Billionaire J.B. Pritzker officially announces he's joining the crowded field of Democratic candidates who want to take on Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018. The U.S. Senate uses the so-called "nuclear option" to advance President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
The Chicago Teachers Union decides not to vote on a one-day strike. Democrats in Springfield push a stopgap spending bill to fund struggling state universities.
Rival power companies warn of layoffs and plant closures after a controversial Exelon bailout from state lawmakers.
And baseball season gets underway as the Cubs take their opening series from the Cardinals and the delay-plagued White Sox split two games with the Tigers.
Those stories and more with Paris Schutz and guests:
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