in Illinois


in Illinois

Hear the most engaging minds in politics and policy on issues facing Illinois - and the nation.

"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." - Abraham Lincoln

The Lincoln Forum hosts virtual and in-person events, where some of the most influential, engaging minds in politics and policy speak on the most important issues facing Illinois and the nation. We provide a platform for all of those interested in sound public policy and bipartisan solutions.

Our most recent event

Above: our most recent event –The Graduated Income Tax: It’s Time to Decide –  Presented by Wintrust, Lincoln Forum and The Union League Club.

Moderated by Wintrust CEO and founder Ed Wehmer, Panelists: Quentin Fulks, “Vote Yes for Fairness” Chairman, Daniel Biss, former Illinois State Senator, Greg Baise, Treasurer of the Coalition for Jobs, Growth & Prosperity & Illinois State Senator Sue Rezin

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October 14 via Exclusive, FREE Live Webcast

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Past Speakers and Events

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

State of Illinois

Jim Durkin

Illinois House Republican Leader

City of Chicago Mayoral Debate

Tom Dart

Cook County Sheriff

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