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  • Chicago-area candidates stockpile campaign cash

    Chicago-area candidates stockpile campaign cash
    Chicago-area Republican and Democratic congressional candidates are stockpiling cash as they gear up for March primary elections that are expected to be costly and contentious, new campaign finance reports show. One of the most-anticipated GOP matchups...
  • Democratic fundraising heats up in 8th Congressional District

    Democratic fundraising heats up in 8th Congressional District
    The Democratic primary contest in the newly drawn northwest suburban 8th Congressional District is heating up financially as well as politically. Tammy Duckworth outraised Raja Krishnamoorthi in the last three months, but Krishnamoorthi holds a cash-on-...
  • Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary

    Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary
    The most high-profile Republican primary challenger to freshman Rep. Joe Walsh in the state’s new northwest suburban 8th Congressional District announced today she was dropping out of the race. Darlene Ruscitti, the DuPage County superintendent...
  • Democratic congressional races shape up on last day of filing

    Democratic congressional races shape up on last day of filing
    The window for filing petitions to run for Congress in Illinois’ new districts closed Tuesday with Democrats looking to take advantage of the map they drew to try to boost their numbers in Washington. But the opportunity doesn’t come...
  • 8th District Democrats deal with tea party factor

    8th District Democrats deal with tea party factor
    The two Democrats vying to take on Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh tried Wednesday to both identify with and reject the tea party advocates who back the firebrand congressman. “There are a lot of tea party folks in our district,” former deputy...
  • Foe tries to score points on Duckworth during Democratic debate

    Foe tries to score points on Duckworth during Democratic debate
    Raja Krishnamoorthi tried to score points on opponent Tammy Duckworth over her jobs plan Wednesday, calling it “sound bites” as the two vie for the Democratic nomination in a suburban congressional district. The former deputy state...
  • Romney Super PAC buys nearly $1 million in Illinois TV ad time

    Romney Super PAC buys nearly $1 million in Illinois TV ad time
    The political action committee backing Mitt Romney’s Republican presidential bid has purchased more than $900,000 in TV ad time, including about $250,000 in the Chicago market, as Illinois’ primary draws near. Restore Our Future, a so-...
  • Duckworth wins 8th Congressional District Democratic primary

    Duckworth wins 8th Congressional District Democratic primary
    Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth won the Democratic primary tonight in the 8th Congressional District. Duckworth had 66 percent of the vote to 34 percent for Raja Krishnamoorthi, a former deputy state treasurer with about 60 percent of the vote in. A...
  • Durbin endorses Duckworth, takes shot at Republicans' anti-tax pledge

    Durbin endorses Duckworth, takes shot at Republicans' anti-tax pledge
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday he remains optimistic a bipartisan congressional panel of lawmakers can come up with a new round of deficit reduction plans if Republicans realize their “oath is to the Constitution” and not to an anti-tax...
  • Rep. Joe Walsh to announce Monday where he's running

    Rep. Joe Walsh to announce Monday where he's running
    Freshman Republican Rep. Joe Walsh said today he’ll decide on Monday which congressional district he’ll seek re-election from next year. Walsh, a tea party favorite from McHenry, had his home drawn into the new 14th Congressional District...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: CapitolView WSEC-TV/PBS Springfield: Host Bernie Schoenburg (Springfield State Journal-Register) with Charlie Wheeler...
  • Walsh, ex-wife still 'working toward a settlement'

    Walsh, ex-wife still 'working toward a settlement'
    A lawyer for U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh's ex-wife told a Cook County judge today that he and the congressman's attorneys are still trying to arrive at a settlement in the legal battle over child support for the Walshes' three children. The McHenry congressman's...