With Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders winning convincingly in their respective Republican and Democratic primaries on Wednesday, one thing is clear: Voters on both sides of the political spectrum seemingly want little to do with establishment candidates or politics. Our panel of political experts weighs in on the race and where it's headed.
Hillary Clinton Looks to Hit Reset Button
Without even mentioning the election, President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address last night included a number of critiques of the rhetoric from Republican candidates who are preparing for tomorrow's debate in South Carolina. Political communications expert Jason DeSanto discusses the president’s speech and upcoming debate.
With voting day underway, it's a close one for the Illinois governor's race. We sit down with our panel to discuss what the winner will face politically and economically over the next four years; and the implications of a possible Republican-dominated Congress.
Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan throws a curveball, asking voters to approve a possible 3 percent surcharge on millionaires to help pay for education. How does that play into a governor’s race that has already become about class warfare? Paris Schutz has the details on that, and how high-profile Democrats and Independents are coming out in support of Bruce Rauner. Read Newt Minow's endorsement of Rauner.
Paris Schutz reports on why some powerful unions are urging Democratic members to cross over and vote Republican in next week’s gubernatorial election. Read an article.
Students Question GOP Gubernatorial Candidates
We share what you had to say about our recent forum featuring high school students from the Mikva Challenge questioning the GOP candidates for Illinois governor in tonight's viewer feedback.
Jim Oberweis is throwing his hat in the ring to become Illinois' next U.S. Senator in 2014.
Now that the government shutdown is over, the Republican party needs to look towards the 2014 elections. Who are the shining stars? And just how can the GOP fix their perceived messaging problem? We take a look at what's ahead for the Republican party.
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists examine the shaping race for the Republican gubernatorial primary in this web extra conversation.
The governor sounds the alarm on pension reform, but are Republicans finally buying in? Find out what the top Republican in the Senate had to say.