Two Chicago women are set to become Illinois' first ever same-sex married couple, and it will happen seven months before same-sex marriage can officially begin in the state.

Gov. Pat Quinn signed marriage equality into law before a crowd of thousands. Paris Schutz has the details.

Same-sex marriage passed both chambers on Tuesday in Springfield and is now waiting to be signed by Governor Quinn. State Representative Greg Harris, one of the key sponsors of the bill, joins us from the Chicago Sun-Times Springfield bureau with the latest.

What are the odds that pension reform, same-sex marriage, and gambling will be passed in the coming months? WUIS Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky looks ahead to the Springfield veto session.

Minneapolis Mayor

We share your thoughts on Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak's visit to Chicago in tonight's viewer feedback.

Mayor R.T. Rybak

The Mayor of Minneapolis, R.T. Rybak, has come to Chicago to invite same sex couples to marry in his city. We talk with him about the unusual campaign, as well as his thoughts about Chicago's mayor.