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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Duckworth outraises Walsh in second quarter

    Duckworth outraises Walsh in second quarter
    Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth outraised Republican Rep. Joe Walsh by a better than 2-1 ratio from April to June, and both candidates in the heated 8th Congressional District contest began this month with more than $700,000 to spend. Reports filed...
  • Blago before and after...

     
    When you're processing the argument that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was merely trying to cut a good political deal for the people of Illinois -- secure passage of constituent-friendly legislation in exchange for elevating Atty. Gen Lisa Madigan to the......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Joe Walsh and Tammy Duckworth ...

     
    By Megan Crepeau ... Are in our conference room right this minute. Follow it live on Twitter here....
  • DNC fills convention speakers’ list with women

     
    On the eve of the Republican National Convention in Tampa the Democrats are signalling one of their campaign themes by naming 10 more speakers for their upcoming national convention — all women. The speakers list released this morning by the...
  • Advice from somebody nobody asked

     
    Sunday's print column I'm bursting with suggestions and sound counsel, yet, somehow, requests are not pouring in. Therefore, think of this as an unsolicited advice column. Dear Republicans: In the past week I've heard many of you confidently offering...
  • The one in which I endorse Joe Walsh -- but not for congress

     
    After sitting through the 8th District U.S. congressional race debate Thursday morning between Joe Walsh and Democrat Tammy Duckworth at the Tribune editorial board, I'm prepared to offer Walsh my endorsement to be the Next Big Thing in cable talk.......