| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Wheaton construction worker Ted Thilly spent Monday looking for some career stability after finding himself laid off twice in the past two years, most recently three months ago.
"I'm getting a little desperate at this point," said Thilly, 55, who added...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
After sitting through the 8th District U.S. congressional race debate Thursday morning between Joe Walsh and Democrat Tammy Duckworth at the Tribune editorial board, I'm prepared to offer Walsh my endorsement to be the Next Big Thing in cable talk.......
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Joe Walsh, the Grammy-winning musician with the Eagles, has snubbed the identically named Rep. Joe Walsh and endorsed challenger Tammy Duckworth.
The northwest suburban congressman, a freshman with tea party backing, is seeking re-election in a...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Controversial tea party-backed freshman Rep. Joe Walsh, in a tough race for re-election against Democrat Tammy Duckworth, said Thursday he would skip a visit to the Republican National Convention in Tampa at the end of next month.
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
| 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...