Republican Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says ground troops may be needed in Iraq to defeat the group calling itself the Islamic State, or ISIS. But he says sending U-S troops back to Iraq is not an idea that Americans will support right now.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has released his 2013 federal and Illinois income tax returns.
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."
Three major Illinois newspapers have endorsed Republican Bruce Rauner over Gov. Pat Quinn.
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.
Email exchanges from a former aide of Gov. Pat Quinn are factoring into testimony at a lawmaker panel investigating a 2010 state anti-violence program under scrutiny for mismanagement.
Congressman John Shimkus says the US and Russia are in another Cold War. The Republican said he’s prepared to vote on military action to support Ukraine against Russian-backed separatists.
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.
Political attack ads go with the territory of running for office. But as Amanda Vinicky reports, one candidate says a new ad crosses the line. And he's suing over it.
Republican Tom Cross has served more than 20 years in the Illinois Legislature. But he stepped down as House Minority Leader in 2013 to run for State Treasurer against Democratic Champaign Senator Mike Frerichs.