| Oct 18, 2013
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:58 PM
U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said that a “politically correct” U.S. government was so fearful of offending Islam that it failed to prevent the Fort Hood massacre.
Walsh, a first-term Republican congressman with tea party support, told an audience in...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
For Dr. Zaher Sahloul, the holy month of Ramadan has tested his strength and recharged his spirit.
Gathering with thousands of other Muslims in Bridgeview’s Toyota Park on Sunday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, a day of prayer and festivities to break...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:06 PM
As the Democratic National Convention began its first full day of events in Charlotte, North Carolina, Illinois delegates came out swinging against the GOP.
At a morning meeting of the Illinois delegation, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky blasted republican U....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:01 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday night used her brief time on the Democratic National Convention to tout home-state President Barack Obama rather than her own political future.
For Duckworth, who is running in...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:34 PM
With less than two months until the Nov. 6 election, a northwest suburban congressional battle is finding freshman Republican Rep. Joe Walsh and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth strengthening their rhetoric and sharpening their attacks.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
After weeks of helping back the re-election of freshmen Republican lawmakers around him, the National Republican Congressional Committee has made a large cable television ad buy to assist controversial tea party-backed Republican Rep. Joe Walsh in his...
| Oct 14, 2012
Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms.
The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:43 AM
A heated suburban congressional campaign boiled over during a Tuesday night debate as Republican Rep. Joe Walsh labeled Tammy Duckworth a “failed bureaucrat” running a poll-tested campaign while the Democratic challenger argued the incumbent...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Democratic 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...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:59 PM
Republican Rep. Joe Walsh and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth used the final face-to-face meeting of their campaign Thursday night to stress differences over the future of Medicare, a program she said should be a “guarantee” but one he...