On the eve of his inauguration as Illinois’ 43rd governor, J.B. Pritzker sits down for an interview with Amanda Vinicky and talks about his plans for the state.
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From a childhood marked by privilege and tragedy to a life of business success and philanthropy, we bring you an original, in-depth look at the life of new Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
With a collective call for elected officials to end their abdication of responsibility, and with a promise for what’s become a rarity – a balanced budget – J.B. Pritzker takes the oath of office, becoming Illinois’ 43rd governor.
J.B. Pritzker wins the battle of the billionaires. Strong voter turnout driven by millennials helped bring a blue wave to the state. And in sports, the Chicago Blackhawks dump coach Joel Quenneville.
Pritzker announced his transition team will include a 17-member “budget and innovation” committee to help address Illinois’ projected budget shortfall.
Fresh off a double-digit victory, Democrat J.B. Pritzker appeared to back away from a previously-endorsed plan that would inch the state toward his long-term vision for linking tax rates to residents’ means.
The billionaire Hyatt hotels heir handily defeated Republican incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday, closing out one of the most expensive statewide races in U.S. history.
Fresh on the heels of winning City Council approval for his planned presidential center in Jackson Park, former President Barack Obama is heading back to Chicago for a get-out-the-vote rally Sunday.
The story of money in politics doesn't stop with spending on races for Congress. Illinois has the second most expensive race for governor on record at $210 million so far.
U.S. Navy veteran Grayson “Kash” Jackson may be one candidate for governor that few people have heard of. He tells us about his plans to fix the state.
From a childhood marked by privilege and tragedy to a life of business success and philanthropy, we bring you an original, in-depth look at the life of Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker.
While the country debates civility and decency in political rhetoric, a new commercial causes a stir in the race for Illinois governor. Grammy-winning rappers stump for a mayoral unknown. And can the Bears bounce back Sunday against the Jets?
With Election Day just two weeks away, controversy is swirling in the race at the top of the ticket – a race that’s breaking records when it comes to self-financing.