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Scott Lee Cohen Wants Rickey Hendon's Open Senate Seat

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- Scott Lee Cohen first set his sights on being lieutenant governor, then governor, and now he's aiming for a smaller political prize. ...

Black Ministers: Scott Lee Cohen Trying To BUY Endorsements

Capitol Fax Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I've been hearing tons of rumors about Scott Lee Cohen trying to buy off African-American ministers, but two ministers confirmed it to CBS2... Two ...

Scott Lee Cohen's New Vanity Plate (!)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For five glorious days, Scott Lee Cohen was the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor. He won the party's nomination for Illinois's second-in-co...

Progressive, Conservative and Tea Party Voters Help Hand Governor Pat Quinn Victory

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

While the bean counters and the lawyers continue to sift through uncounted absentee and other ballots, we can call the election: Quinn has defeated GOP State Senator Bill Brady.

Did Scott Lee Cohen Save Pat Quinn's Career?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Brady has announced that he won't concede the Illinois governor's race any time soon. But with incumbent governor Pat Quinn holding an 8,000-vote...

Illinois Governor's Race: Pat Quinn And Bill Brady At Their Best, Worst

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before February, the race for Illinois governor was brutal. Impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich had been arrested, and people were looking for c...

IL-Sen: 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias (D) (Fox/Pulse 10/30)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/30/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated telephone interviews (Pulse release) Illinois ...

IL-Gov: 42% Brady (R), 41% Quinn (D) (PPP 10/16)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling 10/14-16/10; 557 Likely voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP PDF) Illinois 2010 Governor 42% Brady (R), 41...

IL-Gov: 45% Brady (R), 37% Quinn (D) (Rasmussen 10/20)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen Reports 10/20/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone interview (Rasmussen release) Illinois 2010 Governor 45% Br...

Where Are The Jobs At Scott Lee Cohen's Job Fairs?

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHERRY VALLEY, Ill. — Martina Love had two words to describe the job fair hosted Tuesday by Scott Lee Cohen, the independent candidate for Illin...

Does the New CNN/Time Poll Put Governor Pat Quinn Back in the Game Against Bill Brady?

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The poll reports that State Senator Brady leads Quinn 40%-38%. The Quinn camp is crazed with joy to be losing by two points.

Scott Lee Cohen Challenges Dismissed; Quinn 'Not Afraid' Of His Candidacy

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Independent candidate Scott Lee Cohen has likely secured himself a spot on the November ballot. The state board of elections threw out the remaining...

Chicago LOSERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As usual, many Illinois politicians had a rough few days. Below, check out the first installment of Chicago Losers of the Week, and vote on who you th...

Scott Lee Cohen's Son Busted For Underage Drinking

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More bad news for Cohen? Scott Lee Cohen's 20-year-old son was cited for underage drinking Monday night, according to sources. Police confirm th...

Scott Lee Cohen: 'Shoot All The Elected Politicians'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If nothing else, Scott Lee Cohen's decision to run for governor has certainly spiced up the race. In about 24 hours, Cohen has been bashed by his comp...

Scott Lee Cohen Announces Run For Governor: Ousted Former Lt. Gov Running As Independent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Embattled former lieutenant governor nominee Scott Lee Cohen, who dropped out of the race amidst allegations of domestic violence and steroid abuse, a...

Governor, Lieutenant To Run Together In Primary, If Quinn Signs New Bill

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- Hoping to avert another Scott Lee Cohen debacle, the Senate voted Tuesday to require that the governor and lieutenant governor run toge...

Libertarian For Governor Says Civil Rights Act Is Illegal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, third party candidates in both the race for Illinois governor and the race for President Obama's former Senate seat filed their petitions, ...

Scott Lee Cohen Says He Has 133K Signatures, More Than Enough To Qualify For Ballot (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scott Lee Cohen appears to have crossed an important threshold in his independent bid for governor of Illinois. At a press conference on Sunday, the ...

Scott Lee Cohen Wants To Run For Governor, Quinn Not Concerned

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After some speculation, it turns out embattled former lieutenant governor nominee Scott Lee Cohen did meet with Illinois Democratic Party chair Michae...

HE'S BACK? Scott Lee Cohen Could Run For Governor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Before he won a surprising victory in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor, Scott Lee Cohen was rarely in the news. But since then, he can't...

Take One for the Team, Alexi

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Dear Alexi, You've played plenty of hoops over the years, so you of all people should know when it's time to pull yourself out of the ball game.

Scott Lee Cohen To Run As Independent For Governor?

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

He's baaaaack? Sneed hears rumbles former lieutenant governor candidate Scott Lee Cohen is angling for a comeback. The millionaire pawnbroker is "i...

Scott Lee Cohen Still Collecting Signatures In Run For Governor

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Scott Lee Cohen is still collecting signatures before a petition deadline later this month. ...

Scott Lee Cohen Recruits Signature Collectors For Campaign, Some Of Them Reported Junkies

Huffington Post | Josh Lederman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Josh Lederman covers community and politics for Northwestern University's Medill News Service, based in Chicago. Prior to Medill, he interned for CNN'...