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Democrats Richard Gonzalez, Sol Flores and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia are vying to replace U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez. What solutions do they envision for problems impacting this predominantly Hispanic district?

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Candidates J.B. Pritzker, left, Chris Kennedy, center, and Daniel Biss appear on “Chicago Tonight” on March 14, 2018.

Democratic gubernatorial front-runner J.B. Pritzker came under intense scrutiny during an hourlong candidate forum Wednesday on “Chicago Tonight” – the final such event before the March 20 primary election. Watch the discussion and videos from a post-event press conference.

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Candidates J.B. Pritzker, left, Chris Kennedy, center, and Daniel Biss appear on “Chicago Tonight” on March 14, 2018.

In their final meeting before the primary, the top three Democratic candidates for governor explain why they should represent their party in November. J.B. Prizker, Chris Kennedy and Daniel Biss join us. 

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Just how complicated is election law? An unexpected opening on the Cook County primary ballot offers some insight.

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State Rep. Jeanne Ives is running an insurgent campaign to challenge Gov. Bruce Rauner in the Republican gubernatorial primary on March 20. Hear about her campaign and plans for the state in our full video.

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Democratic candidates for attorney general raise their hands Monday on “Chicago Tonight” in response to Carol Marin’s question, “Should Mike Madigan step down as chairman of the Democratic Party?”

Political leaders of the fabled Chicago Democratic machine have lost public support from a group of lawyers, one of whom may in the near future be well-placed to do more than just talk about rooting out corruption.

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Meet the eight Democrats running for Illinois attorney general Monday during a special hourlong episode of “Chicago Tonight.” Watch the full video.

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Accusations and endorsements fly as the primary election nears. House Speaker Michael Madigan warns Democrats against harassment – again. The city sues opioid distributors. And Loyola preps for the Big Dance.

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There’s no shortage of candidates to replace Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. But while Democrats have eight candidates to choose from, on the Republican side there are just two.

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and former Ald. Bob Fioretti appear on “Chicago Tonight” in October and November 2017, respectively.

A candidate forum ahead of the March 20 primary features the incumbent and her challenger, a former Chicago alderman.

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Voters this month will be tasked with electing Cook County Circuit Court judges. To help navigate the options, two Chicago bar associations screened and ranked each candidate. Here are their recommendations.

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There’s a heated battle in the Democratic primary for Cook County assessor that few saw coming. Fritz Kaegi talks about taking on incumbent Joseph Berrios in our candidate forum.

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Ahead of the March 20 primary election, Chicago Tonight is hosting a series of candidate forums. Here’s what you need to know.

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Illinois voters can begin casting their votes in a series of heavily contested primary races, as early voting began in earnest Monday.

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As Democrats aim to retake control of the U.S. House, they’re pinning hope on voters who live in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District. But first, primary voters need to decide who will be the nominee.

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U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski is facing a tough re-election fight in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. Lipinski and challenger Marie Newman join us for a candidate forum.