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Illinois Election Roundup: Dems Lose Big, But Quinn Hanging On

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a long and tough night for Democrats in Illinois, but with results in two important races still too close to call, some are hanging on to hope....

DCCC Cash Helps Some Illinois Dems, Leaves Others To Their Own Devices

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As has been widely reported this morning, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has gone on a massive last-minute spending spree, in an atte...

Dan Seals Ahead in Recent Poll

Rachel Medina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rachel Medina

A recent poll by The Hill indicates a 12-point lead of democratic candidate Dan Seals (IL-10) over the republican nominee, Robert Dold. Seals leads 4...

Democrat Seals Holds A Big Lead In Mark Kirk's Old District

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The news media's narrative of the 2010 election has been written for months: Democrats fighting for their lives against a Republican tide that will be...

'Lifelong Resident': Where Was Bob Dold For 20 YEARS?

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk, who represents Illinois's 10th District in Congress, saw his lead over Democrat Alexi Giannoulias erased after ...

Michelle Obama Coming To Chicago To Raise Money For Dems

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON--First Lady Michelle Obama hits Chicago on Oct. 13 to fund-raise for Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias and three Illin...

WATCH: NRCC Targets Democrats For Congress With Big Ad Buy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The National Republican Congressional Campaign bought $1.7 million worth of television ads this weekend, and three of those ads are aimed at contested...

Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

In 1994 Democrats were caught flat-footed by the GOP onslaught -- completely unprepared to mount a defense. This year there is a danger that the opposite will be true -- that fear and defeatism turn into self-fulfilling prophesies.

Joe Biden Stumps For Giannoulias, Seals In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Joe Biden will be in Chicago Monday campaigning for Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias and Democrat Dan Seals, running for the open 10th di...

Reforming Higher Education: Key to Our Competitive Edge

Dan Seals | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Seals

The fact is the cost of higher education has increased five times faster than median incomes over the last thirty years. For all of the lip service paid to increasing access to higher education, it's become more and more difficult to afford.

Dan Seals, Ann Williams And Jacob Meister Have A Tip For Dan Hynes -- "It's Jobs"

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

A small but growing circle of Illinois candidates grasps that jobs -- not our famed corruption scandals or income tax plans -- are the key issue to win the 2010 elections here.

Abner Mikva Not Endorsing Seals Or Hamos In Kirk Replacement Race, Despite Claim

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

It turns out that a big endorsement by former congressman and appellate court justice Abner Mikva for Congress in the north suburban 10th District isn...

Julie Hamos Lands Emily's List Endorsement In Kirk Replacement Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Rep. Julie Hamos (D-Evanston) landed the endorsement of one of the country's most powerful women's political groups Tuesday in her bid to succee...

Beth Coulson Set To Run For Mark Kirk's Congressional Seat

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The GOP may be getting its wish in the closely-contested race to replace U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk in Congress. State Rep. Beth Coulson, a Glenview Republi...

Seals Leads Hamos In Democratic Primary For Kirk's House Seat: Poll

The Fix | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Dan Seals, the Democratic nominee against Rep. Mark Kirk (R) in 2006 and 2008, holds a wide lead in the 2010 Democratic primary, according to a survey...

Julie Hamos Running For Mark Kirk's House Seat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- State Rep. Julie Hamos (HAY'-mohs) wants to move up from the Illinois Capitol in Springfield to the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The E...

Farewell England Dan

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

England Dan, I know it's no longer possible, but rest in peace knowing that at least one aging rock critic would really love to see you tonight.

Obama's Replacement: Blagojevich Mulls Senate Pick

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Indictment News Updates, 12-9-08: ILLINOIS GOVERNOR CHARGED WITH TRYING TO SELL OBAMA'S SEAT ARRESTED THIS MO...

Obama Cuts Radio Ad For Dan Seals

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

We've been wondering whether Barack Obama was going to wade into the tight 10th Congressional District race. And today we got our answer. Take a li...

Will The 10th Go Blue?

Lizzie Garrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lizzie Garrett

Kirk is white, a Naval Reserve officer, and his slogan is independence; Seals is black, intellectual, and his slogan is change.

Congressional Incumbents Hold Huge Money Lead

AP | Dennis Conrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON - Members of Illinois' congressional delegation, no matter their party affiliation, head into the final weeks of the election season with h...

Dan Seals Defends Anti-War Attack Ad

Chicago Tribune | Susan Kuczka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

North Shore Democratic congressional candidate Dan Seals' campaign on Tuesday defended using an Iraq War veteran with ties to the 9/11 conspiracy move...

Obama Effect Should Boost Illinois Democrats

AP | Christopher Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Barack Obama's presidential campaign is generating a wave of enthusiasm in Illinois, but don't expect a tsunami that will radical...

Illinois Representatives Weigh-In On Bailout Votes

AP | Dennis Conrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON - Unlike every other House member, Rep. Jerry Weller will never be blamed for voting the wrong way on the rejected $700 billion bailout bil...

2008 Illinois CD-10 General Election:
Kirk (R-i) vs Seals (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

IL-10: Kirk vs Seals