The Week in Review: Pritzker Gets Opponent He Wanted in Trump-Backed Bailey

Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker got the opponent he wanted as Republican Darren Bailey easily won the GOP primary in the race to become Illinois’s next governor. And Bailey, who called Chicago a “hellhole” appears to now be courting Chicago voters.

Conservative State Sen. Darren Bailey Cruises to GOP Nomination, Will Face Gov. J.B. Pritzker in November

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More explosive allegations from the latest congressional committee hearing into the Jan. 6 attacks in Washington. Former aide to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, Cassidy Hutchinson, said President Donald Trump knew many of his supporters were armed before encouraging them to march on the U.S. Capitol.

Aide: Trump Dismissed Jan. 6 Threats, Wanted to Join Crowd

The Supreme Court wrapped up its term by sharply limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to effectively regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

Supreme Court Limits EPA in Curbing Power Plant Emissions

And R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison by a New York judge after the R&B singer was convicted on racketeering and sex-trafficking charges.

R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in New York Sex Trafficking Case


Craig Dellimore, WBBM Newsradio | @WBBMNewsradio @CraigDellimore

Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ | @DMihalopoulos@WBEZ 

Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune | @JeremyGorner @ChicagoTribune

Amanda Vinicky, WTTW News | @AmandaVinicky @WTTWNews

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