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Erika Harold won the Republican nomination for Illinois attorney general, while state Sen. Kwame Raoul defeated a crowded race to win the Democratic nod. They'll face off in the general election in November.

Incumbent Attorney General Lisa Madigan set off a scramble last year when she made a surprise announcement she would not seek a fifth term. The race drew ten candidates in all.

With funding from the Republican Party and Governor Bruce Rauner, Harold beat former Burr Ridge mayor Gary Grasso, winning 60 percent of the vote.

Identity theft leads the latest top 10 list of consumer complaints from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office.

Madigan says data breaches like the one at Equifax pushed ID theft to the number one complaint received last year.

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Democratic state Rep. Scott Drury says he's dropping out of the race for Illinois governor to run for attorney general.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she's not seeking re-election for a fifth term.  

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan Wednesday issued formal guidance to state and local police on immigration law. The document outlines recent changes in federal and state policy.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she's seeking a fifth term next year.

Madigan revealed her 2018 plans last week during an unrelated news conference in Chicago. The Democrat is already the longest-serving attorney general in the state's history.

Illinois state senators are debating whether to impose more regulations on student loan servicers.

The legislation would require the companies to get a state license to operate in Illinois.

Governor Bruce Rauner is accusing three of Illinois’ top Democrats of “coordinating” to shut down state government. All three deny the charge.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan is taking her case over state employee pay to the Illinois Supreme Court.

Madigan is asking the justices to review a lower court order that’s kept state workers getting paid during the 20-month budget stalemate.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is suing the country’s largest student loan provider for consumer fraud.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her father's job ... as speaker of the Illinois House ... IS a factor in whether she'd ever run for governor.

Madigan did not elaborate. But she stepped back from a possible 20-14 bid, saying it would not be good for Illinois to have two members of the same family in those positions.

Republican Governor Bruce Rauner has already said he plans to run for re-election in two years.

Democrats don't have a single obvious candidate for governor.

A new law extending the statute of limitations on rape kit testing helps the backlog of kits, but it doesn't solve all the issues surrounding sexual assaults.

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to reassure state employees they will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday.

Illinois' attorney general is continuing a statewide tour to generate support for more stringent efforts to prevent campus sex assaults.

A legal battle over union fees is brewing, between Illinois Republican governor and Democratic Attorney General.

Illinois' Attorney General says Gov. Bruce Rauner had no authority to bring a fight over union dues to federal court. She's trying to dismiss the case.

Republican Gov. Rauner is trying to get rid of so-called "fair share" dues on two fronts: he's ordered state agencies to stop collecting them, and he's suing in federal court to toss out the underlying state law that requires them.

Illinois' attorney general plans to announce legal action against what her office says are new student loan debt scams.

Gov. Pat Quinn was accused of "pandering" to Chicago voters as he unveiled his hefty changes to Illinois' concealed carry rules. He promoted his plan with stops at a Chicago neighborhood church, community center, even Wrigley Field.