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Race, Ethnicity and Partisan Politics Dominate State and City Redistricting Battles

Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Thanksgiving

What can Virginia election results tell us about next year’s Illinois races?

2021 Legislative Results: Democrats Take A Victory Lap While Republicans Attack On Crime, Pensions And Taxes

How #MeToo Redeemed the ERA in Illinois, Ushered Madigan Out and Gave Women their Voice

Illinois Dems Show Fundraising Strength After Madigan’s Departure

Future of the Democratic Party in Illinois: Internal bickering, keeping grasp on power

Ken Griffin Hits Pritzker Over Violence, Threatens to Move Citadel Out of State

Illinois’ New Energy Bill: Winds of Change in Springfield

Illinois’ Governors and Chicago’s Mayors: A Dance of the Alphas

Future of the Illinois Republican Party: Many Challenges, a Bit of Hope

Illinois to Step in to Help Afghan Newcomers

Tough Road for Schools Fighting Gov. Pritzker’s Mask Mandate

Breakthrough COVID Infections: Are we more at risk than we think?

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Shifting Guidance and a Surging Virus Cast School Boards in the Spotlight

New Bears Stadium Talk Raises Concerns About Public Subsidies

Cash Mounting As Candidates Vie for Top Offices With Primaries a Year Away

New Open Seat in Illinois Supreme Court will be Expensive and Hotly Contested

Illinois Nuclear in a Renewable Future: Even if there is a will, is there a way?

Are Latino Voting Rights Protected in Illinois’ Redistricting Plan?

Why So Much Is At Stake In Illinois’ Energy Bill

Illinois Budget Leaves Billions in Federal Rescue Funds on the Table

Dramatic Reduction in Covid Cases in Last Five Months Allows for States to Reopen

State Issues Back-to-School Resolution for this Fall