Illinois Public Media spoke with Champaign native and Olympic speed skater Bonnie Blair, who's representing the U.S. in Russia, as well as Peoria native and former figure skater Matt Savoie.
Fifteen months after narrowly defeating four-time candidate David Gill, Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) is seeking a second term.
With a vote of 68-32, the Senate approved a sweeping farm bill Tuesday that will set rules and practices for American agriculture for five years.
A man who says he was a victim of sexual harassment by Treasurer Dan Rutherford has submitted a letter of resignation.
A candidate for lieutenant governor says Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is hindering job growth with his policies, and the stance he'd taken against lawmakers to see a pension plan passed.
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office is investigating allegations against him made by an employee he suspects was put up to it by rival gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner.
Doubling the income tax credit and raising the minimum wage were among Gov. Pat Quinn’s plans in his State of the State Address Wednesday.
The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to pass a five-year farm bill.
With the country slowly digging itself out of recession, some of his legislative priorities buried under Washington's partisanship and his approval ratings at some of their lowest levels, President Obama called for "a year of action" during his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn gives his sixth State of the State address on Wednesday in Springfield. It comes in an election year that has Quinn seeking a second full term as governor.