Through a combination of policy choices and party dynamics, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker may be the most surprisingly high-profile progressive governor in the nation. On his watch, Illinois has ended cash bail, legalized recreational cannabis, became a sanctuary state for women seeking abortions, banned assault weapons and expanded health care access to undocumented immigrants even as other states bus thousands of migrants here.


Wall Street Journal White House reporter Sabrina Siddiqui sits down with Pritzker, a rising star in his party for his policy vision for Illinois and the nation.