“This is the most important election in the history of our country,” Trump said in an unscheduled appearance after the nomination was official. “Our country can go in a horrible direction or in an even greater direction.”
Republican National Convention
Republicans will aim to recast the story of Donald Trump’s presidency when they hold their national convention, while drawing a stark contrast with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
The fallout continues from the political conventions. We hear from several reporters who spent two weeks on the ground at both the Republican and Democratic conventions.
The two top editors from the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times share their thoughts on the Republican National Convention. A modest tax rebate is coming to Chicago property owners. And the Cubs get back to their winning ways. Join Eddie Arruza and guests for these stories and more.
While some may find Donald Trump’s style brash, Kent Gray says people like him because “he’s an authentic truth teller.”
Donald Trump officially accepted the GOP nomination for president on Thursday, the final night of the Republican National Convention.
Join us all week for special coverage of the Republican National Convention.
Republican former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Thursday didn't hold back his criticism of Chicago's ballooning murder rate and the handling of it by his counterpart, Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The Republican National Convention has had its share of snafus and circus-like moments in its first three days. Representatives from the Illinois delegation say they hope Thursday is the night that changes all that.
An Illinois delegate for Donald Trump had her credentials revoked after Illinois Republican officials determined she was behind a racist Facebook post.
Day three of the Republican National Convention proved to be the liveliest one yet. Donald Trump made an appearance, Ted Cruz was booed for not endorsing Trump and Mike Pence accepted the Republican vice presidential nomination.
First there was warm applause, then restlessness, then all-out anger and rage. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz began his speech Wednesday by congratulating Donald Trump, but he did not mention the GOP presidential nominee's name again.
Thursday is the final day of the Republican National Convention. Find out what’s in store for the state’s delegation.
Attending the Republican National Convention has not changed former Illinois GOP chairman Pat Brady’s position on Donald Trump.
An interest in politics was a way for 17-year-old Carl Miller and his grandfather, Arthur Siml, to bond. Then it grew into an obsession. Now it has taken them all the way to Cleveland for the Republican National Convention.
It is one of the cornerstones of Donald Trump’s campaign platform, but a high-ranking Republican congressman on Wednesday told the Illinois delegation that Trump's promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to little more than a metaphor.