Pete Buttigeig

Seven Democratic candidates at the beginning of the PBS-Politico debate in December
PBS Newshour

With less than a month until Illinois’ primary election, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading in a new poll of Illinois voters. But the field is still quite divided.

Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois

Thousands of Illinois Democrats met Thursday in Springfield for the party’s annual state fair brunch.

Candidates repeated familiar attacks on Republicans. But some say they need to do more.