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Dan Lipinski is among more than a dozen congressional Democrats who face credible challengers, mostly from the left, in nominating contests over the coming months that will determine the party's candidates for November midterm elections.
In a rare move against an incumbent, a half dozen national groups advancing leftist agendas on gay rights, workers' rights and women's issues mounted a $1 million independent campaign targeting Lipinski.
A history lesson for the end of Black History Month.
The Republicans stand by Burt Minor.
Illinois denies high school senior spot in state competition.
White Supremacist Holocaust Denier and Former Leader of the American Nazi Party Likely to Win GOP Nomination for Congress
Anti-Semite and racist Arthur Jones describes the Holocaust as “the biggest, blackest lie in history.”
The case marked the latest legal clash over the use of school bathrooms and facilities by transgender students.
A judge ordered the state to come up with a plan to restore services for people with developmental disabilities.
The department’s efforts come after a Justice Department investigation published in January found officers engaged in racial discrimination and routinely violated residents’ civil rights.
Advocates for people with disabilities living outside of institutions said Illinois is violating a federal consent decree by failing to provide required services due to insufficient funding.
Police alleged 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh refused to drop a gun he was pointing at an officer — but witnesses claimed McIntosh was unarmed, according to the victim’s family.
High-poverty schools will receive $15 million of the previously cut money and $3 million will be returned to charter schools, according to the district.
Chicago’s public schools treat minority children “as second-class children,” lawsuit says.