The Role Stephen A. Douglas Played in Illinois
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If you’re a successful governor with $2 billion, where do you go next? 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
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

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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
A year into office, Brandon Johnson still feels like a rookie. Read more