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Clout StreetU.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...
Clout StreetThe 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-...
Clout StreetChicago-area Republican and Democratic congressional candidates are stockpiling cash as they gear up for March primary elections that are expected to be costly and contentious, new campaign finance reports show. One of the most-anticipated GOP matchups...
Tribune reporterDemocrat Tammy Duckworth, defeated in a high-profile 2006 bid for Congress, will file papers to run in a newly drawn northwest suburban district, her campaign strategist said Wednesday. Strategist Peter Giangreco said Duckworth will seek the...
While the political adage holds that to the winner go the spoils, under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, even some losers have done very well. Take Dan Seals. He failed three times to win a North Shore congressional seat, and his tax returns showed he mostly...
Tags: Laws, George Ryan, Judges, Government, Burbank (Cook, Illinois)
Clout StreetThe fierce pace of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's fundraising tapered to a trickle once he was elected, with only $91,000 in contributions since April 1, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday that showed him with more than $1.5 million left in the...
Clout StreetTammy Duckworth, preparing for her second run for Congress, is hiring polling, media and direct mail firms for a highly anticipated race against Raja Krishnamoorthi in the newly drawn 8th Congressional District. The new 8th District, located in the...
Clout StreetWASHINGTON --- Democrat Tammy Duckworth, who left a high-level job Thursday at the Veterans Affairs Department, has begun making calls today to sound people out about a potential run for Congress, her political consultant said.Duckworth, who was an...
Tags: Illinois, Peter Roskam, Joe Walsh, Randy Hultgren
Clout StreetUPDATED with threat of lawsuit by GOP congressmen. Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law the state’s Democratic-drawn map of new Congressional boundaries, a plan designed to reverse Republican gains in last year’s election that is expected...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — Tammy Duckworth, an Illinoisan who lost both legs during the Iraq war, resigned today from her job as an assistant secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. She had held the job since the start of the Obama administration. VA...
Tags: Illinois, Peter Roskam, Veterans Affairs, Wheaton, Defense
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON -- Amid reports that she's returning home to Illinois to consider a run for Congress, Tammy Duckworth said she's not making any decisions until she leaves federal employment June 30. Duckworth is a double amputee who lost her legs in the...
TribLocal - ElmhurstFormer U.S. Assistant Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs and current Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth visited two schools in Elmhurst District 205 on Veteran's Day, Friday, November …...
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