The 21st Show

Politics News Roundup - March 8, 2024


A new analysis from Capitol News Illinois found close to 9 out of 10 primaries for judicial and state legislative seats have just one candidate, or none at all. We'll talk about why the competition is so limited, compared to previous years.

After, we'll focus on how Republicans and the Freedom Caucus are against the newest spending bill passed in the House, which was created to avoid the threat of another partial government shutdown.


Andrew Adams

Statehouse and Chicago Reporter, Capitol News Illinois

Linda Kenyon

Illinois Public Media Washington Reporter