‘Freedom, faith and family’ vs. ‘proven track record’ are competing pitches in battle to succeed Jim Oberweis

Then Democratic state House candidate Karina Villa, left, in 2018; Republican Jeanette Ward, right, in January. | Rich Hein, Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file State Rep. Karina Villa and Republican Jeanette Ward have sought to cast each other as being out of

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Pritzker administration ramps up graduated income tax debate, warning refusal could mean 20% hike for all

Gov. J.B. Pritzker, left, on Wednesday; House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, right, in 2018. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times file; Rich Hein/Sun-Times file. The flurry of warnings and rhetoric came after Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton’s public threat of the potential 20% tax

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The Clippers’ playoff collapse was historic. Will it hurt their 2021 title chances?

In 2018, Australian and German academics interviewed 10 professional German athletes to learn what caused some of the worst moments in their respective careers. The researchers called the phenomenon “collective team collapse.” The athletes revealed an interconnected web of factors

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Poisoned pen pals? Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on letter recapping fed’s rules in Madigan hearings

State Rep. Tom Demmer, left, in 2018; U.S. Attorney John Lausch, center, in 2018; State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, right, last week. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times; Ashlee Rezin Garcoa/Sun-Times; Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool Underscoring the political nature of the

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