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Jesse Jackson Jr Replacement

Robin Kelly Sworn In To Replace Jackson Jr. In Congress

AP | Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the House, taking over the seat held for 17 ye...

Voters Head To Polls In Special Election To Replace Jackson Jr.

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 06.08.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly, whose campaign received a $2 million boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, easily ...

Robin Kelly Wins Dem Primary In Race To Replace Jackson Jr.

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 04.28.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse ...

Halvorson Leads Latest Poll In Race To Replace Jackson Jr.

Posted 02.25.2013 | Chicago

As the crowded field of candidates for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Congress headed out for one last day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's primary in I...

Bloomberg's Anti-Gun Push About To Get Special Election Test

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2013 | Chicago

By Renita Young CHICAGO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's push for stricter U.S. gun laws in the wake of the Con...

Gun Dominate Debate In Race To Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Posted 02.08.2013 | Chicago

Several contenders vying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress gathered at Governor's State University Thursday night where their debate was domina...

Candidates Line Up On Deadline Day In Race To Replace Jackson Jr.

Posted 01.07.2013 | Chicago

Updated story After weeks of speculation and rumors, the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress narrowed Monday. On the final day candida...

Pol Cites Weapons Charge As He Exits Jackson Jr. Race

AP | Posted 02.28.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An Illinois state lawmaker who was a frontrunner to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. says he's ending his candidacy because ...

Dem Leaders To Endorse Candidate In Jackson Jr. Race

Reuters | Posted 02.14.2013 | Chicago

By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Democratic ward bosses from Chicago neighborhoods and suburban townships are expected...

Sandi Jackson On Congressional Run: 'Never Say Never'

Posted 12.10.2012 | Chicago

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy DNAinfo.com Chicago: CHICAGO — Will Ald. Sandi Jackson run for the very congressional seat that her husband, Jesse...

In Race To Replace Jesse Jackson Jr., Who's In & Who's Out

Posted 12.03.2012 | Chicago

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress less than two weeks ago, but since then, a flood of Democratic political hopefuls has already come out of the...

Jackson Jr. Special Election Delayed To Save State Money

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | Chicago

By Renita D. Young CHICAGO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Illinois decided on Thursday to delay until April 9 an election to fill the U.S. House ...

Ex-Congressman Convicted Of Child Porn Hopes To Replace Jackson Jr.

Posted 11.28.2012 | Chicago

The already-crowded field of possible successors to Jesse Jackson Jr. expanded Wednesday to include Mel Reynolds, the disgraced former congressman who...

Gov. Quinn Sets Date For Election To Replace Jackson Jr.

Posted 11.26.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Democratic former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson is going to make another try at returning to Congress by running in the special election...

Possible Successors Line Up After Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Resignation

Posted 11.24.2012 | Chicago

Though it's only been three days since Jesse Jackson Jr.'s abrupt resignation from Congress, about a dozen potential names have already been floated i...