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WATCH: Mike Quigley Gets To Know His District By Hauling Trash, Serving Hot Dogs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois's 5th Congressional District has a history of colorful representatives. In recent years it has elected famous firebrand Rahm Emanuel and the ...

Trust or Bust: Reflections on One Year in Washington

Mike Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Quigley

On my one-year anniversary of entering Congress, I believe our greatest challenge and mandate in Washington -- and Illinois -- is regaining the public's trust.

Mike Quigley's Spring Break: Learning By Doing

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Mike Quigley returned to the United States House of Representatives from the Easter recess on Tuesday, he was armed with a couple of atypical vac...

Freshman Democrat Quigley Set To Break Ranks With Party Over Dodd, Conrad Subpoenas

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Seniority, party loyalty and congressional etiquette don't seem to get in the way of Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.). The freshman lawmaker is ready to br...

Wall Street Journal Reporter Conceals Facts About The Real Countrywide Mortgage Scandal

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Fiderer

Just like the birthers, who refuse to acknowledge Obama's birth certificate, Rep. Darrell Issa and Wall Street Journal reporter Emshwiller refuse to acknowledge the mountain of evidence that the Countrywide VIP "scandal" has been thoroughly discredited.

Darrell Issa, Another Lying Liar in the Countrywide VIP Loan Story

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

Robert Feinberg is the "whistleblower" who accuses Chris Dodd of receiving "sweetheart deals" on his home mortgage. His statements and stolen company documents represent the only direct evident in Rep. Issa's misleading report.

Countrywide VIP Scandal: In the Media, Unlike the Courtroom, Rules of Evidence Don't Apply

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Fiderer

Why isn't any reporter asking inquiring about Feinberg's contacts with GOP operatives? And why isn't any reporter asking questions about who is paying Feinberg's legal bills?

Quigley Sworn In To Congress As Emanuel's Replacement Tuesday

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Congressman-elect Mike Quigley is known for being an independent, reform-minded politician, but he learned politics the old-school Chi...

Congressman Quigley Plans To Sleep In His Washington Office (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Progress Illinois' Josh Kalven caught a light nugget buried in new U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley's weekend interview with Carol Marin on NBC Chicago's "City ...

Kapow! Two More Bite the Dust as Immigrants Celebrate on Election Night

Joshua Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joshua Hoyt

What can one actually say about someone who is running for public office and refers to gays in writing as "fudge-packers", says that theft is part of Mexican "culture" and writes that Muslims in prayer remind her of "dogs, smelling butts"?

Rahm Emanuel Forgot To Vote For His Successor

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I jokingly asked Rahm if he sent in his absentee ballot to vote for Quigley. He paused and said, "I f***ed up!"...

Chicago's Special Election is a Waste: Fill Vacancies in One Election, Not Two

Dan Johnson-Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dan Johnson-Weinberger

The special general election is a waste of time, money and resources. Taxpayers will shell out almost $2 million when the result has been a foregone conclusion for a month.

Mike Quigley Elected To Succeed Rahm Emanuel In Congress (VIDEO)

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Mike Quigley, a reform-minded Cook County commissioner, on Tuesday claimed the high-profile Illinois congressional seat that Rahm Emanuel gav...

Quigley Gears Up For Election As GOP Challenger Pulido Compares Herself To Sarah Palin

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley isn't taking anything for granted even though he's the favorite in a heavily Democratic district...

Mike Quigley Earns Second Tribune Endorsement As General Election Nears

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

So we're here to make it official: The Tribune endorses Quigley in the general election. And we're mighty pleased to do so. ...

Quigley Planning DC Fundraiser For General Election Bid

Politico | GLENN THRUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mike Quigley, who won the Democratic primary for Rahm Emanuel's old seat on Tuesday, is wasting no time in solidifying support among national Democrat...

Quigley's Victory Lap At County Board Spoiled By Stroger

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley entered the county board meeting room today, he received a round of applause in recognition of winning Tuesda...

Mike Quigley Wins Democratic Primary To Replace Rahm Emanuel In Congress

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE 11:00 P.M. Though poised to follow Rahm Emanuel, Rod Blagojevich and Dan Rostenkowski as the Congressman from Illinois' Fifth District, Cook C...

Goodbye, Rahm. Now Which of These 20 Candidates Should I Vote For?

Ryan Blitstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ryan Blitstein

I've created Chicago Elections, a central source for all the information you'd ever want about candidates running for elective office in Chicago.

Quigley, Feigenholtz Have Edge In Race For Emanuel's Seat

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Uncertainty in the race to fill the seat of Rep. Rahm Emanuel has opened important fundraising and organizational advantages for two early candidates:...

Rahm Emanuel's Replacement: Quigley To Start Raising Campaign Cash

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley said Sunday he plans to file papers today to start collecting campaign funds to run for the congressional seat ...