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Election Winners and Losers in Illinois

Kyle Hillman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Elections have consequences and none more so than in Illinois. While the obvious places of change (State House & Senate and Congressional races) became clear throughout Tuesday night, the less obvious is becoming clearer everyday after.

Bill Ayers Denies Dedicating Book To RFK's Killer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In September, 1960s radical and retired professor William Ayers was denied emeritus faculty status by the University of Illinois at Chicago for an all...

Chris Kennedy Chosen As New Head Of University Of Illinois Trustees

Chicago Tribune | Jodi S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The reconstituted University of Illinois board of trustees this morning selected Chicago businessman Christopher Kennedy as chairman....

Flirting Remains Strong Kennedy Tradition

Lizzie Garrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lizzie Garrett

Kennedy is keeping in good fourth generation Kennedy tradition by flirting with the idea of running for office and then citing personal or family issues as reasons for not pulling the trigger.

Chris Kennedy Not Running For Senate Or Governor In 2010

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A son of the late Robert F. Kennedy says he won't run for the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama. Chicago businessm...

Giannoulias Endorsed By Cullerton For U.S. Senate

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias unveiled another endorsement for his 2010 U.S. Senate campaign Friday. State Senate President John Cullerton announ...

Durbin Aims To Stay Neutral In Senate Race

Daily Herald | Joseph Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Durbin said he "doesn't think the field is complete at this point" for the senate race. Meanwhile, he isn't picking a horse....

Chris Kennedy Now Considering Running For Governor, Not Senate: Sun-Times

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After spending months preparing to run for President Obama's former U.S. Senate seat, Chris Kennedy may now be turning his attention to Springfield. ...

Quigley Endorses Giannoulias For Senate

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias continues to rack up endorsements in the race to replace Roland Burris in the U.S. Senate. The latest is...

Giannoulias Fundraising Leads Senate Candidates

Chicago Public Radio | Alex Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Giannoulias' exploratory committee has about $1.6 million to spend on the 2010 election, according to papers filed this week with the Federal Election...

Lisa Madigan Not Running For Senate Or Governor, Will Seek Reelection As Attorney General

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Wednesday that she's running for re-election instead of seeking higher office, a surp...

Cheryle Jackson Taking Step Toward Senate Run

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Urban League chief Cheryle Jackson is forming a U.S. Senate exploratory committee -- the last formal step before actually announcing her candi...

Chris Kennedy Not Yet Ready To Announce Senate Candidacy

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A report that Chris Kennedy would announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate this week was premature, Kennedy told Capitol Fax's Rich Miller Tuesday. ...

Chris Kennedy Planning To Run For U.S. Senate: Sun-Times

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A son of Robert F. Kennedy is planning to run for the U.S. Senate, the Chicago Sun-Times' Michael Sneed reports. Chicago businessman Chris Kennedy ha...

The Changing Face of Illinois Politics

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

The political landscape of Chicago and Illinois is destined to change in its black representation. Todd Stroger has been a disappointment. He should go home and not waste the public's time with another run.

Schakowsky On Senate Bid: 'I Have A Very Broad And Very Devoted Base' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky appeared confident, if non-committal, about her potential Senate bid during an appearance on "Fox Chicago Sunday." Schakowsk...

Chris Kennedy, Son Of Robert F. Kennedy, Polling For Possible Senate Run

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Merchandise Mart boss Christopher Kennedy is confirming talk that he may run for the Senate next year . . . and saying a wee bit more....

Poll: Lisa Madigan Leading In Senate And Governor Races, Burris' Hopes Dim

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though she's yet to form an exploratory committee, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan would be the favorite in the 2010 Democratic primary for gov...

Chris Kennedy, Son Of Robert F. Kennedy, Testing Waters On Illinois Senate Run

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chris Kennedy is taking soundings for the Illinois 2010 Senate race. I heard that he's been making some calls about his prospects if he jumped in what...