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Illinois Senators

Obama, Biden Endorse Tammy Duckworth For Senate

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) for Senate on Wednesday. "I'm proud to suppor...

Illinois' Richest and Poorest Members of Congress in 2014

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.03.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

In 2014, the average net worth of Illinois' members of Congress was $2.16 million, according to a recent analysis by the Center for Responsive Politic...

Mark Kirk's Supporters Are Using A Fake Minimum Wage Petition To Get Him On The Ballot

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- David Applegate, a staff member for Rep. Tammy Duckworth's (D-Ill.) Senate campaign, was walking around at the Columbus Day parade in Ch...

If Term Limits Were Already in Place in Illinois, Who Would Be Gone?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.27.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has made term limits one of his four major campaign focuses. He's pushing a message of "Eight years and you're out." That got us thinking.

No Princes, One Pauper

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.15.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

No members of Illinois' congressional delegation crack OpenSecrets.org's list of wealthiest lawmakers, but one made the Top 25 poorest.

U.S. Senator Would Make History With Reelection

Posted 03.11.2013 | Chicago

Senator Dick Durbin is going for the history books, ending months of speculation over whether the popular three-term senator from Illinois will run ag...