News > U.S.

The Spin: Chicago U.S. Attorney John Lausch gets reprieve from Biden administration through transition | Illinois' top Democrats split over next state party chair | Pro-Trump Downstate Sen. Darren Bailey launches gubernatorial bid

8 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
Read more ...

 

Republican State Rep. Darren Bailey launches bid for governor

Republican State Rep. Darren Bailey launches bid for governor

8 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Governor Pritzker has not yet launched his re-election bid but Republicans are already preparing for the political fight.
Republican State Rep. Darren Bailey of Xenia has announced his bid for governor. He is one of two GOP primary candidates with more expected to join in the coming months. The conservative downstate lawmaker, who last year opposed Pritzker's stay-at-home order , is promising a grassroots campaign against political elites.
"What I've witnessed in the last two and a half years, I'm just simply not satisfied, and I don't think anyone else is in the state and the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      Democrats      Running      Republicans      Election      News      Your Local Election HQ      Republican State Rep. Darren Bailey  


When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

NEW YORK - When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. The Pfizer... Read more ...

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has had a successful heart procedure in a London hospital Read more ...

More vaccine appointments opening Thursday in Chicago, Des Plaines

More vaccine appointments opening Thursday in Chicago, Des Plaines

CHICAGO - More vaccination appointments will be available starting Thursday at two different locations. Starting Thursday afternoon, people will be able to start booking their... Read more ...

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

It said he is expected to remain in the hospital for "treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.” Read more ...

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which...

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which saw deadly white supremacist attack in 2019

Police in New Zealand have detained two individuals accused of making online threats against two Mosques in the city of Christchurch, both of which were the scene of the... Read more ...

South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier - who was discharged from the military last year - was found dead in her home on Wednesday, officials said. Byun Hui-su was found... Read more ...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving... Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

The bill would require states to offer mail-in ballots, same-day voter registration and a minimum of 15 days of early voting. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...