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Politics and Elections

Dem Poll: Quinn pulls ahead of Rauner in gov race for first time

Quinn picks up firefighters' backing, resumes attacks on Rauner

Durbin's first spot of 2014 campaign: Video

Lewis fields questions on schools, cops and her vision for city

Quinn ad hits Rauner on eliminating the minimum wage

Lewis contributes $40k to her campaign committee; Fioretti plans Saturday announcement

As she considers challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Chicago’s election next year, Chicago Teachers Union President has contributed $40,000 to her political campaign.

The Citizens to Elect Karen Lewis Mayor of Chicago campaign committee received the contribution Tuesday, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections. The following day, CTU staff coordinator Jackson Potter donated $2,000.


Rauner: No politics in $1M deposit in So. Side credit union

Ill. Chamber of Commerce backs Tom Cross for treasurer

Two more candidates join race for 38th Ward alderman

Mike Frerichs commits to $1.1 million ad buy in treasurer race