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CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Gov. Bruce Rauner: Illinois Can’t Bail Out Chicago

The Republican governor delivered a rare speech to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday. He said the city’s agenda for fixing its fiscal issues cannot be separate from the state’s own reform efforts. He says it will require shared sacrifice and asked council members to work with him.

05/06/2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Mayor Lobbying for State to Ease Up on Certain Drug Offenses

The mayor and police superintendent in Chicago are sounding like crusaders for decriminalization of narcotics.

09/24/2014

Darryl Strawberry talks to fans before the start of the Pujols Family Foundation Annual Golf Tournament in St. Albans, Missouri on August 8, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Why Was Bill Clinton Concerned About Darryl Strawberry?

Documents released Friday say current St. Charles County resident caught White House attention as a NY Yankee

06/07/2014

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Mayors’ Group Pushes for Illinois Pension Reform

More than two dozen Illinois mayors are set to hold a news conference, hoping to encourage state lawmakers to make changes to pension systems for local police and fire departments.

04/21/2014

Jimmy Fallon (Getty/Mike Coppola)

Jimmy Fallon Takes Polar Plunge in Illinois

Tonight Show host did so at request of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

03/02/2014

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Ill. Rep Requests National Guard Help Stop Chicago Violence

Over the holiday weekend, 74 people were shot and 12 killed in Chicago, and Rep. Davis says the police don’t have the manpower to make arrests.

07/10/2013

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Ill. House Approves Concealed Carry Bill Opposed by Gov. Quinn

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office has called the plan a “massive overreach” because it would wipe out all local gun regulations, including Chicago’s ban on assault-style weapons.

05/24/2013

CHICAGO - MAY 16:   Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a swearing-in ceremony in Grant Park May 16, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel replaces former mayor Richard M. Daley, who had a 22-year run as Chicago's top politician.  (Getty/Frank Polich)

St. Louis Development Firm Clayco Moving Headquarters To Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office says Clayco’s decision to relocate its headquarters will create about 300 new jobs in Chicago.

01/04/2013

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Mayor: Illinois Must Ban Assault Weapons

Rahm Emanuel spoke Monday at the graduation and promotion ceremony for city police officers.

12/17/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

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