Caps off in heated Cook County Board 17th district race between Morrison, Rashid October 19, 2018 By A.D. Quig - A political action committee largely funded by the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association has blown the contribution caps in the Cook County Board’s 17th District race in the closing weeks of the campaign.
Plan Commission green lights massive redevelopment of Tribune printing plant, Union Station renovation October 19, 2018 By Heather Cherone - Efforts to remake former industrial land along the Chicago River west of The Loop advanced Thursday, after the Plan Commission gave the green light to the massive redevelopment of the Tribune printing plant.
Madigan, Emanuel narrow down independent monitor finalists to four October 19, 2018 By A.D. Quig - Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have winnowed down the list of potential monitors to help oversee the Chicago Police Department consent decree from nine to four.

Democratic Party of Illinois’ Christian Mitchell talks Pritzker’s big money, Madigan, and statewide outreach

Illinois Democrats say they are confident they will ride a “Blue Wave” to victory Nov. 6th, and recent poll numbers have bolstered that confidence — Democrat JB Pritzker is currently leading Gov. Bruce Rauner by a full 20 points, and Pritzker’s money has bolstered races up and down the ballot. State Rep. Christian Mitchell, a Hyde Park Democrat and interim Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Illinois, sheds light on the future of the party, House Speaker Mike Madigan, and money in politics. 

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