With Illinois’ Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn silently at his side, an outspoken Chicago clergyman connected the GOP to the Ku Klux Klan on Thursday and suggested Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner stands for “evil.”
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked foreign policy and growing up in the Chicagoland area during a book tour stop here on Wednesday. But she didn’t address speculation about a possible 2016 presidential run.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a controversial overhaul of two Chicago pension systems into law on Monday, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel vowed he wouldn't raise property taxes for at least a year to pay for the pension changes.