A proposed bill would force presidential candidates to do so before being allowed on the state presidential ballot.
Cubs supporters have mostly disregarded the Ricketts family’s extensive financial ties to Donald Trump’s campaign.
By appointing Bill Daley to his transition team, Governor-elect Rauner didn’t take long to demonstrate that it’s business as usual in the state of Illinois.
In the wake of Eric Cantor’s election loss, Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley swears that not all Republicans are crazy right-wingers.
Akbar Ahmed’s new book exposes a subtlety and complexity that ought to matter more.
A punctuation free period in belated honor of our essential characters
Stand by for change that won’t be, actually
Weekend in the Quad Cities: bridges, pols, taco pizza
Bobcat Goldthwait’s God Bless America is a black comedy about a murder spree
The Arizona sheriff’s long-form investigation into Barack Obama
Sarah Palin continues to make no sense.
President Obama returns to Chicago today to celebrate his 50th birthday at the Aragon.
The Irish student beaten in a Bucktown baseball bat attack last year is struggling to recover. (Sun-Times) Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. says the iPad is responsible for killing American jobs. Well, “probably,” at least. (Real Clear Politics) The snow that you saw on the ground this morning is part of a record snowfall for spring, […]
The Four Loko Party: we’re the future, your future.
Rick Perlstein on “Fractures, Alliances and Mobilizations in the Age of Obama: Emerging Analyses of the ‘Tea Party Movement.'”