Justice Charles E. Freeman, the first African American to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court, has died at 86.
Aided in part by a personal connection at the Illinois Gaming Board, Accel Entertainment owns a third of the state’s video gambling machines.
Fourteen states are voting in the presidential primary on Tuesday, with 1,357 delegates at stake. Follow the latest updates.
Our reporters have been following the Democratic presidential candidates all across the country for months. Ahead of Super Tuesday, we check in with them to learn how each presidential hopeful thinks they will be able to secure the nomination. And, we say “bye, bye, bye” to two candidates who decided that they didn’t see a path forward. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.
All the Democrats running for president are seeking one form or another of gun restrictions, creating a quandary for liberal gun owners.
Biden’s win in South Carolina forced moderate rival Pete Buttigieg out of the race.
The Associated Press has called the South Carolina primary race for former Vice President Joe Biden. It gives his campaign a much needed boost ahead of the slew of Super Tuesday contests in three days.Bernie Sanders has an infrastructure advantage in the coming contests, but will Biden’s momentum and Mike Bloomberg’s cash imperil his shot at the Democratic nomination?This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, campaign correspondents Scott Detrow and Asma Khalid.
By some measures, this week was the stock market’s worst since the 2008 financial crisis as traders worried about the market impacts of the new coronavirus. The administration continues its effort to project stability and preparedness. If the downturn lasts though, it does not bode well for the president’s reelection chances.Also, former Vice President Joe Biden faces what may be the most pivotal day of his half-century long political career in Saturday’s South Carolina primary. Ahead of the vote, our portrait of his candidacy at this inflection point.This episode: congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley.
The infusion comes after county leaders last year decided not to put a referendum to voters asking for a tax hike to fund the Preserves.
As part of our Where Voters Are series, NPR’s Ari Shapiro and Colorado Public Radio’s Bente Birkeland share their reporting from Pueblo, Colorado.Over the next several months, NPR will feature stories from eight communities around the country as our reporters embed in the community to report on the wide array of issues that will shape voters’ choices this election cycle. This episode: congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro, and Colorado Public Radio reporter Bente Birkeland.