Chuy Garcia’s first term in Congress earns progressive accolades, honorary Squad membership
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Activists clash with aldermen over community benefits at Obama Presidential Center hearing, and other Chicago news
Also, city clerk Anna Valencia discusses her struggle to be taken seriously as a woman in politics.
The secret history of Illinois’s rent control prohibition
How conservatives preempted rent control before the public was ready to talk about it.
Billionaire J.B. Pritzker makes his 2018 gubernatorial run official, and other Chicago news
Also, a Toronto-to-Chicago flight was grounded after a fake bomb was found in a passenger’s luggage.
Illinois Republicans and Democrats actually worked together on state budget proposal, and other Chicago news
Also, Trump’s Twitter rant about Meryl Streep has some local elected officials newly concerned about his temperament.
CPD commander: Keeping Rahm safe has become difficult ‘due to current events,’ and other Chicago news
Also, Lincoln Park alderman Michele Smith is getting increasingly concerned about Airbnb.
In some ways, the 2014 primaries brought out the best in Illinois politics
Highlights of the 2014 primary elections
Home/Land takes a trip downtown
The Albany Park Theater Project’s passionate exploration of undocumented immigrants opens Thursday at the Goodman.
Can Alexi Giannoulias shake off the problems plaguing his family’s bank to win Obama’s old Senate seat?
The Jr. Senator from Illinois
Jesse Jackson Jr. throws his hat into the ring of wannabe replacements for Senator Obama.