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Politics and Elections

Atlanta mayor to Illinois officials: You, too, can solve the pension crisis

As Illinois elected officials struggle to reduce an estimated $100 billion public pension system shortfall, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed visited the City Club of Chicago Thursday to share his message that “people that tell elected officials that you can’t solve hard problems and still get reelected don’t know what they’re talking about.”


Jesse Jackson Jr. to sell D.C. home to pay fines

Daley to return some -- not all -- campaign donations

Dold touts fundraising take in 10th District rematch

Illinois GOP stumbles on an issue it can use: Remap reform

Chicago Teachers Union on Rahm's $5 million: ‘He needs every damn dime.’

Lincoln Park GOP 'clubhouse' a must-stop for gubernatorial candidates

Democrat Durbin praises Republican Kirk for “stepping up,” backing raising debt limit

Rep. Schakowsky arrested at immigration rally in Washington D.C.

Rauner chooses Wheaton city councilwoman as running mate, says she has the ‘talent and guts’ to take on Springfield