By Associated Press
An outspoken Holocaust denier is likely to appear on the November ballot as the Republican nominee for a Chicago-area congressional district.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, son of Sen. Robert Kennedy. Now, he's running for Illinois governor.
Former longtime Illinois Congressman John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has so infuriated some far-right members of his Republican party with his actions on abortion, immigration and other issues that he's now facing a primary challenge as he seeks a second term.
All of the candidates combined have raised more than $100 million in the past year.
It's an exodus that longtime Statehouse observers say is unusual not just for the high number of lawmakers leaving, but for the reasons many legislators are giving.
By Sara Burnett and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner used his veto power Tuesday to strip millions of dollars for Chicago Public Schools from a school funding overhaul, a move that could mean no districts get state money before classes begin.
By John O'Connor, Associated Press
Illinois has its belated state budget, but the state Capitol's next flashpoint in the political struggle over finances is about how to fund public education with just weeks before the first day of school.
Illinois finally has a budget plan after two years. Now, to start paying bills.
By Erica R. Hendry, Kristen Doerer, Joshua Barajas, Iman Smith
After another week and another series of Trump tweets that stole the media’s attention, these important stories may have gotten lost in your news feed.
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