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The immigration debate hits Chicago. The governor’s race heats up. The head of the Chicago Teachers Union steps down. And the Bulls have their pick.

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A U.S. Supreme Court decision released Thursday will have consequences for the state budget – and for online shoppers. 

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“We’re going to keep families together but we still have to maintain toughness or our country will be overrun,” President Donald Trump said Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

President Donald Trump signs an executive order ending the policy of separating migrant children from their parents. Will the move spur immigration reform in Congress?

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Gov. Bruce Rauner weighs in on President Donald Trump’s controversial “zero tolerance” immigration policy.

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company wins a bid to build high-speed transportation from downtown Chicago to O’Hare. How technologically and economically feasible is the plan? That story and more with Paris Schutz and guests Steve Daniels, Derrick Blakley, Becky Vevea and Rick Telander.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel is deposed in March as part of an investigation into the 2015 shooting death of West Side teen Quintonio LeGrier and his neighbor Bettie Jones by a Chicago police officer. (Courtesy City of Chicago)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he hasn’t interfered with the investigation into the 2015 shooting death of a West Side teen and his neighbor by a Chicago police officer, according to newly released transcripts of his March deposition.

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As soon as Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue an opinion on Janus v. AFSCME – a case with roots in Illinois that could have consequences nationwide.

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Alaina Hampton, right, speaks to the media Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 with her spokesperson Lorna Brett.

Accusations of sexual harassment against Kevin Quinn started the #MeToo avalanche in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s office. Now, the former Madigan operative is making public statements for the first time since he lost his job in January.

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After a whirlwind summit, President Donald Trump declares he trusts the North Korean dictator and cancels joint military exercises with South Korea.

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Illinois’ Republican members of Congress have an ask for the president: Don’t commute the sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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Should immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S. be separated from their children? That question is at the heart of a dispute between immigration groups and the Trump administration.

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The #MeToo movement hits Springfield hard. A massive sex abuse scandal rocks CPS. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is front and center this election season. And could term limits be coming to the Chicago mayor’s office?

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Former Democratic state Rep. Ken Dunkin speaks to the media Thursday, June 7, 2018. (Chicago Tonight)

Gov. Bruce Rauner quietly appointed former Democratic state Rep. Ken Dunkin to Chicago’s Metropolitan Water Reclamation District board last month. Why he’s now calling on Dunkin to resign.

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President Donald Trump has issued a string of unusual commutations and pardons, including one championed by reality star Kim Kardashian West. Will Rod Blagojevich be next? 

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Sherri Garrett speaks at a press conference Wednesday, June 6, 2018. (Chicago Tonight)

Tim Mapes, House Speaker Michael Madigan’s top aide, has resigned following allegations made by a state employee accusing Mapes of making sexually inappropriate remarks.

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State Senate President John Cullerton and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin on a major bipartisan agreement and lingering pieces of unfinished business.