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Tribune reporterSen. 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...
Clout StreetCandidates in three closely contested suburban congressional races used the final Saturday of their campaigns to rally the faithful and make a late pitch to undecided voters. In the west and southwest suburban 11th District, Democrat Bill Foster dug into...
Tags: Joe Walsh, Illinois Elections, Kevin Yoder, Voting, Israel
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 StreetRepublican Rep. Judy Biggert indicated Wednesday that she’s moving closer to supporting same-sex marriage, but ultimately said she’s not there yet and that it’s a matter for individual states to decide. Democratic challenger Bill Foster...
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...
Tags: Joe Walsh, Robert Dold, Joe Walsh, Elections, 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...
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...
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...
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 StreetDemocratic 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...
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...
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