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Illinois Primary Results

Rauner, Oberweis Win Illinois Primaries

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican nominee for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) says Gov. Pat Quinn is a failure and "we're going to get him gone th...

Bruce Rauner Wins GOP Primary In Illinois Gubernatorial Race

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

BY SARA BURNETT & SOPHIA TAREEN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO (AP) — Venture capitalist Bruce Rauner won the GOP primary Tuesday in his bid for I...

Rauner Wins Race To Challenge Pat Quinn

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Bruce Rauner has won the Republican primary to challenge Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) in his reelection race this fall, the Associated Press reports. ...

Oberweis Wins Primary In Illinois Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

State Sen. Jim Oberweis defeated Doug Truax in Tuesday's Republican Senate primary in Illinois, the Associated Press reports. Oberweis, who was el...

Oberweis Wins Race To Challenge Dick Durbin

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — A state legislator and dairy magnate has defeated a suburban Chicago businessman in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Illinoi...

Pat Quinn Wins Primary In Illinois Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) won the Tuesday primary to again be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, the Associated Press reports. Quinn, who was...

Jen Sabella

5 Illinois Races National Dems Are Watching

HuffingtonPost.com | Jen Sabella | Posted 03.21.2012 | Chicago

The relatively small number of Illinois Republicans who turned out Tuesday to vote chose Mitt Romney as their GOP presidential nominee. National Democ...

Illinois GOP Voters Choose Freshman Over Veteran

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Republicans emerged Wednesday from a combative primary in which a freshman congressman ousted a 20-year veteran and pledged t...

Jon Ward

Ann Romney, Secret Weapon, Hip Checks Husband's Women's Issues Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

SCHAUMBERG, Ill. -- It was one of the more interesting moments of Mitt Romney's victory rally here Tuesday night. Romney's wife, Ann, walked up on ...

Romney Nets More Delegates

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney added to his lead in the race for delegates Tuesday by winning the Republican presidential primary...

OK Mitt, It's Yours

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Like the eager school kid who keeps raising his hand to answer the teacher, Romney has worn us down. Chatting here with Keith Olbermann about Mitt's I...

Recently Arrested Chicago Democrat Wins Primary

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO, March 20 (Reuters) - A Democratic state lawmaker from Chicago charged last week with accepting a bribe overw...

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Lose Key Congressional Race In Illinois

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The progressive movement lost one of its biggest primary battles in the 2012 cycle Tuesday. Ilya Sheyman, a 25-year-old community activi...

Duckworth Wins 8th District Primary, Will Face Walsh

Posted 03.21.2012 | Chicago

Tammy Duckworth, the Iraq War veteran and former Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the United States Department of Vetera...

Howard Fineman

Romney -- The Best At This Brutal Election Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Now that Illinois has come and gone, and Mitt Romney has won, the time has come not to bury him but to praise him. Stripped of senti...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney's Illinois Primary Win Is Another Missed Opportunity For Rick Santorum

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- The "act of God" that Mitt Romney's campaign says Rick Santorum needs to win the Republican nomination is moving from healing stat...

WATCH: GOP Candidates Speak Live On Primary Night

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

While the primary results had all eyes on Illinois on Tuesday night, candidates competing for the Republican presidential nomination took time to addr...

Mitt Romney Wins Illinois Primary

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected the winner of the Illinois primary on Tuesday night by Fox News. The former Massachusetts governor went into the contest ...

Live Updates: Illinois Primary Results 2012

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

The Illinois primary results have all eyes on the Land of Lincoln on Tuesday night. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was favored over rival ca...

LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Illinois Primary Results

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the results for the 2012 Illinois Republican primary. Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and current front...

Alexi Giannoulias Slams Mark Kirk For Health Care Reform Obstruction

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias is getting his Senate campaign in gear, attacking his Republican opponent Mark Kirk for working against health care reform. "It is ...

Mark Kirk To Face Third-Party Conservative Challenge?

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Kirk would be very wise to listen to what some of the conservatives have to say," Family-PAC's Paul Caprio told Hinz. "There are a lot of people who ...

Alexi Giannoulias: Dick Durbin To Head Alexi's Senate Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias has found a powerful ally to serve as the chairman of his campaign. Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois's other senator and the second-ra...

Alexi Giannoulias: Scott Lee Cohen News 'Deeply Disturbing,' Cohen Should Step Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias has strong words for Scott Lee Cohen. Cohen, the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor, has come under renewed media scrutiny ...

Illinois Senate 2010: Mark Kirk Attacked In New VoteVets Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After Tuesday's primary sealed the deal for a Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias face off in November's election for U.S. Senate, the two have wasted no ...