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Dec 10, 2014 at 8:59 PM
Across the state of Illinois, people are mourning the loss of a prominent politician. The outspoken and unique Judy Baar Topinka died suddenly Wednesday after suffering a stroke.
Sep 13, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn's administration hired more than 60 percent of the Illinois Department of Transportation workers whose employment was deemed improper by a state watchdog, a document released Friday shows.
Aug 18, 2014 at 8:57 AM
A federal appeals court has taken on the issue of pay-to-play corruption in Illinois under disgraced ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Jul 16, 2014 at 10:05 AM
Rod Blagojevich's lawyers have submitted an additional argument on why an appeals court in Chicago should overturn the convictions of the imprisoned former governor.
Jul 9, 2014 at 5:56 AM
Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, the businessman-turned-politician who became the worldwide face of the city after Hurricane Katrina, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday.
Mar 23, 2014 at 2:26 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is questioning his Republican gubernatorial rival's ethics, wealth and stance on minimum wage during his re-election bid.
Jan 29, 2014 at 1:22 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn (D-Ill.) gave his annual State of the State address Wednesday, focusing on early education. He also discussed college grants, small business fees, pensions, promoting a new Biotech Center, upgrading water systems and how he has...
Dec 13, 2013 at 7:54 AM
The wife of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is attending a Chicago hearing to hear oral arguments in her husband's appeal.
Nov 12, 2013 at 9:40 AM
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's new running mate says he has a strong record on education, taxes and collective bargaining agreements.
Nov 8, 2013 at 9:35 AM
Former gubernatorial candidate and Chicago schools CEO will run for lieutenant governor.
Sep 6, 2013 at 4:23 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is naming a new chief of staff to replace Jack Lavin, who is resigning.
Jul 31, 2013 at 7:04 AM
Renovations are underway at the Illinois governor's mansion, even though the 158-year-old home hasn't been used much during the past two administrations.
Jul 15, 2013 at 9:41 PM
Lawyers for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have appealed his corruption convictions and 14-year sentence.
Feb 15, 2013 at 1:23 PM
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was formally charged with misusing campaign funds for personal use, federal authorities announced today.
Feb 8, 2013 at 10:50 AM
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors in the investigation into his alleged misuse of campaign funds, a Chicago television station reported Friday.