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A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 22
Already holding the title for longest state budget stalemate, Illinois is poised to enter a third year without a spending plan as the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats controlling the Legislature drags on.

Illinois Governor Calls Special Session to Force Budget Deal

Illinois Governor Calls Special Session to Force Budget Deal

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 17
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has called state legislators back to the Capitol for a special session starting next week to hammer out a budget deal and end an unprecedented impasse that could enter a third year.

What's Next for Democrats?

What's Next for Democrats?

Jan 31
The Democratic National Committee will soon meet to pick a new leader. Guy Cecil, chairman of the Priorities USA super Pac, discusses what he thinks Democrats should focus on and how they should respond to Trump.

Clinton's Historic Night

Clinton's Historic Night

Jul 30
Hillary Clinton highlighted her differences with Donald Trump in a historic speech to the Democratic National Convention Thursday night.

Wasserman Schultz to Resign

Wasserman Schultz to Resign

Jul 25
The day before the Democratic National Convention, chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has announced that she is stepping down at the end of the week.

Polls Show Clinton and Trump Locked In A Dead Heat

Polls Show Clinton and Trump Locked In A Dead Heat

May 25
Nearly half of voters say they want to consider a third-party option in November.

How Sanders' Campaign Compares to Clinton's in 2008

How Sanders' Campaign Compares to Clinton's in 2008

Apr 28
Bernie Sanders insists he will stay in the 2016 race in spite of the odds against him.

Sanders Lags in Delegates but Leads in Likability

By Catherine Lucey and Emily Swanson | Apr 12
Bernie Sanders is still behind when it comes to delegates and votes, but he has one clear advantage over his Democratic and Republican presidential rivals - a lot of people actually like him.

With New York on Their Minds, Democrats Trade Fresh Attacks

By Lisa Lerer and Kathleen Ronayne | Apr 11
Campaigning in the New York City borough of Queens, Clinton assailed Sanders for his mixed record on immigration reforms and said he's struggled to detail his positions on foreign policy and financial regulation.

Democrats Planning Multi-Year Strategy to Recapture Seats

By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Nov 18
Democrats need to map out a multi-year election strategy to maintain the White House, recapture seats in Congress and in state legislatures and rebuild their bench of candidates.

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