The 27th annual Young Playwrights Festival is set to hit the stage at the end of the month, and we're joined by an organizer and one of this year's writers for a look behind the scenes. Plus, we find out about the most fraudulent philanthropies.
8th District Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth checks in from The Capitol with the latest on immigration talks and legislation around student loan interest rates. On the heels of former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason's album of work songs, we play songs about the daily grind.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney grabbed an easy victory in Illinois’ primary. The former Massachusetts governor took 47 percent of the vote and at least 41 of Illinois’ 54 elected delegate spots.Elsewhere, veteran U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., had a great day, veteran U.S.
Democrats running for Congress in Chicago's northwest suburbs found very little to disagree about during a debate Wednesday at WTTW public television.MORE ON THIS RACE: Discussion on Thursday's Afternoon Shift with Steve Edwards