Beside recruiting President Barack Obama's former adviser David Plouffe to lead its policy branch, Uber has brought on a small army of lobbyists to tackle political issues on the state level—and here in... Read »
The Chicago Democrat had been weighing a primary challenge to Gov. Pat Quinn and former White House chief of staff Bill Daley for months. In a statement Thursday, he said he "did not take lightly the calls... Read »
Pat Quinn and Bill Daley attack each in the Washington Post. Could their feud create an opportunity for state Sen. Kwame Raoul? Read »
Illinois lawmakers were set to lose their paychecks Thursday barring a court's intervention, but there still appeared to be no end in sight to a stalemate over the state's $100 billion pension mess that prompted... Read »
Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago said Thursday that fellow Democratic state Sen. Gary Forby of Benton will sponsor legislation that will be presented Friday. Read »
The Illinois Senate Executive Committee is approving a Democratic plan to allow the public possession of firearms. Read »
Sen. Kwame Raoul's measure would allow gun owners to apply to the Illinois State Police for a permit. Read »
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