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Just days after Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney came to Chicago to collect millions of dollars at two fundraisers, President Barack Obama returns to his hometown this weekend to hold five fundraising events tied to his birthday. Obama, who...
Tags: Mitt Romney, White House, Elections, Politics, Republican Party
Clout StreetU.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Illinois Democrats warning that Rep.Jesse Jackson Jr. needs to be more forthcoming with voters about an undisclosed medical condition that has kept him out of Congress for a month. Gutierrez,...
Tribune reporterA misdemeanor theft charge was dropped Wednesday against a candidate for Cook County judge who was accused of stealing campaign signs of an opponent he defeated in the March primary election. Carl Boyd hugged and shook hands with about a dozen supporters...
Tags: Theft, Elections, Judges, Crime, Law and Justice, Politics
Tribune reporterElmhurst officials can prohibit local leaders from serving on more than one elected board at the same time if residents support the idea at the polls, according to a legal opinion presented to a City Council committee Monday. The opinion came after...
Chicago Tribune reportersRepublican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are criss-crossing Illinois Monday in a final push for votes before Tuesday's presidential primary election. Romney gave a speech at the University of Chicago in which he acknowledged there...
Tribune reporterA slight blade misalignment in a ballot printing machine stirred up an Election Day problem Tuesday for a smattering of officials throughout Illinois who reported that as many as several thousand ballots cast were slightly too wide to fit in the...
Los Angeles TimesMitt Romney scored a decisive victory over Rick Santorum in the Illinois primary on Tuesday, tightening his grip on the Republican front-runner’s slot and improving his chances of locking up the nomination by the end of the presidential primary...
Tribune reportersA Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs. Even before unofficial results rolled in,...
Tribune reporterU.S. Rep. Judy Biggert will remain unopposed in the Republican primary in the 11th Congressional District. An Illinois appellate court ruled late Wednesday to uphold the Illinois State Board of Elections decision earlier this week to knock Kane County...
Clout StreetKane County Clerk Jack Cunningham once again is off the ballot in a west suburban congressional race — at least for now. With the March 20 primary less than two weeks away, an Illinois appellate court ruling Wednesday knocked Cunningham out of...
Clout StreetThe number of registered Illinois voters ahead of the March 20 primary is down from both two years ago and the last as well as the last presidential primary contest in 2008, the State Board of Elections said today. As of Wednesday, 7.282 million people...
Tags: Elections, Barack Obama, John Kerry, Politics, Primaries
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...
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