OfficeMax Inc. and Office Depot Inc. want Illinois and Florida to compete to be the home of their combined headquarters if their proposed merger is approved by offering the best package of tax breaks that they can.Full story
The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Democratic state representatives who walked off the job in 2011 must pay fines. Full story
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seeking to break a weeks-long impasse in efforts to fix the state's woefully underfunded pension system, Illinois will turn to a rarely used legislative conference committee in hopes of reaching a compromise solution, Governor Pat Quinn's office said on Tuesday. Full story
Chicago, the nation's third largest metropolis, has a homicide rate that’s three times that of the nation’s top two cities. Matthew Schnipper, editor-in-chief of The Fader, joins Alex Wagner and the NOW panel to discuss.
Rep. Pete Roskam, R-Ill., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, joins The Daily Rundown guest host Peter Alexander to talk about the IRS hearings and whether or not Congress can legally make IRS official Lois Lerner answer more questions regarding the scandal.
In his “You Should Know” segment, host Steve Kornacki notes that the death toll from what is now the worst garment industry disaster in history passed 1,100, and authorities say they have nearly reached the bottom of the wreckage.
Steve Kornacki’s panelists look at marriage equality battles on the state level, and former Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party Pat Brady talks about resigning from the post after his support for gay marriage.
Advisor for LGBT Policy at the Center for American Progress Aisha Moodie-Mills, former Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party Pat Brady, Democratic State Senator Kelvin Atkinson of Nevada, and The Star Tribune reporter Rachel Stassen-Berger talk about the fight for gay marriage in Minnesota.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago, Illinois, June 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
Teacher Jaclyn Kruljac speaks to her students in 5th grade class at Walsh Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois, March 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young
Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand is hit to the ice by Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook as he misses on a scoring chance against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford Game 2 of their NHL Stanley Cup Finals hockey series in Chicago, Illinois, June 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (
Chicago Blackhawks Marian Hossa cools off at the bench during overtime against the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of their NHL Stanley Cup Finals hockey series in Chicago, Illinois, June 15, 2013. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)