SPRINGFIELD — Illinois unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent, the sixth straight monthly decrease in the state's jobless rate, according to figures released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner, a Democrat, is endorsing state Rep. Tom Cross, R-Oswego, in his bid for state treasurer. Weisner calls Cross, who is running against state Sen. Michael Frerichs, D-Champaign, a "down-to-earth individual." Frerichs' camp, meanwhile, questioned whether the endorsement had to do with Cross' law firm representing the city of Aurora. | AP Photo/M. Spencer Green
SPRINGFIELD — The former top House Republican, state Rep. Tom Cross, has picked up a key Fox Valley endorsement from the other side of the partisan divide in his bid for state treasurer.
SPRINGFIELD — A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is headlining a Thursday luncheon fundraiser for Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner who's trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
Sneed has learned that iconic feminist Gloria Steinem is coming to Illinois next Friday to stump for Gov. Pat Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD — A Sangamon County judge is considering an appeal by Republican attorneys to remove a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor from the November ballot.
GOP gubernatorial nominee unveiled his ethics proposals Wednesday. | Chandler West/For Sun-Times Media
GOP nominee Bruce Rauner said if he is elected governor, he will seek a slew ethics reforms, including several proposed laws and constitutional amendments.
Democrat Pat Quinn has taken to the airwaves in his latest attack on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
SPRINGFIELD — Republican Bruce Rauner seized on a new federal subpoena tied to Gov. Pat Quinn’s failed Neighborhood Recovery Initiative by launching a new television ad attacking the century-long tenure of Quinn and his current and former Democratic allies in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD — Democrat Pat Quinn debuted a new television ad Wednesday, taking aim at a company that was accused of defrauding Georgia’s state Medicaid program and that once was owned by Republican Bruce Rauner’s former private equity firm.
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