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Another Big Chicago Fundraiser Ahead For Romney's Camp

Posted 10.24.2012 | Chicago

When President Obama returns to Chicago for his 2012 election night rally on Nov. 6, it turns out he'll be arriving just on the heels of yet another b...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Despite his big victory in Illinois on Tuesday, this was not a banner week for Mitt Romney. Indeed, he experienced a PR disaster when his longtime adviser Eric Fehrnstrom likened him to an Etch A Sketch: "You can kind of shake it up and we start all over again." Santorum and Gingrich quickly began brandishing the toys at campaign events. Will classic toys now become a 2012 leitmotif? Will Romney whip out a Slinky when he talks about Gingrich or a Mr. Potato Head when he goes after Santorum? Will Ron Paul feel left out and challenge the others to a round of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots? Will voters forget about debates and use a Magic 8-Ball to determine who to vote for? One thing's for sure: No one who has been paying attention to this campaign will compare any of the candidates to a Lite-Brite.

Mark Blumenthal

Exit Polls Show Key Shift From Deep South

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

The polls in Illinois do not close until 7 p.m. Central time (8 p.m. Eastern), but news organizations that subscribe to the Illinois exit poll produce...

Mitt Romney Compares Primary Victory To Pancake

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

After cruising to an overwhelming victory in Sunday's Puerto Rico primary, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was up bright and early on Monday, lik...

Romney In Illinois: Teachers Should Be Paid More

Deerfield, IL Patch | Steve Sadin Email the Author | Posted 05.19.2012 | Chicago

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney wants to increase the pay of new teachers and give parents more choice in ways to educate their children...

New Poll Shows Big Lead For Romney In Illinois

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney looks set to win in Tuesday's primary in Illinois, according to a Public Policy Polling report out on Monday morning. The poll shows Ro...

Illinois Ballot Deal For Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum

Politico | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

MOLINE, Ill. – Mitt Romney’s vaunted organization nearly failed him in Illinois, where he only remained eligible for delegates on the ballot after...

PHOTOS: In Illinois, It's All About The Delegates

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- After two Deep South losses, Mitt Romney is intensifying his campaign efforts in the economically challenged Midwest – a friendly reg...

Obama: Maybe 'Some Lincoln Will Rub Off' On GOP Candidates In Illinois

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Four days before the Illinois primary, President Barack Obama says he hopes the moderation of the Land of Lincoln will "rub off" on the Rep...

Protesters: 'Keep Your Mitt(s) Off Birth Control'

Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made an early Friday campaign stop at a restaurant in suburban Chicago and was greeted by several protes...

Obama Joins GOP Candidates In Illinois As Primary Nears

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

President Barack Obama is embarking on a concentrated one-day fundraising trip, with a stop in his hometown of Chicago and another in Atlanta for a bi...

Downstate Voters Supporting Santorum

Posted 03.12.2012 | Chicago

As predicted, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is ahead of fellow GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum in a recent Illinois poll -- but the mar...

Why The GOP Presidential Nominees Should Care About Illinois

Posted 03.05.2012 | Chicago

While most political observers believe President Barack Obama will win Illinois in 2012, the Democrat-controlled state could still be an important pla...