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From the White House to the Jail House: How Likely Is It That Trump Will Go to Prison? Illinois legal experts weigh in.

Elizabeth Rochford Brings Fresh Trial Experience to Supreme Court and Strengthens Democrats’ Majority

Eliminating Cash Bail & the SAFE-T Act: Encore Presentation

The confusing saga and upcoming next steps for an elected Chicago School Board

Kwame Raoul’s Clash with the Cardinal Shines a Spotlight on a Low-Key State Official

What is the status of the ever-complicated Illinois Assault Weapons Ban?

Book bans thwarted in Illinois libraries, but battle continues in schools

Chicago Wins the 2024 Democratic Convention: From “The Daley Show” to “The Pritzker Program” 

Was the Chicago Mayoral Race a Referendum on Race, Crime, or Policy? Voting trends in contested wards hint at how Johnson secured victory

How Brandon Johnson Won the Chicago Mayor’s Race on a Progressive Platform

April 4th School Board Races Rife with Contention

Illinois’ Assault Weapons ban: From temporary restraining orders to multiple cases – we break it down

Congressman Jesus “Chuy” Garcia Runs for Chicago Mayor Inspired by Harold Washington’s Legacy

Three Black Justices, Five Women, Two Men: Breadth of Experience Marks Diverse Illinois Supreme Court

Brandon Johnson Seeks to Reduce Inequalities through Chicago Mayoral Run

Vallas Well-Armed for Chicago Mayor’s Race with Ideas, Money, Experience

Voter Turnout and Female Candidates on the Rise in Illinois — Remapping of Key Supreme Court Districts Rallied Voters

Did Trump’s Vote Fraud Claims Lead Republicans to Vote Late and Lose Early? Republican leaders weigh in

Reading the Tea Leaves from Illinois’ 2022 Midterm Elections

Vote like Your Democracy Depends Upon It – Because it Does

Court Ruling Opens Crucial State Supreme Court Races to Fundraising Free-for-All

Trump Factor and Abortion Signal Higher-than-Normal Midterm Turnout

Fake News: Is it happening in Illinois?

Illinois Supreme Court Hangs in the Balance – of Power: Democrats and Republicans face off in a critical election where abortion looms large

Is Illinois Experiencing a “Teacher Shortage”? No Shortage of Ideas to Solve Teacher Vacancies this School Year