Democrats try to rally the vote during traditionally difficult non-presidential election year. Read »
Heavy rains drowned out a parade Thursday kicking off the Illinois State Fair, a 10-day celebration of agriculture that includes a mammoth 500-pound butter cow sculpture, concerts and various fried delicacies on... Read »
You probably won't remember it next year, but Aug. 14 is officially Toby Keith Day in Illinois. Why? Because Gov. Pat Quinn made the proclamation Wednesday as the country singer headlined the Illinois State... Read »
Thursday was Republican Day at the fair, and the big event was the Republican Day Rally at noon with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and the party's candidates for Illinois governor. Read »
There was no booing this year, but the divisions and intraparty squabbles among Illinois Democrats were on full display Wednesday in Springfield as they ripped both Republicans and each other during events that... Read »
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