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Quigley's Victory Lap At County Board Spoiled By Stroger

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley entered the county board meeting room today, he received a round of applause in recognition of winning Tuesda...

Mike Quigley Wins Democratic Primary To Replace Rahm Emanuel In Congress

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE 11:00 P.M. Though poised to follow Rahm Emanuel, Rod Blagojevich and Dan Rostenkowski as the Congressman from Illinois' Fifth District, Cook C...

All Emanuel Replacement Candidates Make Case In 30 Seconds (LISTEN)

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There are 23 candidates running to replace Rahm Emanuel in the 5th Congressional District. We asked each of them to give us their 30 second pitch....

Emanuel Replacement Race: Feigenholtz Holds Money Lead, Tribune Reaffirms Quigley Support, Nate Silver Sets Odds

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With under three days before Democratic voters will choose a nominee to replace Rahm Emanuel in the Fifth Congressional District, the eager candidates...

Forys Campaign Uses Nazi Analogy To Slam Quigley In Emanuel Replacement Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fifth Congressional District candidate Victor Forys reached for an extreme comparison in a recent press release attacking rival candidate Mike Quigley...

Burris Becomes Hot Issue In Emanuel Replacement Race, Quigley Jabs Fritchey Over His Role

Politico | MANU RAJU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an interview, Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley took a shot at state Rep. John Fritchey (D), who during the Jan. 8 testimony objected three tim...

Washington Post, Tribune, Local Democrats Call For Burris Resignation

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SCROLL DOWN FOR THE LATEST UPDATES Barely a month after being sworn in as a U.S. Senator, Roland Burris is being called on to resign by the Chicago T...

Tribune Endorses Mike Quigley In Emanuel Replacement Race Primary

Chicago Tribune | Editorial | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The race to replace White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel in Congress has drawn nearly two dozen contenders, creating potential for a lot of voter c...

Feigenholtz Far Ahead In Emanuel Replacement Race Fundraising

The Hill | Jeremy P. Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D) is on a hot fundraising streak in the race to replace former Rep. Rahm Emanuel's (D-Ill.) seat, according to ...

Emanuel Replacement Race Updates: Quigley Endorsed, Feigenholtz And Wheelan Run Ads, Mud Thrown

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley racked up the first major newspaper endorsement of the campaign Saturday, earning the backing of the Sun-Times. ...

Sun-Times Endorses Quigley In Emanuel Replacement Race

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Sun-Times became the first major paper to endorse a candidate in the crowded 5th Congressional District race, backing Cook County Commissi...

Emanuel Replacement Candidates Court LGBT Vote

Chicago Sun-Times | Laura Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The applause-o-meter wildly careened as the tuxedoed politicians strutted across the stage Saturday night at the annual Equality Illinois gala. Dawn C...

Emanuel Replacement Race: Quigley, Feigenholtz Jab Over Stroger Ties

CQ Politics | Emma Dumain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In what may be a glimpse of the campaigning to come, Feigenholtz -- who is backed by EMILY's List, the influential political action committee that sup...

While I Was Out Lecturing

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Those of you who follow my very occasional Twittering know that I flew to Chicago last Thursday to give a lecture at a class at Loyola University Chic...

Do You Think 700 Million Dollars is a Lot of Money?

Mike Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Quigley

When the Cook County budget comes up for a vote in the coming week, we will be dealing, yet again, with a patchwork set of fixes, an ill-conceived borrowing scheme, and a lack of attention to the real problems.

Claypool Endorses Quigley In Emanuel Replacement Race

Politico | Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley, running to succeed Rahm Emanuel in Congress, received a key endorsement from one of the leading reform-minded f...

26 Vie For Emanuel's Congressional Seat (FULL CANDIDATE LIST)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Twenty-six candidates have registered to run for the congressional seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel. The w...

Emanuel Replacement Race: Feigenholtz Slammed For Negative Polling

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The day after filing concluded for the special election, we've got the first sign of things getting ugly in the Fifth Congressional District. Last ni...

Powerful Union SEIU May Stay Out Of Emanuel Replacement Race

Chicago Sun-Times | Laura Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Service Employees International Union is still puffed up over its prowess in the 2007 Chicago aldermanic elections, when the SEIU helped turn over...

Replacing Emanuel: Quigley Tops First Poll In Tight Congressional Race

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If the first poll of the season is accurate, the solid if early front-runner is [Mike] Quigley, whose battles with county President Todd Stroger over ...

Emanuel Replacement Race: Geoghegan, Quigley Criticize TARP Implementation

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tom Geoghegan rolled out an online petition yesterday to "end the era of blank check bailouts." Specifically, it urges Congress to attach three common...

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 ...

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...

Goodbye, Rahm. Now Which of These 20 Candidates Should I Vote For?

Ryan Blitstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ryan Blitstein

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Quigley, Feigenholtz Have Edge In Race For Emanuel's Seat

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Uncertainty in the race to fill the seat of Rep. Rahm Emanuel has opened important fundraising and organizational advantages for two early candidates:...