State Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, waves as he walks down Western Avenue in the South Side Irish Parade on Sunday in Chicago. | Ashlee Rezin/For Sun-Times Media
State Sen. Bill Brady donned green and walked in the South Side Irish parade; state Sen. Kirk Dillard flew around the state propped up by his biggest political asset, former Gov. Jim Edgar; and Bruce Rauner focused on Downstate voters on Sunday. Meanwhile, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford wound down his efforts, not disclosing his final movements in advance of the four-way GOP gubernatorial showdown.
Both Illinois senators — Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Mark Kirk on Sunday said the vote in Crimea to split from Ukraine was not legitimate. Durbin returned to Chicago this weekend after a two-day visit to Kiev.
Sen. Joe Donnelly D-Ind. hits Chicago on Tuesday — the day of the Illinois primary — for a breakfast fundraiser where the co-hosts include Susan and Mike Axelrod, the wife and son of David Axelrod, President Barack Obama's political strategist and founder of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.
Bruce Rauner, the Republican frontrunner for governor, autographs a sign belonging to retiree Jackie Snow during a campaign stop Sunday at McGorrey’s Golf and Grill in Decatur. Chicago Sun-TImes photo/Elise Dismer
GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner spent a second straight day Downstate Sunday, mining for votes near state Sen. Bill Brady’s political home turf and predicting victory in the four-way race Tuesday.
Students from David Axelrod’s Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago might be considered 1 percenters among the politically impassioned. A willingness to partake in civil discourse despite their wide spectrum of opinions in an otherwise raucous political landscape proves millennials may be forming opinions more critically than ever before
The U.S. and the British governments on Sunday refused to recognize the results of a rushed, Russian-sponsored vote for Crimea to split from Ukraine and join Russia, a measure saying in a statement Sunday the international community will "not stand quitely by" the land grab. Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill. back from a two-day visit to Kiev on Sunday said it was a "lame excuse" for Russian President Vladimir Putin to invade the region.
GOP gubernatorial contender Bill Brady and wife Nancy work the crowd along Western Avenue Sunday in the South Side Irish parade. Chicago Sun-Times photo/Dave McKinney
GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady donned a green Jonathan Toews Chicago Blackhawks jersey and marched in the South Side Irish parade with wife, Nancy, and several sign-carrying supporters.
ATLANTA — The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it’s where the party’s toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford had much promise in the race for GOP governor until sexual harassment allegations hit and he refused to release the findings of a taxpayer-funded internal probe.
Dan Rutherford's campaign for governor wound down with a whisper this weekend.
The two topics this week: Overtime pay protections and Obamacare.
Over recent years, I’ve grown increasingly dismayed by the crude, rude, and downright nasty tone that has invaded not only political dialogue, but also our business and personal interactions.
The White House says Sunday’s referendum on succession is contrary to Ukraine’s constitution.
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