illinois State Representative La Shawn Ford (D-IL), center, Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), left, and former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner

The end of history in Illinois

August 4, 2020 6:26 am

State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford wants the subject abolished


Obama’s disappearing legacy

July 24, 2020 11:56 am

What exactly did he achieve?


Biden bus rolls over Bernie in Florida, Illinois and Arizona

March 17, 2020 9:04 pm

It’ll take more than a global pandemic to stop the 77-year-old asthmatic

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The unbearable whiteness of Mayor Pete’s Chicago rally

August 21, 2019 4:56 pm

‘Find the people who don’t look like most of you in this room’


A quick and dirty guide to Chicago’s down and dirty mayoral election

February 25, 2019 7:30 am

For decades, Chicago has held its elections in February precisely because it is cold, often snowy, and hard to get to the polls

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Here in freezing Chicago, we’re secretly rooting for global warming

February 7, 2019 10:10 am

Any boreal hotting up has got to play out to our advantage eventually