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Stories by Nick Blumberg

The Week in Review: Pritzker Disputes Discrimination Claims

An October surprise in the governor’s race. Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers his final budget address. Chance the Rapper rolls the dice on the mayoral election. And the Bears prep for the Patriots.

Web Extra, The Week in Review: The Race for Chicago Mayor

Paris Schutz and guests discuss the wide-open race for Chicago mayor and the future of the Cubs’ coaching staff.

Judy Woodruff on President Trump and the State of Journalism

Judy Woodruff appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Oct. 16, 2018.

How has covering the White House changed under President Donald Trump? We talk with Judy Woodruff of the “PBS NewsHour.”

Meet Some Small But Mighty Miniature Therapy Horses

Their effectiveness can’t be judged by their size: We visit the Barrington nonprofit Mane in Heaven to discover the therapeutic mission of these miniature horses.

‘On the Future’ Explores Prospects, Perils of Humanity’s Future

Martin Rees appears on “Chicago Tonight.”

A renowned astrophysicist explores the challenges facing Earth – and the prospect of life beyond it – in his new book “On the Future.”

2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election

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WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election is an online resource designed to inform voters about the candidates running for office in the Nov. 6 election. Learn more.

2018 General Election: Illinois Governor

| Rebecca Palmore

Learn about the candidates running for Illinois governor and lieutenant governor in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.

2018 General Election: US House of Representatives

| Rebecca Palmore

Learn about the candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.

2018 General Election: Illinois Attorney General

| Rebecca Palmore

Learn about the candidates running for Illinois attorney general in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.

2018 General Election: Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

| Rebecca Palmore

Learn about the candidates running for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner (two-year and six-year terms) in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.

2018 General Election: Cook County Commissioner

| Rebecca Palmore

Learn about the candidates running for Cook County commissioner in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.

2018 General Election: Illinois Secretary of State

| Rebecca Palmore

Learn about the candidates running for Illinois secretary of state in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.

2018 General Election: Illinois Comptroller

| Rebecca Palmore

Learn about the candidates running for Illinois comptroller in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.

Sean M. Morrison: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 17th District

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Sean Morrison

“I bring a small business owner’s pragmatic perspective to the Cook County Board where I have consistently advocated for fiscal responsibility, innovative reform measures and pro‐growth economic policies,” Sean M. Morrison says. Learn more about this candidate.

Abdelnasser Rashid: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 17th District

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Abdelnasser Rashid

“I see this as an opportunity for me to translate my experience – and my passion for fairness and justice – into the work of this important office,” says Abdelnasser Rashid. Learn more about this candidate.

Tim Schneider: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 15th District

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Tim Schneider

“I fight hard for small business owners, because if they are forced to leave, the residents have to pick up their share,” Tim Schneider says. Learn more about this candidate.

Kevin B. Morrison: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 15th District

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Kevin B. Morrison

“You will be my advisers and conscience as I take votes on issues that directly impact you,” says Kevin B. Morrison. Learn more about this candidate.

Scott Britton: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 14th District

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Scott Britton

“I became involved in public service in order to foster progressive values in my community,” Scott Britton says. Learn more about this candidate.

Chris Hanusiak: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 13th District

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Chris Hanusiak

“I have made the commitment to serve on the County Board and to fearlessly and constantly promote efficiency in government, seeking solutions to our tax problems by budget changes, not tax increases,” Chris Hanusiak says. Learn more about this candidate.

Larry Suffredin: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 13th District

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Larry Suffredin

“As a member of the County Board, I have been a strong independent advocate for the residents of Cook County,” says Larry Suffredin. Learn more about this candidate.

Steven Graves: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 11th District

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Steven S. Graves

“The Democratic Party should stop punishing success and rewarding voters with tax payer money,” Steven Graves says. Learn more about this candidate.

John Daley: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 11th District

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John Daley

“As a County Commissioner I have always made decisions based on the needs of my constituents,” says John Daley. Learn more about this candidate.

Bridget Gainer: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 10th District

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Bridget Gainer

“During my time as a commissioner, I have championed policies that benefit working families across Cook County,” Bridget Gainer says. Learn more about this candidate.

Peter Silvestri: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 9th District

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Peter Silvestri

“I’ve been a strong voice against raising taxes on the County Board,” Peter Silvestri says. Learn more about this candidate.

Frank McPartlin: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 9th District

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Frank McPartlin

“I’m determined to break the cycle of business as usual and the status quo,” says Frank McPartlin. Learn more about this candidate.