Illinois' declining manufacturing sector led to one candidate for congress calling for repeal of a controversial free trade deal in Tuesday's debate. But mostly Congressman Rodney Davis and his challenger agreed in Tuesday's debate from Springfield.
Gasoline is now selling for under $3 for a gallon of Regular in many parts of Illinois outside of the Chicago area..
Thousands of voters have cast early ballots in Chicago's suburbs. It's been a critical region in previous elections, and campaigns in hotly-contested races are pushing early voting.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are getting ready for their third and likely final televised debate.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment in the state continued to drop in September, falling to 6.6 percent.
Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner continue to battle over what's best for Illinois’ future. The top candidates debated for the second time Tuesday night in Chicago.
Congressman Rodney Davis (R) and Judge Ann Callis (D) are fighting to represent Illinois' 13th District in the U.S. House. Illinois Public Media spoke with both candidates for an in-depth look at where they land on issues, and how they'd legislate.
Four hours before Governor Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner debated in Peoria, a two-day long hearing on Governor Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program wrapped up in Chicago. The governor brushed off results of the hearing as nothing more than "political."
The two leading candidates for Illinois governor met Thursday night in Peoria for the first debate of the election season. Both men stuck closely to the ideas they’ve been honing for months on the campaign trail.
The treasurer's office oversees Illinois' investments and provides several services, including college savings plans for residents and a loan program for farmers. Senator Mike Frerichs is challenging Tom Cross for the office.