While it wasn't an official debate, current Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and her Democratic challenger Sheila Simon talked about the issues heading up the the election Monday night on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight."
WASHINGTON — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.
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
WASHINGTON — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday.
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.
Republican Anthony Culler, who is challenging Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., is standing behind his comments where he described gay couples as "Gremlins."
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 on Monday. | Gerald Herbert/AP
It's just another day of a steady stream of star-studded pols strutting through town to stump for Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election. And Tuesday means former President Bill Clinton. For Bruce Rauner, it means Chris Christie in Rockford.
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.
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.
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