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Friday, Mar 7, 2014

Watch: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Watch: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

The 2014 Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidates participated in a forum on Tuesday, March 4, co-sponsored by NBC 5 Chicago and the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics and Harris School of Public...

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

Rauner Calls ISATs an "Abomination"

Rauner Calls ISATs an "Abomination"

Bruce Rauner callde the Illinois Standards Achievement Test an "abomination" at the GOP gubernatorial candidate forum.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

Republican Candidates Talk Job Creation

Republican Candidates Talk Job Creation

Mark Rosenblum, a recent college grad, asks republican candidates at the GOP gubernatorial candidate forum about their plans to create and improve job opportunities for young graduates in Illinois.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Dillard: "I Will Be Able to Tell Mayor Rahm Emanuel No"

Dillard: "I Will Be Able to Tell Mayor Rahm Emanuel No"

Dubbed one of the most powerful men in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel isn’t the easiest man to say no to.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

Sen. Kirk Dillard: "I'm Not Part of the Problem"

Sen. Kirk Dillard: "I'm Not Part of the Problem"

Senator Kirk Dillard claims Bruce Rauner should not be able to buy "the people's mansion" when it comes to campaigning.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

Republican Candidates Weigh In on Minimum Wage

Republican Candidates Weigh In on Minimum Wage

Candidates discussed their positions on whether or not they would raise or lower minimum wage at the GOP gubernatorial candidate forum.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

Dillard Defends Relationship with Obama

Dillard Defends Relationship with Obama

Dillard addresses concern of his participation in a commercial for President Obama at the GOP gubernatorial candidate forum.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

Bill Brady Compares Rauner to Blago

Bill Brady Compares Rauner to Blago

Bill Brady said Bruce Rauner sounded like Rod Blagojevich during the GOP gubernatorial candidate forum.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

Republican Candidates Discuss Reinstating Death Penalty

Republican Candidates Discuss Reinstating Death Penalty

Republican candidates discuss their position on the death penalty in Illinois at the GOP gubernatorial candidate forum.

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Issue Brief: The Debate Over Term Limits Challenges the Established Legislature

Issue Brief: The Debate Over Term Limits Challenges the Established Legislature

The debate over term limits threatens long-standing legislators and makes way for new ones.

Ward Room
Scammers Impersonating AG's Office on Social Media

Scammers Impersonating AG's Office on Social Media

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office is warning residents about scammers impersonating the office on social media.
Kevin Quinn's Ex-Wife Says She Warned of Alleged Abuse

Kevin Quinn's Ex-Wife Says She Warned of Alleged Abuse

The estranged wife of high-ranking political operative Kevin Quinn told NBC 5 Friday that she sent a letter to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's office, desperately seeking assistance and detailing...
Planning To Vote in March? Know These Important Deadlines

Planning To Vote in March? Know These Important Deadlines

Make sure you're prepared for the upcoming primary elections if you plan on voting.
3rd New Case of Legionnaires at Veterans Home Where 13 Died

3rd New Case of Legionnaires at Veterans Home Where 13 Died

A third new case of Legionnaires' disease has been reported this week in a resident at a western Illinois veterans' home where the illness has been linked to the deaths of 13 people since 2015 and sickened...
Woman Accusing Madigan Aide of Harassment Claims Retaliation

Woman Accusing Madigan Aide of Harassment Claims Retaliation

The woman who accused a high-ranking political aide to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan of sexual harassment said Wednesday that she is being targeted in retaliation for speaking out.
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