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Illinois Primary On Tuesday: Is Obama's State Up For Grabs?

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama's old Senate seat and the Illinois governorship, held by Democrats, are GOP November takeover targets as voters head...

Scott Brown Footnotes

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

As a footnote to Monday's post about Scott Brown's upset victory in the Massachusetts senate race and his now-famous statement, "With all due respec...

Illinois Democrats Need Obama's Help To Keep His Old Senate Seat

New York Times | James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicagoans grouse that President Obama has reneged on promises to return home regularly. Midway through a desultory, prickly United States Senate...