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Illinois Congressional Race

Saving WIC and Protecting Struggling Families

Debbie Halvorson | Posted 02.12.2012 | Chicago
Debbie Halvorson

The Super Committee's failure to come up with a plan to cut the deficit will be devastating for low-income pregnant women, infants and children.

WATCH: Democrats Blast Republican Opponents For Anti-Choice Views

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While touting ultra-conservative values is a benefit in some states, Illinois has been moderate for many years. Now, some vulnerable Democrats are usi...

Justin Oberman Pulls Out Of Emanuel Replacement Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The race to replace Rahm Emanuel in Congress just a bit less crowded. Justin Oberman, the son of former Chicago Ald. Marty Oberman and a former govern...

Race For Emanuel Seat About Trust Not Change: Carol Marin

Chicago Sun-Times | Carol Marin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama's message of hope and change has been shouted down in Illinois by the horror of a craven governor, by the egotistical opportunism of our ...

Special Election: Geoghegan for Congress -- Why You Should Donate Right Now

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Tom Geoghegan is, in short, a real inspiration. Not only is he the progressive hero, has he worked throughout his career to take on the most corrupt machines in Chicago politics.

An Unrepentant New Dealer Runs for Congress

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas Frank

Voters in Rahm Emanuel's district will have the chance to redeem their state's reputation. They will likely have the chance to elect, out of a crowded race, a true reformer in Thomas Geoghegan.

I'm Running for Congress in IL-5

Tom Geoghegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tom Geoghegan

For years, conservatives have said: "We can't do this. The money isn't there." Well, the money is there. It was there for the Iraq war and for the bailout.

Replacing Rahm: Feigenholtz, Fritchey, Geoghegan Enter Fray, Daley Staying Neutral (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley announced his intention to stay neutral in the crowded Congressional race to succeed incoming White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, the...