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  • Will Halvorson have crossover appeal?

     
    The promise/threat of party-crossover voting is almost always a phantom. Since Illinois' primary voting system allows voters to choose their party ballot on the day of the election (as opposed to pre-registering party affiliation), it's always possible...
  • Congress unites on skin cancer

     
    They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
  • Will this year's GOP primary be the one where mischief voting actually works?

     
    From Sunday's print column Note that in the last quarter of 2013, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner raised about four times as much campaign cash as his three rivals combined in the March primary. Even if you don't count the......
  • Democratic fundraising heats up in 8th Congressional District

    Democratic fundraising heats up in 8th Congressional District
    The 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-...
  • Chicago-area candidates stockpile campaign cash

    Chicago-area candidates stockpile campaign cash
    Chicago-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...
  • Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Democratic congressional map

    Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Democratic congressional map
    Several of Illinois' Republican members of Congress came to Chicago to testify today on the first day of their legal challenge to a new Democratic-drawn congressional map. Rep. John Shimkus was the first of four Republican incumbent congressmen to...
  • Roskam: Days when government could just write disaster relief check are over

    Roskam: Days when government could just write disaster relief check are over
    Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam today defended comments from House leadership contending that government funds for disaster relief from Hurricane Irene must be offset by spending cuts in the federal budget. The third-term congressman from Wheaton, a...
  • Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary

    Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary
    The most high-profile Republican primary challenger to freshman Rep. Joe Walsh in the state’s new northwest suburban 8th Congressional District announced today she was dropping out of the race. Darlene Ruscitti, the DuPage County superintendent...
  • Democratic congressional races shape up on last day of filing

    Democratic congressional races shape up on last day of filing
    The window for filing petitions to run for Congress in Illinois’ new districts closed Tuesday with Democrats looking to take advantage of the map they drew to try to boost their numbers in Washington. But the opportunity doesn’t come...
  • Duckworth resigns post with Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON — 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...