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Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner meet Monday night in Chicago for a third and likely final debate before the Nov. 4 election. | Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

Quinn, Rauner square off in last debate before election

An isolation device is displayed at O'Hare, which would protect the first responders from contamination by other people with deadly diseases, including the Ebola virus. | Al Podgorski / Chicago Sun-Times

U.S. issues Ebola travel restrictions, including O’Hare

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.

Unemployment rates fall in 31 states

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including many currently embroiled in tough political campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the midterm elections Nov. 4.

Outgoing city treasurer Stephanie Neely said she was "amused" that GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner had tried to make her departure an issue in his campaign. | Sun-Times File Photo

Tearful city treasurer addresses aldermen for final time

Retiring City Treasurer Stephanie Neely dissolved into tears Tuesday as she took her eighth and final turn on the hot seat at City Council budget hearings.

 
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

Poll: Crist, Scott in dead heat in Florida

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.

WATCH: Quinn, Rauner debate in 60 seconds

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)

Next up for Quinn: Bill Clinton

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. 

Three Ways ACA is affecting Business

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.

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

During Chicago visit, Obama looks backward and forward

A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.