He came home to a place that launched his political career - the Illinois state capitol - and addressed lawmakers on creating a "better kind of politics."
We've learned that a rising tide doesn't raise all boats. Some boats are buoyant yachts, others small row boats and some are stuck at the bottom.
The sudden injection of a Supreme Court nomination battle into the midst of the presidential primaries hugely raises the stakes for November.
"The American people are showing that they will no longer accept a political system bought and paid for by the billionaire class," Sanders said in his victory speech.
College campuses across the state are erupting with protests as Illinois enters its eighth month without a budget.
John Kasich demonstrated the difference between himself and other, more boisterous Republican presidential nominee contenders; the difference? Other than the smile, there is none.
At the core of Third Way's political practice has always been the idea that the rich already pay too much in taxes, so we've got to stop asking them to pony up more cash.
There is no immediate possibility of getting a humane immigration reform bill through the Republican-controlled Congress.
Themes of his literature include the celebration of the Latin American/Caribbean diaspora, and the broken promises of immigration in America.
Bruce Rauner is a billionaire who made his money the old-fashioned way: by lying, stealing, and cheating.