Here are the key primary election results from Illinois

Voting concludes Tuesday in the Illinois primary elections. Notable primaries include governor, U.S. Senate and House district races. Follow the results live. Polls in Illinois open at 6 a.m. CT/7 a.m. ET and close at 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET.

Trump rally could be ‘tipping point’ for Mary Miller’s campaign, expert says

With less than a week until the primary election in Illinois, the buzz in the state’s newly redrawn 15th Congressional District is centered on a “Save America” rally this Saturday (June 25) at the Adams County Fairgrounds, northeast of Quincy, with former President Donald Trump and Congresswoman Mary Miller. Rick Wilson, co-founder of The Lincoln […]

Illinois reaction to Supreme Court abortion decision

Reaction poured in Friday after the court’s decision became public. Those on both sides of the abortion debate issued statements. Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s campaign Today, in a direct assault on the right to privacy and self determination, the United States Supreme Court confirmed our worst fears on Roe vs Wade. The Republican Party and the […]

Following Roe’s reversal, Biden calls it ‘a sad day’ for the court and the U.S.

Updated June 24, 2022 at 2:00 PM ET President Joe Biden has directed the Health and Human Services Department to take steps to make sure abortion and contraception medications are available “to the fullest extent possible,” and his administration plans to protect the right to travel to another state for an abortion, he following the […]

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court officially reversed Roe v. Wade on Friday, declaring that the constitutional right to abortion upheld for nearly a half century, no longer exists. Writing for the court majority, Justice Samuel Alito said that the 1973 Roe ruling and repeated subsequent high court decisions reaffirming Roe “must be overruled” because they were “egregiously wrong,” […]

lllinois reacts to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court’s landmark abortion cases. Friday’s outcome overturning Roe v. Wade is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just […]