Joel Weisman and his panel discuss Dominick’s exit from Chicago, and the roughly 5,600 employees about to get pink slips. Many of the Dominick’s stores anchor entire shopping centers. What impact will the vacancies have? And what effect will the gay marriage bill have on the next Republican primaries? Watch the web extra conversation.
Venture capitalist Bruce Rauner says he'll fix a broken Springfield in an ad announcing his run for governor. Rauner joins us to discuss his bid.
With only one day left to the legislative session, lawmakers in Springfield are still deciding what to do on critical issues – like pensions, gay marriage, gambling and concealed carry. Carol Marin reports from the capitol on this last-minute frenzy.
The Illinois Senate approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage—bringing it one step closer to becoming law. The bill passed the Senate in a 34-21-2 vote, but now faces a tougher vote as it moves to the Illinois House of Representatives. See how Senate members voted in our interactive graphic.
We asked for your thoughts about Ald. Proco Joe Moreno keeping Chick-fil-A out of his ward in support of gay marriage. We read what some of you had to say in Viewer Mail.
The issue of gay marriage in Illinois is heading to court. Two lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of same sex couples say they are being denied their constitutional rights. We hear why the suits are coming now.
One day after President Obama's public support of gay marriage, we assess the political landscape and look at how the issue may affect the November elections.