In an election cycle with historic levels of corporate donations, Illinois Green Party candidates reject corporate dollars. While they're running some candidates for high profile offices, they're focusing on local districts where they have a chance to win.
A political brawl is in brewing between two high-profile lesbian human rights activists for an Illinois state House seat, a clash which has drawn in Chicago's newly minted mayor and the state's powerful House Speaker.
Representatives Mike Quigley and Darrell Issaannounced the creation of the bipartisan "Congressional Transparency Caucus" today. This historic move provides an exciting new way for Members of Congress to work together in support of open government initiatives.