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Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

The year-and-a-half fight that Democrats have waged against Gov. Bruce Rauner’s “turnaround” agenda has coalesced nearly all of Illinois’ labor movement behind the Democratic Party, and nowhere is that more evident than in Philadelphia this week.

A smog-filled day in Chicago in 2009. (Owen Clay / Flickr)

In response to the National Weather Service’s air quality alert, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has declared an Air Pollution Action Day for the Chicago area on Wednesday.

Official portrait of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

Nearly 50 percent of registered Democratic voters would likely cast a vote for U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in the 2018 race for Illinois governor, a new poll shows.

Japanese garden in Jackson Park (Steven Kevil / Creative Commons)

Jackson Park beat out Washington Park as the site for the future Obama Presidential Center. Reaction from Illinois delegates at the Democratic National Convention.

While many in his party are already looking ahead to 2018, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says he’s focusing on the upcoming November election and growing Democratic majorities in Illinois.

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President Barack Obama said “there has never been a man or a woman—not me, not Bill, nobody—more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America.”

President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waving to the crowd as they exit the stage. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

President Barack Obama electrified a packed Wells Fargo Arena with his speech, but things got even more exciting the moment he finished and Hillary Clinton walked on stage to embrace him. 

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