WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Oct. 2, 2020

Mayor Lightfoot lifts COVID-19 restrictions. Amy Coney Barrett accepts her Supreme Court nomination. Plus, Chicago kicks off early voting.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave the White House on Tuesday for the first presidential debate. The president announced early Friday that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave the White House on Tuesday for the first presidential debate. The president announced early Friday that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave the White House on Tuesday for the first presidential debate. The president announced early Friday that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave the White House on Tuesday for the first presidential debate. The president announced early Friday that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus.

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Oct. 2, 2020

Mayor Lightfoot lifts COVID-19 restrictions. Amy Coney Barrett accepts her Supreme Court nomination. Plus, Chicago kicks off early voting.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot eases COVID-19 restrictions on local businesses. Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan faces growing calls to testify in the ComEd bribery inquiry. President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. Plus, Chicago kicks off early voting.

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup with guest host Justin Kaufmann.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, Chicago politics reporter at WTTW

Lee Bey, Chicago Sun-Times editorial writer and author