The Daily Northwestern

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes Illinois governor election to Bruce Rauner

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

November 5, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Gov. Pat Quinn conceded the gubernatorial election Wednesday afternoon to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Quinn, who refused to accept Rauner's victory on Tuesday night, said he wanted to wait until every vote was counted. However, at a press conference Wednesday, Quinn said a victory was no longer possible. "It's clear that we...

US Sen. Kirk calls for travel and visa ban for passenegers from Ebola-affected countries

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday to stop issuing visas to the citizens of African countries that have been affected by the Ebola virus. In order to stop further spread and outbr...

Evanston Democrats honor politicians, activists ahead of upcoming election

Ben Schaefer, Reporter

October 19, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics, State

David Axelrod, former political adviser to President Barack Obama, traveled to Evanston to accept an award Sunday evening from the Democratic Party of Evanston for his political achievements. At the DPOE's annual dinner,...

Uber users voice issues with surge pricing policy

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

Uber users have voiced their frustration with the rideshare company in the past year, criticizing its policy of the temporary charge increase called “surge pricing.” The Better Business Bureau, which ranks businesses to...