PEORIA — The Illinois state superintendent of schools says the outcome of the governor's race won't make a difference for the state's education funding problems.
Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, left, and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, answer questions during their second debate on Oct. 15, 2014 in Davie, Fla. | AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
The Florida governor's race is so hotly-contested, not even an electric fan could help Gov. Rick Scott (R) and Charlie Crist (D) get some separation.
Did you miss last night's televised debate between Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner? Lucky for you, here are the major talking points, condensed into one minute.
Former President Bill Clinton greets audience members after speaking at a campaign event for Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
It's just another day of a steady stream of star-studded pols strutting through town to stump for Gov. Pat Quinn's reelection. And Tuesday means former President Bill Clinton.
Yesterday, while President Barack Obama took some time to cast his ballot while in Chicago, Aia Cooper was lucky enough to be casting her ballot as well, right next to him.
President Barack Obama waves to onlookers during a visit to a call center on Monday, where he met Sen. Dick Durbin and Gov. Pat Quinn. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.
As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school — some on as little as $7.25 per hour.
WASHINGTON — After returning to the White House from Chicago on Monday night, President Barack Obama on Tuesday meets with Defense Sec. Chuck Hagel and Treasury Sec. Jack Lew.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has donated another $1.5 million into his own campaign fund putting him over the $20 million mark in his quest to become the state's next governor.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
Former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline (right) with former officer Jim Mullen in 2008. | Sun-Times file photo
Cop shop: Watch for Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy to be handed $1 million Tuesday to buy 2,000 bulletproof vests for Chicago’s finest. “One bullet can change the life of a Chicago Police officer,” said former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline, the executive director of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. He will present the gift to McCarthy.
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