Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth voted Tuesday against the nomination of Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s choice to head the U.S. Department of Education. Read »
Mayor Rahm Emanuel urged fellow Democrats Monday to “take a chill pill” and accept their diminished power in Washington. Read »
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan explained her reasoning Sunday for filing a court motion that would block state employees from getting paid. Read »
Tributes to former President Obama have abounded since he left office last month, but some Illinois lawmakers are looking to honor their former colleague in a way that literally only they can. Read »
A bill proposed in the Illinois Senate would get rid of state symbols, such as the state bird, flower and state animal, among many others. Read »
Republican state Rep. David McSweeney has filed an amendment to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor. Read »
Chicago has settled its lawsuit against the beleaguered Redflex Traffic Systems for $20 million, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday. Read »
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