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  • Analysis: For the House GOP, a wave � or a trickle?

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are on track to pick up seats this cycle, but two weeks before Election Day, it's unclear whether the party will see double-digit gains to bolster its majority. Members of Congress and operatives alike note this is a toxic...
  • Chicago Tribune endorsements for Congress

    Chicago Tribune endorsements for Congress
    It's no secret that our 2012 endorsement in the 8th Congressional District was in part a vote of "no confidence" in the bellicose freshman incumbent, Republican Joe Walsh. On key issues such as the need to cut spending or reform Medicare and Social...
  • 6 gubernatorial races with potential congressional consequences

    The lines separating gubernatorial and congressional candidates on the ballot could blur in several states this cycle, as the top of the ticket proves to be a driving force downballot in a half-dozen states. Typically, competitive gubernatorial races...
  • The 10 most vulnerable House members

    With a month to go until Election Day, HouseRepublicans are poised to add at least a handful of seats to their majority in the midterms. Need proof? Look no further thanthis month's list of Roll Call's 10 Most Vulnerable House Members, plus the four...
  • How Major League Baseball could determine control of Congress

    WASHINGTON For most of the country, this October's television airwaves are filled with two things: baseball and politics and the two rarely mix. But the mid-autumn climax of Major League Baseball could impact the Senate playing field in key states...
  • Congressional 'perks' under siege in midterm ads

    Flights home from Washington, D.C., a six-figure salary and the House gym: They're all perks of the congressional gig, right? They're also political collateral in more than a dozen House races this cycle. In political ad after ad, challengers are taking...
  • Summary execution of a dangerous dog in 1986 becomes a political issue in 2014

    Via Cap Fax comes the story of when state Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) took animal-control laws into his own hands  It began when --  "a neighborhood beagle named Rusty bit Bost's 4-year-old daughter. The report filed by animal control officials...
  • Illinois a congressional battleground state

    Illinois a congressional battleground state
    Two years ago, Illinois Democrats parlayed a new political map they drew and the final appearance at the top of the ticket by President Barack Obama to sweep out four Republican congressmen and reverse some of the losses suffered in the 2010 election that...
  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats running for Congress, a White House aide said.   The Democratic governor is in a tough re-election fight against...
  • GOP campaign arm launches fake news sites against Democrats

    GOP campaign arm launches fake news sites against Democrats
    At first glance, the “Central Valley Update,” the “Augusta Update” and the “Aurora Update” appear to be doing what any news site would do: hold local candidates accountable. Problem is, they’re not real news...
  • Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq

    Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, a military pilot who has flown missions in Iraq, congratulated the president on Friday for ordering air strikes in Iraq, but said the campaign should be broadened to attack Islamic State militants in...