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Aaron Schock Defeats Darrel Miller In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) defeated Democratic challenger Darrel Miller and was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 18th congressional district on Tue...

Bobby Schilling Defeated In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Bobby Schilling lost to Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) in Illinois' 17th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was a rematch from two ...

Cheri Bustos Defeats Bobby Schilling In Illinois

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) defeated Republican Bobby Schilling in Illinois' 17th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was a rematch from two...

Adam Kinzinger Defeats Randall Olsen In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) defeated Democratic challenger Randall Olsen and was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 16th congressional on Tuesday. ...

John Shimkus Defeats Eric Thorsland In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) defeated Democrat Eric Thorsland and was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 15th congressional district on Tuesday. Shi...

Randy Hultgren Defeats Dennis Anderson In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) defeated Democratic challenger Dennis Anderson and was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 14th congressional district o...

Ann Callis Defeated In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Ann Callis lost to Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) in Illinois' 13th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was one of the most competitiv...

Rodney Davis Defeats Ann Callis In Illinois

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) defeated Democratic challenger Ann Callis in Illinois' 13th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was one of the m...

Mike Bost Defeats Bill Enjyard In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Mike Bost defeated Rep. Bill Enyart (D-Ill.) in Illinois' 12th congressional district on Tuesday. The race drew the attention of both na...

Bill Enyart Defeated In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bill Enyart (D-Ill) lost to state Rep. Mike Bost (R) in Illinois' 12th congressional district on Tuesday. The race drew the attention of both ...

Darlene Senger Defeated In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Darlene Senger lost to Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) in Illinois' 11th congressional district on Tuesday. Senger, a member of the Illinois H...

Bill Foster Defeats Darlene Senger In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Foster defeated Republican challenger Darlene Senger, a member of the Illinois Hou...

Bob Dold Defeats Brad Schneider In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Bob Dold (R) defeated Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) in Illinois' 10th congressional district on Tuesday. Dold represented the 10th dist...

Brad Schneider Defeated In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) lost to his Republican opponent, former congressman Robert Dold in Illinois' 10th congressional district on Tuesday. D...

Jan Schakowsky Defeats Susanne Atanus In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jan Schakowsky was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 9th congressional district on Tuesday. Schakowsky , who was first elected to Congress i...

Tammy Duckworth Defeats Lawrence Kaifesh In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 8th congressional district on Tuesday. Duckworth defeated Republican Lawrence...

Danny Davis Defeats Robert Bumpers In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday in Illinois' 7th congressional district. Davis, who was first elected to Congress i...

Peter Roskam Defeats Michael Mason In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 6th congressional district on Tuesday. Roskam, who was first elected to Congress...

Mike Quigley Defeats Vince Kolbert In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was re-elected to represent Illinois' 5th congressional district on Tuesday. Quigley, who ran unopposed in the general e...

Luis Gutierrez Defeats Hector Concepcion In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 4th congressional district on Tuesday, defeating Republican Hector Concepcion. ...

Daniel Lipinski Defeats Sharon Brannigan In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress in the state's 3rd congressional district on Tuesday, defeating Republican Sharon Brannigan. ...

Robin Kelly Defeats Eric Wallace In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) was re-elected to serve as the representative for Illinois' 2nd congressional district on Tuesday. Kelly defeated Republi...

Bobby Rush Defeats Jimmy Lee Tillman In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) was re-elected to his 12th term in Congress representing Illinois' first congressional district on Tuesday. Rush beat Repu...

Eliminate 'Lite Gov' Office? Let the People Vote, Says BGA

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.16.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Gov. Pat Quinn has sought to cast his race against Bill Daley for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination as a case of the populist who fights for the little guy (Quinn) vs. the "big shot" who has traveled in elite political and business circles.

Illinois State Rep. Jack Franks Talks About His Stand Against Progressive Taxes

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 09.16.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

As the tax debate has gone historically, most Democrats are for a progressive tax structure in Illinois. All Republicans in the Illinois House and Senate are for keeping the flat rate we currently have. Not all Democrats are for a progressive tax, though.