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Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney's campaign has long considered Illinois to be in its win column, but a new Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows the candidate has some work to do to make that a reality. The survey found Romney slightly ahead...
President Barack Obama's latest budget proposal foreshadows a fierce debate that will dominate this election year, and a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll suggests the Democratic incumbent's theme of mixing tax increases on the wealthy with spending cuts...
Despite the sluggish economy, most Illinois voters approve of Barack Obama's handling of the presidency and the president appears poised for a general election victory in his home state this fall, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. Though the interviews...
GOP candidates Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman fail to get on some primary ballotsWASHINGTON (AP) -- Many of Mitt Romney's presidential challengers are having trouble fulfilling a fundamental requirement of running for public office: getting on the ballot. Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman have all failed to...
Chicago Tribune reporterDemocratic Gov. Pat Quinn finds his leadership under fire from Illinois voters unhappy with the state's economy, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. The survey found 54 percent disapprove of Quinn's job performance, compared with only 30 percent who...
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Clout StreetVeteran Republican U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert will not face a March primary challenge in the newly drawn west and south suburban 11th Congressional District, the Illinois State Board of Elections ruled today. The board’s decision to toss John “...
Clout StreetAll five major contenders for the Republican presidential nomination face challenges to their Illinois candidacy petitions for the March 20 primary, even though the complaints could become moot long before voters go to the polls. In addition, several...
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Clout StreetA federal court panel today upheld the Democratic-drawn redistricting of Illinois' congressional boundaries, rejecting a Republican challenge that contended the new map was illegal. The court agreed with the GOP complaint that the map “was a...
Clout StreetThe 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...
Clout StreetDozens of contenders for Illinois' 18 newly drawn congressional districts filed candidacy paperwork on opening day Friday, setting the stage for potentially contentious contests in the March 20 primary. The first-day filers included 12-year Republican...
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made a campaign stop in Springfield today as he faces a June recall election, drawing a protest of more than 3,500 people. The controversial Republican governor took a jab at Illinois state government, which continues to be...
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