By Lauren Chooljian
Illinois Public Media News
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.
By David Folkenflik
Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, who led The Washington Post to national eminence through charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House, died Tuesday. He was 93.
Congressman John Shimkus (R) and Champaign County Zoning Board of Appeals Chair Eric Thorsland (D) are fighting to represent Illinois' 15th 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.
By The Associated Press
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.
By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are getting ready for their third and likely final televised debate.
By Scott Neuman
The Supreme Court has refused to block a Texas voter identification law for the November election – the first time in decades that the justices have allowed such a law to stand after a lower federal court had deemed it restrictive and unconstitutional.
By Jim Meadows
13th District Republican Congressman Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Ann Callis promoted themselves as problem-solvers ready to reach across party lines, during their broadcast debate Thursday night at the WILL-TV studio in Urbana.
By Jeff Bossert
Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer will seek a fourth 4-year term in office next spring.
by Lauren Chooljian
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.