The Role Stephen A. Douglas Played in Illinois
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Brandon Johnson’s reputation — and the city’s — will be on the line during the DNC. Can he keep the peace? Read more
Controversial as he was (and is), the politician had an outsized role in making the state — and Chicago — what it is today. Read more
If you’re a successful governor with $2 billion, where do you go next? Read more

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Brandon Johnson’s reputation — and the city’s — will be on the line during the DNC. Can he keep the peace? Read more
If you’re a successful governor with $2 billion, where do you go next? Read more
Despite a lack of support from the 22nd Ward, developer IDI Logistics is moving forward with demolishing a dozen century-old industrial buildings in North Lawndale. Will it become another empty lot? Read more
Abdelnasser Rashid, Illinois’s only Palestinian American legislator, wants a path that centers human rights, equality, and a desire for peace. Read more
We gave Brandon Johnson’s first year in office an overall C-minus — but that's not a failing grade. Read more