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Politics and Elections

Rauner hits Quinn on tax hike timing

No black agenda on election table

Hillary Clinton hitting Illinois to stump for Gov. Pat Quinn

Obama coming to Chicago next week to campaign for Quinn

President Barack Obama will be coming back to Chicago next week in support of Gov. Pat Quinn’s reelection campaign.


Karen Lewis blows smoke on possible pot revenues

Frerichs wins property-tax appeal, but Cross smells clout

Nuns on the Bus set for voter registration rally in Union Park

Rauner uses Harold Washington criticism of Quinn in new ad

Cubs attendance to finish up for first time since 2008

Karen Lewis: Marijuana legalization could shore up city finances

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis – who is considering running for mayor in the city’s 2015 election – on Wednesday suggested lawmakers should consider legalizing marijuana to help the city generate tax revenue.