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2nd Congressional District Illinois

Voters Head To Polls In Special Election To Replace Jackson Jr.

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 06.08.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly, whose campaign received a $2 million boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, easily ...

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s District Has Long History Of Corruption

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 02.24.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- They elected a Harvard-educated Rhodes Scholar and ended up with a congressman who was convicted of having sex with an underage campaign wo...

Bloomberg Defends Anti-Gun Super PAC Ads In Illinois Election

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 02.20.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg waded deeper Tuesday into the Chicago-area election to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., defendi...

Guns Dominate In Race To Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 04.14.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — After months of drama surrounding Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Congress, the race to replace the congressman with the prominent name ha...

In Race To Replace Jesse Jackson Jr., Who's In & Who's Out

Posted 12.03.2012 | Chicago

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress less than two weeks ago, but since then, a flood of Democratic political hopefuls has already come out of the...