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“The southwest side was ripe for change,” said Jesús “Chuy” García.
The new automated poll compares to a July 26 IPOS statewide survey of 824 likely voters that found that Clinton led Trump
Concern over funding for mental health care and drug treatment services is acute enough that even tax-weary Chicago voters
The eventual and tormented release of the Laquan McDonald shooting death video in January pulverized Mayor Rahm Emanuel's
Historically, stigma weighed heavily on individuals struggling with mental illness or drug/alcohol addiction or both. In
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One protester said he was paid and didn't know the congresswoman's party. Others refused to say why they were there. What's going on?
After being thumped in New Hampshire last week by Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton returned to Illinois on Wednesday only to see that her edge over the Vermont senator has eroded.
For those Illinois Democrats who have been trusting in Hillary Clinton's skirt tails as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee to help sweep Illinois House and Senate Democratic incumbents back into office and to perhaps topple some GOP lawmakers, uh, knock it off.
On Thursday, Duckworth's campaign fired off a fundraising email to supporters bragging about a new poll showing her leading Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk by four-points.
The Democratic contest to succeed U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) has already drawn two announced candidates about whom voters are overwhelmingly undecided, a new survey says.
On Friday, May 15, the Chicago Sun-Times' Michael Sneed reported that Zopp, who has been recruited by ex-White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, had decided to run. Apparently, Zopp got her poll results back.
However, the company is angling toward a larger presence in Houston. Last week, Crain’s Chicago Business reported that Houston’s
Despite the power of incumbency and the backing of the President, Rahm Emanuel nevertheless became the first mayor in Chicago history to be forced into a runoff. Emanuel's struggle to retain his office is a warning for politicians everywhere: Corporate Democrats are likely to find themselves on the defensive in 2016 and beyond.
The surge in early voting, which may be due in park to having taken place during Chicago Public Schools’ spring break, appeared
“I see why people are upset,” he said. “On the other hand, my job is to ask tough questions, even questions that result in
Our challenges are immense and urgent. But we have dedicated educators and families, and a mayor who's proven he'll take the heat to work on our budget. If we responsibly fund education, then even during tough times, we have so much to feel optimistic about.
The African American vote plays a crucial role in electoral politics, especially in a big city like Chicago. Many candidates have to gain approval from the African American community in order to secure the mayor's office.