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Chicago Sun-Times - Politics

Jerry Nowicki | Capitol News Illinois

4 days ago

Foxx bashes 'dishonest blame games,' calls for 'honest conversation' after night of looting

11 hours ago

Black Lives Matter to Lightfoot: Unrest won't end until 'the safety and well-being of our communities is finally prioritized'

4 hours ago

Illinois sees only one new COVID-19 death, but daily caseload again tops 1,000

9 hours ago

Second round of looting puts Chicago at a crossroads

7 hours ago

Sports complex, science labs and new high school highlight CPS' proposed $8.4B budget

4 hours ago

Navy Pier's private operator says pier could be shut down as it deals with $20 million loss

10 hours ago

Latest looting leaves a lot to unpack: shock, anger, sadness — and heartbreak

6 hours ago

CPS to slash school police budget by more than half, to $15 million

4 hours ago

Pritzker defends proposed changes to mask rules as state sees 1,382 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

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Top Illinois pols use 'millionaire's' loophole to avoid campaign cash limits, raise big bucks

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Sandy Bergo | Better Government Association

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Chuck Neubauer | Better Government Association

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As pandemic blitzes city finances, an unexpected cash windfall for Chicago government

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Trump bypasses Congress, signs executive orders to extend unemployment benefits, defer payroll tax

2 days ago

Ex-city official signals plea deal coming in federal bribery case

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Judge denies emergency motion compelling Chicago police give arrestees phone call, lawyer within hour

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Head of troubled teachers' pension system quits after being put on administrative leave

4 days ago

Peter Hancock — Capitol News Illinois

4 days ago

Kanye West poised to be bounced from Illinois presidential ballot: Not enough valid signatures

3 days ago

Joe Biden, Democrats reveal details of DNC convention with nightly themes, speakers

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Killing of Black Disciples 'king' could be linked to Mexico's Gulf Cartel drugs, FBI says

3 days ago

Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

3 days ago

Crestwood mayor indicted in red-light camera bribery scheme

3 days ago

Preschool programs forge ahead during the COVID-19 pandemic but raise a warning flag

3 days ago

US Intelligence: China, Russia, Iran all seek to interfere in 2020 presidential election

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Meet the top contenders for Biden's Vice Presidential pick

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Lightfoot launches campaign to lift pay and benefits of home care workers

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'We're in really, really uncharted territory,' Kim Foxx says of gun violence in Chicago

3 days ago

Cook County Land Bank Authority sold vacant lots to a drug dealer

3 days ago

State extends unemployment benefits 20 weeks

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Ald. Scott tests positive for COVID-19 after appearing with Lightfoot — but mayor tests negative

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At the Virtual Table with Laura Washington and Lynn Sweet: 2020 preview of the upcoming Democratic and Republican conventions

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Developer pushes ahead with first new building at Lincoln Yards

4 days ago

Fran Spielman interviews Northwestern University Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer Luke Figora

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Illinois' average daily COVID-19 caseload more than doubled over past month as 'virus continues to ravage people of all ages'

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CPD's overtime budget jumps to $47.1 million in June while murders, shootings skyrocket

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Pritzker: 'Highly experienced money launderers' behind 120,000-plus fraudulent unemployment claims

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Chicago Public Schools staying closed due to worsening COVID-19 conditions, Lightfoot says

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