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  • 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: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012

     
    I am now tallying these results and will present an aggregated prediction Monday afternoon, listen to "Mondays With Johnny" at 12:30 on WGN-AM 720 and I may try to slip them in. The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday’s......
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012 results

     
    The winner of this year’s coveted yet imaginary Crystal Blog trophy for most accurate election forecast is local gay activist, physician and author Carlos T. Mock, who correctly named the winner in all six races in the contest and correctly......
  • Suburban congressional candidates square off in debate

    Suburban congressional candidates square off in debate
    Two suburban Democratic congressional challengers sought Saturday to try to portray their Republican opponents as telling voters one thing while voting the other way in Washington, while the GOP incumbents sought to cast their rivals as having no...
  • Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk participates in Willis Tower stair climb

    Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk participates in Willis Tower stair climb
    Sen. Mark Kirk climbed more than three dozen flights of stairs in Willis Tower during a fundraising event Sunday, but his staff declined to say when the senator will return to Congress following a major stroke. Kirk’s climb, his first public...
  • Congressional candidates hit the suburbs on election eve

    Congressional candidates hit the suburbs on election eve
    Candidates in a trio of competitive suburban congressional contests spent the day before the election making the traditional round of train stations, diners and local businesses in a final search for votes. In the nationally watched 8th District,...
  • Jackson, Kirk still absent as Congress ends recess

    Jackson, Kirk still absent as Congress ends recess
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. remained away from the House Monday, skipping three votes despite returning to the nation’s capital from the Mayo Clinic, where he was treated for bipolar depression. Lawmakers returned Monday from a five-...
  • Romney gets Hastert support as Perry comes to raise money in Chicago

    Romney gets Hastert support as Perry comes to raise money in Chicago
    With Texas Gov. Rick Perry scheduled for two days of fundraising in the Chicago area, rival GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney today announced the backing of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and current U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert of Hinsdale....
  • Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Democratic congressional map

    Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Democratic congressional map
    Several of Illinois' Republican members of Congress came to Chicago to testify today on the first day of their legal challenge to a new Democratic-drawn congressional map. Rep. John Shimkus was the first of four Republican incumbent congressmen to...
  • Walsh to seek re-election in 8th Congressional District

    Walsh to seek re-election in 8th Congressional District
    Congressman Joe Walsh told supporters tonight he plans to seek re-election in the 8th Congressional District, a change of heart from three months ago. The decision means Walsh is likely to win the Republican primary but face a stiff general election...
  • 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...
  • Illinois congressional candidates seek spots on ballot

    Illinois congressional candidates seek spots on ballot
    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...