Vice President Harris stumping in Indiana

Vice President Harris stumping in Indiana

Voters in Indiana haven’t backed a Democratic presidential candidate in nearly 16 years. But Vice President Kamala Harris visited the solidly Republican state on Wednesday and will speak to a constituency she hopes will turn out for her in massive numbers in November: women of color. Just three days after launching her bid for the…

Rate Hike Alert: Illinois American Water Requests $152.4 Million

Rate Hike Alert: Illinois American Water Requests $152.4 Million

Catch Sarah Moskowitz, Executive Director of the Citizens Utility Board, on The Ray Stevens Show as she discusses the $152.4 million rate hike proposed by Illinois American Water, its potential impact on your water bill, and strategies for residents to fight back.

Melissa Stockwell Gears Up to Represent Team USA at the Paralympics

Melissa Stockwell Gears Up to Represent Team USA at the Paralympics

Tune in as Ray Stevens and Nick Gale chat with former U.S. Army officer and Team United States paratriathlete Melissa Stockwell. They explore her inspirational journey training for the Paralympics, adapting to life with a prosthetic leg, and overcoming challenges while managing nerves.

Can Vice President Harris Uphold All of Biden’s Principles?

Can Vice President Harris Uphold All of Biden’s Principles?

Representative for Illinois’ 16th District, Darin LaHood, joins The Ray Stevens Show to discuss why Vice President Kamala Harris has decided not to attend Netanyahu’s address to Congress, the whereabouts of President Biden, and whether Vice President Harris will be able to uphold all of Biden’s principles.

Kimberly Cheatle Steps Down from Secret Service

Kimberly Cheatle Steps Down from Secret Service

Join Don Mihalek, ABC News Law Enforcement Contributor and Retired Senior Secret Service Agent, as he visits The Ray Stevens Show to dissect the security lapses in Butler, Pennsylvania, that led to Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigning after the attempted assassination of President Donald Trump.

Chicago Braces for Arrival of Over 25,000 Migrants

Chicago Braces for Arrival of Over 25,000 Migrants

Tune in to The Ray Stevens Show as Chris Plante, host of The Chris Plante Show, talks about the 25,000 migrants en route to Chicago, Netanyahu’s scheduled address to Congress,  and is Chicago prepared to handle the protests expected at the DNC. 

Just ahead of the DNC in Chicago the Director of the Secret Service resigns

Just ahead of the DNC in Chicago the Director of the Secret Service resigns

The director of the Secret Service said Tuesday she’s resigning following the assassination attempt against ex-President Donald Trump that unleashed intensifying outcry about how the agency tasked with protecting current and former presidents could fail in its core mission. Kimberly Cheatle, who had served as Secret Service director since August 2022, had been facing growing…

Is It Possible for the Dems to Change Their Candidate Mid-Election?

Is It Possible for the Dems to Change Their Candidate Mid-Election?

Join us on The Ray Stevens Show for a conversation with Burt Odelson from Odelson, Murphey, Frazier & McGrath, where he examines whether the Democrats can legally switch candidates, the problems that could arise at the DNC, and who Kamala Harris is expected to pick as her running mate.

Project 2025 Explained: Separating Fact from Fiction

Project 2025 Explained: Separating Fact from Fiction

Hans von Spakovsky, Manager at the Election Law Reform Initiative, joins The Ray Stevens Show to break down the 2025 Presidential Transition Project. He explains how this initiative, organized by The Heritage Foundation, aims to undo the damage caused by liberal politicians and prepare conservatives for an effective administration in 2025 by focusing on a…

Governor Pritzker endorses Vice President Harris

Governor Pritzker endorses Vice President Harris

Additional endorsements today for Vice President Kamala Harris after President Biden announced on Sunday he was dropping out of the 2024 race for president. The endorsements include Maryland Gov. Wes Moore, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, left a dwindling list of potential rivals to Vice President Kamala…

The Future of Energy: Gas, Oil, and Electric Power

The Future of Energy: Gas, Oil, and Electric Power

Gladiator Energy petroleum engineer Sarah Phillips stops by The Ray Stevens Show to address the major issues facing the energy industry, why restricting gas and oil usage might be counterproductive, and whether electric energy is a better choice for the environment.

Who Has Been Leading Our Nation for the Last Four Years?

Who Has Been Leading Our Nation for the Last Four Years?

Tune in to The Ray Stevens Show as Deputy Assistant to President Trump John Ullyot explains why Kamala Harris is not the ideal candidate to replace President Biden, strategies for the Trump campaign to attract Democratic voters, and insights into who has been leading the country over the past four years.

Chicago’s airports feel the impact of the global IT outage

Chicago’s airports feel the impact of the global IT outage

Much of the world faced online disarray Friday as a widespread technology outage affected companies and services across industries — grounding flights, knocking banks and hospital systems offline and media outlets off air. Just before noon 213 flights have been cancelled at O’hare and 11 at Midway. Delays are O’hare close to 40 minutes and…

Empowering the Future of Illinois: The Economic Benefits of Apprenticeships

Empowering the Future of Illinois: The Economic Benefits of Apprenticeships

Tune in to The Ray Stevens Show as Josh Bandoch, Head of Policy at the Illinois Policy Institute, explores the reasons behind college enrollment declining, the importance of expanding apprenticeship programs in schools, and why a traditional college path isn’t right for every student.

Massive IT Outage Shakes Airlines, Banks, and Media Worldwide

Massive IT Outage Shakes Airlines, Banks, and Media Worldwide

A software update has triggered global chaos, grounding flights, knocking broadcasters off air, and crippling essential services like banking and healthcare. ABC News Technology Reporter Michael Dobuski joins the Ray Stevens Show to provide the latest updates on this unfolding crisis.

RNC: The Man, The Munchies, The Merch!

RNC: The Man, The Munchies, The Merch!

While the majority of activities at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee revolve around speeches and rallies, the midway is not to be missed by attendees. Among the numerous television booths and interview studios lie several sets of cornhole games ready for some spirited play. Photo opportunities abound in front of a nearly 50 foot…

Congressmen Call For Ouster of Secret Service Head

Congressmen Call For Ouster of Secret Service Head

At the Illinois Republican Delegate breakfast in Milwaukee on Thursday morning, Representative Darin LaHood (R – 16th District), who serves on the House Intelligence Committee, called for Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle to step down. “I think it’s unacceptable, the actions they didn’t take to secure the perimeter for President Trump,” LaHood said. Cheatle was…

Balloon Drop Is Up In The Air For RNC Finale

Balloon Drop Is Up In The Air For RNC Finale

At Thursday night’s finale of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, former president Donald Trump will accept the nomination of his party for President. At that moment, over 100 thousand red, white and blue balloons will descend from the rafters of Fiserv Forum.  Last Friday, fourteen students from Milwaukee area schools helped blow up these…

Comedian and Oak Park Native Bob Newhart has died

Comedian and Oak Park Native Bob Newhart has died

Bob Newhart, the deadpan accountant-turned-comedian who became one of the most popular TV stars of his time after striking gold with a classic comedy album, has died at 94. Jerry Digney, Newhart’s publicist, says the actor died Thursday in Los Angeles after a series of short illnesses. Newhart, best remembered now as the star of…

Millennium Park celebrates its 20th birthday this weekend

Millennium Park celebrates its 20th birthday this weekend

The celebration kicks off tonight with a concert highlighting Latino culture. Friday night the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform the music from Star Wars and more. Saturday Chicago native and rapper Common will perform with the Grant Park orchestra followed by fireworks. on Sunday there are lots of family friendly activities along with an evening…