President Donald Trump aims to cut financial regulations. We discuss how the banking and financial industries might change under his administration.
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The late Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks made history in 1950 as the first African-American author to receive a Pulitzer Prize.
We discuss the prognosis for state and local job markets amid changing local and national politics.
The governor strikes a conciliatory tone in his State of State address. We get reaction from public policy professionals with different points of view.
Illinois’ backlog of unpaid bills exceeds $11 billion. Does Comptroller Susana Mendoza think the state can ever catch up?
Students at the University of Illinois at Chicago walked out of classrooms Friday morning to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump.
The Illinois Senate leaders join us to discuss their negotiations and fiscal plans for the state.
Some say he was railroaded. Others call him a terrorist. Meet the brother of a former Chicagoan whose sentence was commuted this week by President Barack Obama.
Over the course of its history, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has amassed a collection of about 390,000 animal specimens and artifacts. We get a close look at five of these rarely seen items.
Does President-elect Donald Trump’s new business plan allay fears that he could be financially influenced as president? We examine the ethical and legal questions surrounding his business affairs.
Thousands of spectators gathered at McCormick Place to watch President Barack Obama conclude his two-term presidency in the city where his political life began 20 years ago.
Chicago Tonight correspondent Carol Marin asks the president about his legacy, violence in Chicago and whether he would consider pardoning disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
“The violence in this city is more about what the bad guys are doing and not so much about what the police are or are not doing,” Chicago Police Superintendent said during an interview with Eddie Arruza. Hear the full conversation.
Despite apparent public support, the question of whether term limits should be imposed on legislators hasn’t made it onto the ballot in Illinois. We discuss the pros and cons.
Two Chicago-area doctors who recently traveled to Aleppo share their stories.
Looking back on U.S. history in addition to contemporary politics, what does the president-elect’s choices for Cabinet positions so far say about how he might lead as president?
The budget standoff is not over as the General Assembly’s fall session draws nearer to a close and to a possible doomsday scenario.
More than half of Chicago’s high-risk food establishments, which mainly include restaurants, were not inspected as frequently as required by city law in 2015, according to a report released Tuesday.
What's being done to quell friction in one South Side community following the fatal police-involved shooting of a 25-year-old African-American man.
Donald Trump was elected barely a week ago and there are already reports of shake-ups and signs of disarray within his transition team.
Republican and Democratic state leaders are not seeing eye to eye after a meeting in Springfield. Amanda Vinicky joins us with the latest from the state capitol.
A recent post on a social news sharing website caught our attention. In the image, a pair of legs dangle above the Chicago River, seeming to float above Wacker Drive. We had to find out who was behind the lens.