Illinois Politics

Critics Slam Chicago Mayor’s Push for a New Mandatory Minimum, Plan Protest

Illinois legislators are considering a state law that would increase mandatory minimum sentences for gun-related charges. The state legislature will convene for a special session on Tuesday, December 3, where they will have a chance to vote on the bill. … Continued


Anti-immigrant Extremist Eyes Emanuel’s Congressional Seat

Just when you thought you had heard it all when it comes to Illinois politics, along comes anti-immigrant extremist Rosanna Pulido in a run for Rahm Emanuel’s vacated seat in the 5th Congressional District. A field representative of the Federation … Continued