| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Exhaustion. That is what the offices of Jesse Jackson Jr are saying about the 2nd District Congressman who has been receiving treatment since Sunday, June 10th.
The first anyone is hearing about it is Monday when his spokesperson said the Jackson...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Ald. Sandi Jackson today spoke briefly to reporters but provided scant information about her husband U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s condition or whereabouts since he announced he was on medical leave from Congress.
"I think it's important to say that I...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee announced today it will continue to investigate whether U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. or an emissary directed or knew of efforts to raise campaign cash for then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich in return for Jackson's...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Dozens of contenders for Illinois' 18 newly drawn congressional districts filed candidacy paperwork on opening day Friday, setting the stage for potentially contentious contests in the March 20 primary.
The first-day filers included 12-year Republican...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
by Christi Parsons In an elegant high-rise apartment overlooking the Chicago Loop Monday night, Michelle Obama ascended a spiral staircase to address a private party of campaign contributors as they dined on sushi and sipped wine. But as she spoke......
| Mar 9, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by James Oliphant Want to know cut through the press-release rhetoric and determine how conservative or liberal your member of Congress really is? National Journal, a must-read for the inside-the-Beltway types, has released its annual rankings of House...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Tribune staff at 2:15 p.m. The nationally-watched North Shore 10th Congressional District contest attracted the headlines when federal campaign finance reports were filed last night, but the deadline also provided a look at several other...
| Feb 21, 2009
Support for U.S. Sen. Roland Burris crumbled from Illinois to Washington on Friday as top Democrats pushed for his ouster: Gov. Pat Quinn called for his resignation, his chief of staff walked out the door and the White House urged him to use the weekend...