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Illinois 2nd District

Biden: Illinois Election Sends Clear Message On Gun Control

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 02.27.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden argued Wednesday that the primary election victory of a gun control advocate to represent Illinois in Congress ...

Robin Kelly Wins Dem Primary In Race To Replace Jackson Jr.

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 04.28.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse ...

Halvorson Leads Latest Poll In Race To Replace Jackson Jr.

Posted 02.25.2013 | Chicago

As the crowded field of candidates for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Congress headed out for one last day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's primary in I...

Paul Blumenthal

Michael Bloomberg Spent Over $1 Million On This 2013 Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Through his super PAC, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent twice as much in the special election for Illinois' 2nd Congressional ...

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...

Janell Ross

New Urban Politics Emerges In Race to Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 11.27.2012 | Black Voices

In 2011, as Illinois politicians redrew congressional district maps, they exercised a power grab that was intended to protect those already in office ...

Jennifer Bendery

Rev. Jesse Jackson: It's 'Inappropriate' To Ask About His Son's Medical Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although it's been a month since Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) took a medical leave from Congress for unknown reasons, his father said...