsed multiple candidates in the past but it's not typical.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives To Challenge Rauner In Republican PrimaryGov. Bruce Rauner officially has a challenger in next year's Republican primary.
Rauner Launches Re-Election Tour, Sets Sights On Madigan AgainThe governor said he would try to roll back the income tax approved over his veto earlier this year.
Governor Bruce Rauner Formally Announces Bid For Re-Election In 2018With billionaire J.B. Pritzker leading the Democratic primary, race, the 2018 election could be the most expensive governor's race on record
Democrat Pawar Drops Out Of Race For Governor"We simply don’t have the money to meaningfully scale this campaign statewide," Pawar said in a letter to supporters.
Rauner, Dems Trade More Barbs About JobsRepublican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner joined Hegewisch small business owners Tuesday in a kind of economic walk of shame.
J.B. Pritzker Expected To Announce Run For GovernorEntrepreneur and billionaire investor J.B. Pritzker was expected to formally jump into the race for governor on Thursday.
State Sen. Daniel Biss Announces Run For GovernorState Sen. Daniel Biss said Monday he's running for Illinois governor in 2018, joining a growing field of Democrats hoping to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Democrat Chris Kennedy To Run For Illinois GovernorIt is Democratic businessman's first run at an elected office, but as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, Chris Kennedy says he's ready for the job.