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Unions Will Unite to Win Back Congressional Seats

Nick Kaleba | Posted 05.23.2012 | Chicago
Nick Kaleba

The chance to put a dent in the Republican control of the House and run up the score for hometown President Barack Obama gives local unions more than enough reason to unite around candidates who can win back seats.

Duckworth Wins 8th District Primary, Will Face Walsh

Posted 03.21.2012 | Chicago

Tammy Duckworth, the Iraq War veteran and former Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the United States Department of Vetera...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois Voters Head To The Polls

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

As some Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to choose a GOP presidential nominee and determine the fates of some longtime politicians, electio...

Early Voting Ends Thursday As Primary Races Heat Up

Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

Illinois voters on Thursday face their final opportunity to vote early in advance of the March 20 primary election. As the Associated Press reports...

Report: Vulnerable GOP Congressman Running Out Of Cash

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

Next week, two Democratic candidates hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh will face off in the Illinois primary. Both have claimed to be the best-sui...

New Poll Shows Tea Party Darling Trailing Democrats

Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

A new poll shows U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh trailing Democrats in Illinois' 8th District. The poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling on behalf of House ...

Walsh Unchallenged For GOP Nomination In 8th District Run

Posted 12.22.2011 | Chicago

With the announcement that his principal primary challenger has dropped out of the race, the fiery freshman U.S. Rep Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) will now run u...

Joe Walsh Pushes To Wish His Constituents A 'Merry Christmas'

Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Monday made public his holiday wish: To wish his constituents "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Hanukkah" in mail pieces and...

Tea Party Convention Kicks Off In Chicago 'Burbs

Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Tea Party's region-wide convention, TeaCon 2011, hits Schaumburg this weekend, and is expected to bring in about 1,000 conservative activi...

Joe Walsh Breaks Agreement With Illinois GOP, Announces 2012 Run Against Fellow Republican

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

One day after being named one of Congress's "most corrupt" representatives by the group Citizens For Responsibility And Ethics In Washington (CREW), U...

New Poll: Tammy Duckworth Starts With Big Lead In Congressional Race

Posted 09.14.2011 | Chicago

According to a poll released by the campaign of Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth, she holds a commanding lead early on in the race for the Democratic ...

Duckworth Running For Congress, But A Primary Challenger Awaits

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 09.05.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Iraq War veteran and former Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs Tammy Duckworth says she's running for Congress. The Democrat announ...

Obama Ally, Former Candidate Running For Congress In Suburbs

Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

A onetime advisor to Barack Obama and, more recently, a narrowly failed candidate for state comptroller has announced his bid for one of Illinois's ne...

Former Obama Staffer Raja Krishnamoorthi Aims To Be 1st Indian American Elected Statewide In Illinois

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

They used to say Illinoisans south of Interstate 80 would not vote for names like Rod Blagojevich and Barack Obama. But the voters proved themselves ...