Greg Morelli said it was the “understatement of year” when a caller to his deli asked if he hoped to hear an order for a roast beef sub rather than a comment on Morelli's Twitter post about the Las Vegas massacre on Monday.
U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) have drawn the ire of national commentators for suggesting that a U.S. circuit court nominee is unsuitable for the position because of her religious faith and how it could affect her legal interpretations, according to the Illinois Republican Party.
House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie's (D-Chicago) departure from the General Assembly is not only a telling sign of the downward spiral of Illinois Democrats but a sad indication that the party is still blind to the troubles manifested by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), the Illinois Republican Party said after Currie's announcement on Thursday to not seek-re-election.
The actuarial valuation of Chicago’s Municipal Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund (MEABF) paints a bleak future for the fund, even taking into consideration a proposed water and sewer tax from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, according to a recent report from Truth in Accounting.
J.B. Pritzker's choice for a gubernatorial running mate falls right in line with his other actions to make sure Speaker of the House Michael Madigan will favor him as the Democratic candidate next year, the Illinois Republican Party contended in a recent press release.
The Illinois Republican Party took a shot at Democratic candidates for governor on Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair, suggesting in a release that the rival party should change the name of the day.
The managing editor of the Chicago Tribune assured Chicago City Wire that reporter Kim Janssen is taking every precaution to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest given that his wife, Becky Schlikerman, is a spokesperson for Cook County.
This Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Chicago) will mark 19 years since he was caught paying just $274.42 in property taxes on his Bucktown, single-family home at 2132 W. Cortland Avenue, worth an estimated $340,000 at the time.
Greg Prather, a senior-level executive with the global real estate firm JLL of Chicago, has been fined $2,500 by the Chicago Board of Ethics for failing to register as a lobbyist before sending a business-related email to a Chicago alderman.
Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) might as well send Gov. Bruce Rauner a ransom note over the state's public school funding bill, the Illinois Republican Party said in a press release recently.