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President Obama Dragged Into Illinois Congressional Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has not endorsed a candidate in the Democratic primary for Illinois' 10th Congressional District, but a new flyer...

An Unfortunate Typo: Rich Whitney Is 'Whitey' On Some Ballots

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVE McKINNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- The last name of Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney is misspelled as "Whitey" on electronic-voting machines in nearly two...

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...

WATCH: Flood Of Third-Party Ads In Illinois Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ah, yes, October. Time for changing leaves, enormous pumpkins, and tens of millions of dollars in political advertising on the airwaves. Things are...

'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 ...

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.