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A Cook in Congress

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Todd Stroger intends to seek reelection, but it's hard to see him weathering an ultra-competitive primary with such shaky credentials.

Dorothy Brown Enters Race For Cook County Board President

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The race for the Cook County Board Presidency just got a little more crowded. Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown announced Friday that she...

Danny Davis Polling For County Board President Run

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another big local name is considering running for Cook County Board president. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis is forming an exploratory committee to weigh a r...

The Changing Face of Illinois Politics

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

The political landscape of Chicago and Illinois is destined to change in its black representation. Todd Stroger has been a disappointment. He should go home and not waste the public's time with another run.

Community Scrambles to Save StreetWise

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than two days after learning of the dire financial straits of StreetWise, the Chicago-based non-profit magazine that employs homeless people, Chi...

Rep. Danny Davis Considering Run For Burris Senate Seat

Chicago Public Radio | Sam Hudzik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Congressman Danny Davis lobbied for a Senate appointment last fall - before then-governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested for, among other things, allege...

Congressman Danny Davis Defends Burris: 'They've Never Walked In Roland Burris' Moccasins'

Chicago Public Radio | Ammad Omar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[O]ne politician who isn't calling for Burris to step down is Chicago Congressman Danny Davis. He says Burris is a man of integrity, and that his cri...

Rep. Danny Davis Turned Down Blagojevich Senate Appointment

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.) would like to replace President-elect Barack Obama in the Senate. The appointment was dangled before him la...

ROLAND BURRIS: Who Is Blagojevich's Pick For Illinois Senator? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday appointed former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris to fill President-elect Obama's vacant Sen...

Rep. Danny Davis On Obama's Seat: I'd Say No To Blagojevich

WBBM 780 | Bob Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis wants to be the next U.S. senator from Illinois -- but not enough to accept if Gov. Rod Blagojevich appoints him. "If the gover...

Danny Davis Wants Obama Senate Seat Despite Ways And Means Appointment

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite being named to the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday, one of the most powerful and sought-after assignments in Congress, Rep. Danny Dav...

State Investigating AIDS Group, Blocks Funds

Chicago Sun-Times | Chris Fusco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Taxpayer funding for a politically connected AIDS awareness group is being held up by state health officials over questions about the organization's s...