Opinion: Is the Election Really Worth Giving Up Your Friends?

As part of our “Love Essentially” series, Jackie Pilossoph helps us navigate the complex world of relationships. Have a question that you would like her to answer? Contact her here, and it may be featured in an upcoming article! Like most Americans, my first thought when I woke up after election night was, ‘Who is our […]

7 Key Insights on the Upcoming Presidential Election from Leading Political Experts on Both Sides

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, the Executives’ Club of Chicago hosted former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and republican political consultant, Alex Castellanos, in conversation with the Sun-Times’ Laura Washington. With just two weeks until one of the most contentious elections in recent memory, panelists were pressed to discuss Nov. 3 — and what may follow.  Here […]

The Executives' Club of Chicago Women's Leadership Series on Tapping Women’s Potential In Political Leadership

On Thursday, September 10, as a part of their Women’s Leadership Series, the Executives’ Club of Chicago hosted a powerhouse panel of speakers in a conversation called “Running for Progress: Tapping Women’s Potential in Political Leadership.” The virtual panel was moderated by Tina Tchen, and featured Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun, Mary Matalin, Melissa Bean and Erin […]

2018 Illinois Midterm Elections: Here's What You Need to Know

Finally — the midterm elections are here, and it is time to make your vote count. Historically the midterm elections have a lower voter turnout than a presidential election, but this year the midterms hold an even bigger meaning, especially with the divisive political climate in the country today. Americans will be voting on the […]

March 15 Primary Poll: How Will You Vote?

Make It Better would like to know how our readers plan on voting in some of the top races and referenda on the March 15 Primary ballot. Loading… Subscribe to our e-newsletter, the Better Letter, for up-to-the-minute tips, trends and resources for family, food, finance, philanthropy, home and entertainment from Positive, Powerful, Connectors.

2010 Fall Election Information

We’ve asked the candidates in the 10th Congressional House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate races the same questions.   Here are their answers on immigration, bank reform and the safety of our food. Also, our reader poll is winding down, so cast your vote now! Alexi Giannoulias: Democratic candidate, U.S. Senate Dan Seals: Democratic […]