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DCCC Cash Helps Some Illinois Dems, Leaves Others To Their Own Devices

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As has been widely reported this morning, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has gone on a massive last-minute spending spree, in an atte...

WATCH: Flood Of Third-Party Ads In Illinois Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ah, yes, October. Time for changing leaves, enormous pumpkins, and tens of millions of dollars in political advertising on the airwaves. Things are...

Congressmen Press Obama On Immigration Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Seven members of Illinois' congressional delegation are joining immigrant rights activists in pushing President Barack Obama for immig...

Worker Uprising Against Wells Fargo Spreads After Major Victory To Keep Factories Open

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

The victory of Hartmarx workers yesterday represents a major triumph in the growing trend of factory sit ins.

43 Members of Congress Ask Geithner to Weigh in on Wells Fargo on Behalf of Hartmarx Workers

Elana Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elana Levin

With so much at stake for workers, 43 Members of Congress released a letter asking Geithner to weigh in on Wells Fargo's attempt to liquidate nearly 4,000 jobs at Hartmarx.

Hartmarx Protest: Workers At Obama Suit Maker Vote To Stage Sit-In (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Angry over billions in bailout money for Wells Fargo & Co., workers at a suburban Chicago factory where suits for President Barack Oba...

Hartmarx Bankruptcy: Politicians Push To Keep Obama Suit Maker Open

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Workers at a suburban Chicago suit company, which calls President Obama one of its customers but has filed for bankruptcy protection, are getting supp...

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...

Bailout Break Down: How Illinois Voted

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"The surprise failure of the bailout bill yielded a rare totally mixed roll call from the 19-member Illinois House delegation, with the results mirror...