Durbin faces long-shot bid from ‘truly independent’ GOP challenger Curran, Willie Wilson and two others

Sen. Dick Durbin, left, speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this month; Former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran Jr., right, addresses the Sun-Times Editorial Board in February. | Susan Walsh/AP file; Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file. Durbin, the Senate’s No. 2

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Health chief’s challenge to any who doubt staggering COVID-19 numbers: ‘Ask any hospital executive across the state’ 

Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike. | Screenshot of state live-stream Illinois’ record 6,943 daily coronavirus caseload on Friday pushed the year’s total past 400,000. It’s the fourth day in a week that new infections topped 6,000 — a

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‘It Is Our Lifelong Duty to Work for Justice’: Ady Barkan on Medicare for All, Joe Biden, and Continuing the Fight

Ady Barkan spoke with just about all of them:: Elizabeth. Cory. Bernie. Kamala. Julián. Pete. The only Democratic presidential candidate Barkan hadn’t spoken with? Joe. But after Biden edged out the rest of his party’s competition, that changed. Eventually, everyone

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