With word just breaking that Kenneth Griffin kicked in $20 million to Richard Irvin’s gubernatorial campaign, I guess you can say he passed the audition. Irvin, that is, not Griffin. No, Griffin’s running the audition. It’s his play, and he’s casting it. I thought Griffin might abandon Irvin after his inability to answer a straightforward […]
Adeshina Emmanuel decodes J.B. Pritzker’s wiretapped conversation about the “African-American thing.”
Also, former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert to report to prison in June.
Also, the bizarre murder in a high-rise gym, and the University of Chicago again investigated over its handling of sexual assault.
Also, body of missing tourist from London found on top of retired Metra train, and Hugh Hefner fights CPS budget cuts to his high school with donation.
Also, many questions remain in strange murder of Gage Park family, and Obama wants to help the CTA rebuild the Red Line.
Check out the exhaustive guide to the legislative races from the folks behind Aldertrack.
Chicago elected officials who sat down with the governor say sweet talk only goes so far.
In his first press conference since being elected, Bruce Rauner names long-time insiders to his transition team but reveals little about his plans in office.
State representative Annazette Collins was named the replacement for retiring state senator Rickey Hendon today. Hendon, whose district is located on the city’s west side, resigned last month.
Rickey Hendon shows you how to play Chicago hardball.
When the Illinois Policy Institute is suggesting the state borrow billions of dollars, you know you’re in trouble.
Illinois is in terrible financial shape. That’s why we need a monkey tax.
Dan Hynes came out swinging against Pat Quinn yesterday, as Mick Dumke reported. Last night he discussed the race with Bruce Dold of the Trib and Laura Washington of the Sun-Times.
This morning a reporter asked Dan Hynes about Governor Pat Quinn’s proposal to increase the state income tax, and Hynes responded with a flash of sardonic wit. “When you were talking about Pat Quinn’s plan, were you talking about version one, two, or three?” Hynes said. It’s no secret that Hynes is going to try […]