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Two Lesbian Activists Square Off In Statehouse Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.22.2012 | Chicago

When long-time Chicago lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activist Kelly Cassidy was appointed last spring to the Illinois Statehouse of Represent...

Political Newcomer, Water District Candidate Todd Connor Is on a Roll

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Connor is likely the hottest candidate who has stormed onto the 2010 Cook County political stage.

State Senator Terry Link Rides Lt. Governor Endorsement Wave as AFL-CIO, Other Support Rolls In

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

State Senator and Lieutenant Governor candidate Terry Link's political wave machine is operating at full-tilt boogie. He just scored the endorsement of the 1,000,000-member Illinois AFL-CIO.

Candidate, Former SEC Chairman Bash Water Deal that Flushed $68 Million Down the Sewer

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District got a pasting last Thursday over a botched bond deal that cost Cook County area taxpayers $68 million.

Greg Harris Endorses Heather Steans Over Gay Rights Activist Jim Madigan in State Senate Race

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The endorsement is a huge plus for the freshman senator whose north lakefront district includes a heavy concentration of gay and lesbian voters. Madigan's climb to the state senate just got a little steeper.