State Sen. Daniel Biss says he’s running for Illinois governor

FILE: In this November 15, 2016 file photo, Illinois Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Skokie) speaks to lawmakers November 15 while on the Senate floor at the state Capitol in Springfield. In a live video event Monday, Biss said he’s running for Illinois governor in 2018. (AP File Photo) Sara Burnett CHICAGO – State Sen. Daniel Biss said Monday that he’s More...

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By Jake Leonard On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Scotland’s leader seeks new independence referendum

Scotland’s leader on Monday said she would seek authority for a new independence referendum because Britain is dragging Scotland out of the European Union against its will. CBC | World News  More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Libertarian Party earns major party status

DES MOINES, Iowa — As a result of Gary Johnson’s 3.8% (59,186 votes) received in the November 2016 presidential election, the Libertarian Party of Iowa became an official political party Wednesday. More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Gubernatorial hopefuls speak before Chicago Libertarians Tuesday

CHICAGO — Three hopeful candidates for the Libertarian Party of Illinois gubernatorial nomination have been speaking to party chapters in the Chicagoland region over the past couple weeks amidst an already More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Seventh Circuit Poised to Knock Down Hurdle for Illinois Third Parties

The following was previously published on the Courthouse News Service website on February 24, 2017. CHICAGO (Courthouse News Service) – The Seventh Circuit lent a sympathetic ear Friday to the Libertarian Party’s More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Cheri Bustos passes on opportunity to run for Illinois governor

PEORIA — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Moline) will pass on running for governor of Illinois next year. The three-term Congresswoman announced her decision Monday after several weeks of deliberation and discussion More...