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Pro-Gun Candidate Distances Self From NRA

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Debbie Halvorson (D-Ill.), a onetime close ally of the National Rifle Association, is backing away from the controversial gun group, accor...

Debbie Halvorson Comes Out In Opposition To Assault Weapons Ban

Posted 01.28.2013 | Chicago

Vying for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s old seat in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District, ex-congresswoman Debbie Halvorson is trying to win a Democratic primar...

Jackson Wins Primary, Fends Off Halvorson's Challenge

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) jumped out to an early lead over his 2nd Congressional District primary challenger Debbie Halvorson and never loo...

WATCH: Jackson Ad Blasts Halvorson's Record On Gun Control

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

A new ad released by the campaign to re-elect U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. targets his 2nd Congressional District primary opponent's position on gun co...

WATCH: Pelosi Endorses Jackson Jr.'s Re-election Bid In Chicago

Posted 03.05.2012 | Chicago

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi came to Chicago this weekend to endorse U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s re-election bid. Speaking alongside Rev....

Jackson Opponent Says He's 'Lying' About Obama Ties

Posted 03.02.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.)'s primary challenger Debbie Halvorson on Tuesday accused her opponent of "lying" in a new campaign radio ad which...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Faces His First Democratic Challenge

AP | By SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 02.03.2012 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- The former congresswoman and one-time Mary Kay saleswoman dashed up to the pulpit of the black megachurch and offered stories of growing up...