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Cheryle Jackson, Democratic Senate Candidate, Has Lupe Fiasco Perform At Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just weeks before Illinois votes in the Democratic Senate primaries, the candidates are scrounging for every endorsement they can get. Cheryle Jackson...

Cheryle Jackson, Democratic Senate Candidate, Hedges On Gay Marriage On 'Chicago Tonight'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias, Cheryle Jackson and David Hoffman, widely believed to be the three front-runners in the race for the Democratic nomination for Sena...

Giannoulias Poll Has Quinn Below 50%

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With the primary election only weeks away, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Hynes today continued to blast gov. Quinn over the state's prison re...

David Hoffman Reports Raising $900,000 For Senate Run

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Senate candidate David Hoffman reported Monday that he has raised $905,137 in the month since announcing his candidacy for the seat current...

The Promising Senate Candidate from Illinois

Ellen Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Gill

One Senate candidate is well aware of what is happening to most of us on the ground in real life Illinois: Cheryle Jackson.

Jacob Meister, Long Shot Dem Senate Candidate, Rips Higher Profile Rivals

Lee Newspapers | MIKE RIOPELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Jacob Meister criticized his opponents Thursday for being political insiders....

Democrat Ahead Of GOP Challenger In Race For Obama's Old Senate Seat: Poll

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Alexi Giannoulias has pulled slightly ahead of Republican Mark Kirk in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup in the race for Illinois' soon-to-...

Hoffman Releases Tax Returns, Dares Giannoulias To Follow

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate David Hoffman released his last five end-of-year federal income tax returns Thursday and pointedly called on frontrun...

New State GOP Chair Pat Brady Blasts Giannoulias In First Speech

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In his inaugural speech as Illinois Republican Party chairman last week, Patrick Brady took shots at Democratic U.S. Senate front-runner Alexi Giannou...

Giannoulias Gets Heat For Failed College Savings Program

go.com |    | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias had a problem: A college savings program administered by his office had lost $150 million for thousands of Illinois ...

Giannoulias Says He Made $1M Off Family Bank Dividend Sale

Crain's Chicago Business | Steve Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Treasurer and U.S. Senate hopeful Alexi Giannoulias said Tuesday that a "minimal" amount of the $70 million he and his siblings received in 2...

Kirk Slammed From Right And Left For Courting Sarah Palin

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When word broke that self-described moderate Republican Mark Kirk was angling for kind words from Sarah Palin for his U.S. Senate bid, the response fr...

Senate Candidate Kirk Ripped Over Health Care Comments

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Three Democratic U.S. Senate candidates jumped all over Republican rival Mark Kirk Tuesday after the North Shore congressmen said voting for the Obama...

Cheryle Jackson Behind Rival Democrats In Senate Money Hunt

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Cheryle Robinson Jackson raised $355,000 in the latest fund-raising period toward her run for President Obama's former Senate seat, her campa...

Mark Kirk Reports Big Money Haul In Senate Race

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk said Monday he has raised $1.6 million in the past three months and has $2.3 million in his campaign coffers in ...

Swinging Senators to Be

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Attendees of the Union League Club's Dem Senatorial Forum were treated to candidates largely in agreement, but whose actions show little evidence they have been infected by the holiday spirit.

Illinois Democrats Line Up Behind Health Care Bill

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There was no shortage of drama at the nation's Capitol Saturday as House Democrats narrowly passed their final version of the health care reform bill ...

Alexi Giannoulias Rips David Hoffman For Fundraiser With Federal Prosecutors

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The mud has started to fly in the race for Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat. Just hours after Democratic candidate David Hoffman challenged riv...

Sam Stein

Axelrod Meets With Illinois Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Contributing Reporting By Tim Taliaferro President Obama's senior adviser met on Wednesday with one of the three Democratic candidates running for Il...

Kirk, Giannoulias Haul In Big Bucks For Senate Race, Plus An Unknown Millionare Candidate

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias reported Tuesday his campaign raised $1.1 million in the third quarter of 2009 and has $2.4 million on hand in the r...

Illinois Democrats Need Obama's Help To Keep His Old Senate Seat

New York Times | James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicagoans grouse that President Obama has reneged on promises to return home regularly. Midway through a desultory, prickly United States Senate...

Schakowsky Endorses Giannoulias For Senate

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic frontrunner Alexi Giannoulias trotted out another endorsement in his bid for President Obama's former U.S. Senate seat. U.S. Rep. Jan Scha...

Mark Kirk: I Expect To Face Giannoulias For Obama's Old Senate Seat

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

North Shore Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk said today that he expects he and first-term Democratic state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias will face off a y...

Race For Obama's Former Senate Seat A Dead Heat In Recent Poll

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Alexi Giannoulias has closed a narrow gap with Republican Mark Kirk in a hypothetical showdown between the current frontrunners for President...

Mark Kirk Campaign Poll Has Him Ahead of Giannoulias In Senate Race

The Hill | Aaron Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) holds a seven-point lead over Alexi Giannoulias (D) and a wide lead over GOP primary opponents in his Senate campaign, accordi...