Candidates for next year's Cook County elections made their pitches Thursday for why they deserve the support of the Democratic Party.The three minute speeches candidates gave may or may not have actually mattered in the final vote.
Political groups owe the state of Illinois hundreds of thousands of dollars in overdue fines. All campaign committees must make public who gave them money, and how they spent it. That's the law. And if they file these reports late, they can be fined.
One of the many remarkable things about the 2011 race for Chicago mayor is the fact that for the first time in the city's 174 year history, there will be two Latino candidates on the ballot. Never before has that happened. Not too long ago, the idea that a Latino could be a viable candid
The results of a fiercely contested Cook County election are exposing a gulf between white liberals and minority voters.Forrest Claypool’s anti-machine rhetoric has proven popular over the years with white progressives.