Category: Politics

Incrementalism, overlap and luck drive judge races

by RUSS STEWART Incrementalism in Cook County judicial races is defined as the process of becoming greater or larger, as in persistently gathering more contacts, visibility, credibility and, ultimately, enough votes to win. Just...

LaPointe hesitant to declare victory yet

by JASON MEREL Incumbent Lindsey LaPointe has a lead in votes in the Illinois 19th House District after last week’s election against opponents Patti Vasquez and Joe Duplechin but she is hesitant to declare...

Pritzker issues disaster proclamation

Governor J. B. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation on March 9 to get more additional federal resources to help the state prepare for the potential of further spread of the coronavirus. Issuing a disaster...

Coronavirus will make or break Trump

by RUSS STEWART The coronavirus pandemic gives President Donald Trump an opportunity to prove or disprove his competence. It could be his "Jimmy Carter Moment," when the president proved incapable of rescuing U.S. hostages...