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Clout StreetFormer New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani headlined a downtown fundraiser this afternoon for a pair of Republicans fighting to hold onto their suburban congressional seats. Guiliani said Reps. Judy Biggert of Hinsdale and Robert Dold of Kenilworth both would...
Clout StreetDemocratic challenger Tammy Duckworth vastly outraised Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh during the summer in their hard-fought suburban congressional campaign. And in a pair of other key suburban congressional contests, North Shore Republican Rep. Robert...
Tribune reportersTwo 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...
Tags: Voting, Paul Ryan, Finance, Robert Dold, Politics
With national surveys showing the contest between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney tightening, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows the home-state president retains a comfortable advantage in Illinois even though the economy has drained some of...
Tags: Paul Ryan, Voting, Barack Obama, Robert Dold, Polls
Clout StreetU.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, are scheduled to be in the Chicago area this weekend on fundraising missions. Pelosi, the former House speaker from California, is headlining a...
Clout StreetThe Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee made its initial foray Tuesday into a pair of competitive suburban congressional races, airing cable TV ads slamming seven-term veteran Republican Rep. Judy Biggert and freshman Rep. Robert Dold for...
Tags: Voting, Paul Ryan, Robert Dold, Television Industry, Politics
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — 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-...
Clout StreetMayor 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...
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk released a campaign-style video Sunday showing what he called the "very encouraging" progress he has made in his rehabilitation after suffering a stroke in January. But the Illinois Republican gave no timetable for his return to full...
Tags: Mark Kirk, Stroke, Robert Dold, Physical Conditions, Politics
Tribune reporterIllinois Sen. Mark Kirk released a campaign-style video today showing what he called the "very encouraging" progress he has made in his rehabilitation after suffering a January stroke but gave no timetable for his return to full congressional duties. The...
Tags: Mark Kirk, Stroke, Robert Dold, Politics, Physical Conditions
Sen. Mark Kirk is sharing new information Friday about his recovery from a stroke. "I am grateful to Dr. George Hornby, the physical therapists and other personnel of the walking research trial at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for helping me to...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a severe stroke in January, met Thursday with Rep. Judy Biggert, who said he is “back on his game” and even wisecracking about his treadmill — which he calls his “dreadmill.”...
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