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  • Illinois Dems come out swinging at DNC

    Illinois Dems come out swinging at DNC
    As the Democratic National Convention began its first full day of events in Charlotte, North Carolina,  Illinois delegates came out swinging against the GOP. At a morning meeting of the Illinois delegation, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky blasted republican U....
  • Duckworth touts Obama record at DNC convention

    Duckworth touts Obama record at DNC convention
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday night used her brief time on the Democratic National Convention to tout home-state President Barack Obama rather than her own political future. For Duckworth, who is running in...
  • Emanuel cancels Democratic fundraisers during strike

    Emanuel cancels Democratic fundraisers during strike
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has temporarily suspended fundraising on behalf of Democratic super PACS to devote his attention to bringing the teachers' strike to an end, according to his political operation. Emanuel was scheduled to attend a House Majority...
  • Walsh defends 'game' comments amid growing criticism

    WASHINGTON — After taking heat for racially charged remarks, Rep. Joe Walsh issued a statement Friday asserting he was “in no way critical of minorities,” but an opposition group that had videotaped and distributed his remarks stepped up...
  • 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 …...
  • Elmhurst Chamber President's Message

     
    Dear Members: I am sending you my President’s Message a few days earlier than usual because I want to encourage you to celebrate the New …...
  • 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 …...
  • Walsh, Duckworth spar on jobs, health care at first debate

     
    brightcove.createExperiences(); The first debate of a nationally significant congressional contest saw Republican Rep. Joe Walsh come out in favor of allowing federal student loan interest …...
  • Primary predictions

     
    Commenters are invited to outguess me as I go with my gut on who's going to win assorted high-profile primaries that have caught my eye: US Congress : Jesse Jackson Jr., Tammy Duckworth, Adam Kinziger, Ilya Sheyman General Assembly: Patricia......
  • Election night, 9:25 p.m.

     
    Looks like it's going to be an early night, as I don't see a squeaker anywhere*: My predicted winners: US Congress: Jesse Jackson Jr. (2nd), Tammy Duckworth (8th) and Adam Kinziger (16th) appear to be comfortably in the lead. Ilya......
  • Duckworth to speak in Des Plaines

     
    U.S. House of Representative Democratic candidate Tammy Duckworth will visit a Des Plaines senior living facility on Memorial Day to honor women who have been …...
  • Oh, yeah, THIS won't backfire at all.

     
    By Megan Crepeau Those darn veterans, always going on and on about their "experiences" and whatnot! This guy, Rep. Joe Walsh, this guy knows what I'm talking about, amirite? Walsh said at a town hall meeting on Sunday that unlike......