In Chicago, a former teacher’s union organizer unexpectedly won the mayor’s race. In St. Louis, progressives secured a majority on the municipal board. The next opportunities could lie in Philadelphia and Houston, which also hold mayoral elections this year.
Last year, shoppers paid roughly 6% more for their groceries than the year before. But it’s the cost of meat in particular that is behind much of the rise in our grocery bills. Beef is now some 20% more expensive than it was, while pork is up 14% and chicken around 7%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ appearance at Wednesday’s inauguration was the gift that kept on giving to social media. Chicagoans had some particularly clever takes.
New Hampshire Democrats gave Bernie Sanders a win, but also a warning.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders visited Selma, Alabama to commemorate the commemorate the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” along with other presidential hopefuls, before hosting a rally Sunday night in Chicago.
Politicians and health care advocates across the country will hold rallies Sunday calling for the protection of millions of Americans’ health care coverage. Get the Chicago rally details.
Hillary Clinton may be riding high in the polls but tensions between her and the progressive left of her party remain. What do Democrats need to do to maintain party unity?
Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to be nominated by a major party in the U.S. Meanwhile, Mayor Rahm Emanuel takes a hit at the Democratic National Convention and Illinois Democratic delegates focus on finding a challenger to Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, a Hillary Clinton delegate, says supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders “will fall in line behind” Clinton.
Although plenty of Bernie Sanders supporters made their voices heard, Hillary Clinton's former presidential opponent stressed for unity, declaring Clinton "must become the next president of the United States."
The Illinois delegation is divided among Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters, and the latter are divided on whether or not to get behind the party's presumptive nominee.
A heat wave that struck Philadelphia on Sunday didn’t keep Bernie Sanders supporters from marching the city’s streets on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.
Donald Trump aims to raise $1M at Chicago fundraiser
Will an endorsement from Bernie Sanders win over the Bernie-or-Bust crowd for Hillary Clinton? The latest in the race for president.
The day after Hillary Clinton became the first female candidate of any major party to claim a presidential nomination, all eyes turned to her rival Bernie Sanders, who said he has no intention of backing down.
With less than a month until the end of the presidential primaries and caucuses, Donald Trump appears confident he'll pick up the Republican nomination. Despite Hillary Clinton’s commanding lead in pledged and unpledged delegates, Sen. Bernie Sanders pushes on.
Tuesday’s primary in New York proved that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the front-runners in their respective parties, with both candidates winning big in a state that was crucial to each campaign. What does it mean for the other candidates moving forward?