Elections

Fortner's claim about states with automatic voter registration accurate
Jan 17, 2017

This article also appears on the website of PolitiFact Illinois, an exclusive partnership between...

Illinois Senate statesmanship produces a mega bargain you need to study
Jan 17, 2017

Opinion In one week, lawmakers return to Springfield and the Illinois Senate will begin hearin...

Rich Miller: Re-electing Madigan as House Speaker a 'joyless' act
Jan 15, 2017

If I had to choose a word to describe the Democrats' nominating speeches for House Speaker Michae...

Mind-blowing money ushers in eternal Illinois campaign season
Jan 15, 2017

In the era of Bruce Rauner, the Illinois campaign season has become an eternal cycle, with comple...

PolitiFact debuts Trump-O-Meter to track president-elect's campaign promises
Jan 13, 2017

This article from PolitiFact is reprinted here because of a collaboration between Reboot Illino...

The Obameter: The promise of bipartisanship falls to bitterness
Jan 12, 2017

(This article from PolitiFact is reprinted here because of a collaboration between Reboot Illin...

Dem Rep. Drury: Voting "present" for Speaker on the path less traveled
Jan 11, 2017

State Rep. Scott Drury, D-Highwood, did not vote for Michael J. Madigan in the election for Spea...

Springsteen may have a bestseller, but who's the real "Boss" in Illinois?
Jan 07, 2017

MADELEINE DOUBEK: Hi, Matt. It’s been awhile. Hope your holidays were good. I got the Boss boo...

This is the tale of Gov. Ahab and his Great White Whale
Jan 06, 2017

Opinion Back in December, Gov. Bruce Rauner was asked by a Chicago TV reporter if he planned t...

The Obameter: Rating President Obama's promises over the years
Jan 06, 2017

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Who's afraid of Rauner's millions? Not these potential challengers
Jan 03, 2017

On Dec. 20, Gov. Bruce Rauner put $50 million into his Citizens for Rauner campaign fund. A month...

Dems, Illinois is circling the drain and you're silent. Cut the deal.
Dec 31, 2016

Opinion Let's take a look at headlines from just one day in December: The state's ...

Only in Illinois: Abortion, social issues could re-emerge in 2017
Dec 29, 2016

With a Donald Trump presidency on the horizon, and with it the likely appointment of a pro-life S...

Reeder: Bruce Rauner "loaded for bear" but still vulnerable in '18
Dec 27, 2016

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner is loaded for bear. We are two years out from the 2018 elect...

Only in Illinois: Our 2016 top winners, losers in Illinois politics
Dec 23, 2016

Bruce Rauner wasn't on the ballot in 2016, yet his presence was all over it. Neither was Democrat...


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