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  • Kirk To Announce U.S. Senate Bid

    (WGN-AM)- North Shore Republican Congressman Mark Kirk will announce his long-expected foray into the race for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate on Monday, sources familiar with the congressman's decision said today. Kirk has been thinking about a...
  • Kirk Officially Announces Senate Run

    (WGN-AM)- Five-term North Shore Rep. Mark Kirk formally announced his bid for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate today, billing himself as an independent who wants to lead others who are "not afraid to stand alone" against the corruption that...
  • Giannoulias to Enter Race for Democratic U.S. Senate Nomination

    (WGN-AM)- First-term Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias on Sunday will formally enter the race for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, already having raised raised more than $1.8 million through an exploratory committee, aides said today....
  • Giannoulias Enters U.S. Senate Race

    Giannoulias Enters U.S. Senate Race
    (WGN-AM)- First-term state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias today firmly affixed his candidacy for the U.S. Senate to President Barack Obama, contending a new generation of leadership in the mold of the man he considers a mentor will outweigh any taint of...
  • Signature Drives For February Primary Hopefulls Begin Today

    (WGN-AM)- Illinois' wild, seemingly non-stop political season opens a new chapter Tuesday as hundreds of candidates for federal, state and county offices in next year's elections begin gathering voter signatures to appear on the Feb. 2 primary ballot. It...
  • Primary Race For Democratic Treasurer In Full Swing

    Primary Race For Democratic Treasurer In Full Swing
    (WGN-AM)- The Democratic primary race for state treasurer is fully engaged with today's announcement by the chief of staff to current Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. Former state representative Robin Kelly, who is the top staffer for Giannoulias, made her...
  • Quinn wants Burris out

    Quinn wants Burris out
    Support for U.S. Sen. Roland Burris crumbled from Illinois to Washington on Friday as top Democrats pushed for his ouster: Gov. Pat Quinn called for his resignation, his chief of staff walked out the door and the White House urged him to use the weekend...
  • Quinn: Never mind

    Just days after Gov. Pat Quinn established a two-week time frame for U.S. Sen. Roland Burris to give up his seat or risk facing a special election that could remove him, the state's chief executive backed down Monday and said it was time to "move on."...
  • Senate poll: Giannoulias, Kirk neck and neck

    Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk are wounded rivals running neck and neck for the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. After a bruising summer of controversies, both major party...
  • Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture

    Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture
    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal corruption trial will feature prosecutors feeding voters a steady reminder of the worst elements of Illinois' political culture — allegations that money, insider influence and personal interest drive public...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from...