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Ilya Sheyman

Ryan Grim

Why Did Progressives Lose An Illinois Congressional Race So Badly?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After several rounds of painful soul searching, Washington-based progressives are comparing notes on Ilya Sheyman's stunning open-primar...

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...

Matt Sledge

Anti-War Progressive Running For Congress Promises To Be Obama's Foil

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

California's North Coast is nearly synonymous with a New Age-y strand of progressivism. For two decades, Rep. Lynn Woolsey has represented it in Congr...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Face First Test In Illinois Tonight

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the national media eyes the Illinois primary race between Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, progressive activists have their...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Face First Test In Illinois Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a newly redrawn congressional district covering the North Shore Chicago suburbs, progressive groups are mounting their first foray in...

Youth Like An Ilya Sheyman For Congress -- Our "Lemonade"

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.15.2012 | Chicago
Miles J. Zaremski

My Congressional District is the 10th in Illinois. Up to now, it was known as the district for the tony north shore of Chicago where only a Republica...

Amanda Terkel

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...

A Member of the "Professional Left"

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

On Aug. 9, 2010, less than three months before the Democrats suffered their worst defeat in the House of Representatives in more than a century, White...

Will Guzzardi

Illinois Dems Raring To Run For Newly Blue Congressional Seats

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

The newly redrawn map of Illinois's congressional districts isn't even official yet, sitting as it still does on Governor Pat Quinn's desk. Already, t...