U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) is among a group of 14 Democratic lawmakers now attending the United Nations Climate Conference in Madrid, which critics argue is an unnecessarily costly and somewhat hypocritical endeavor.
All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Republican congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently drew criticism from U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), a charter member of "the Squad” – four famously progressive Democratic U.S. Reps. – after Ives publicly voiced her support for Cook County Board Commissioner Dan Patlak’s reelection efforts.
Congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has earned the support of Republican National Committeewoman for Illinois Demetra DeMonte in Ives' 6th District run against U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove).
Illinois state Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) plans to hit the ground running following his recent appointment to a newly created commission looking for ways to curb political corruption in Springfield.
Republican House candidate Peter Breen wonders just how much state lawmakers could really have done during the just-concluded legislative session to change the rising culture of corruption in Springfield.
Jeanne Ives is blasting her 6th Congressional District opponent, incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downer's Grove), for his public support of the reauthorization of the long-troubled Export-Import Bank.
Even as he voted in favor of Democrat-sponsored legislation touted as bringing ethics reform to Springfield in the midst of a number of federal corruption probes, Illinois state Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) blasted the depth and sincerity of the bills as “legislative malpractice.”