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Clout StreetFormer Democratic Rep. Bill Foster cleared his first hurdle tonight in his attempt at political comeback. In the west and southwest suburban 11th District, Foster's campaign declared victory. He'll face Republican Rep. Judy Biggert in the November...
The political action committee backing Mitt Romney’s Republican presidential bid has purchased more than $900,000 in TV ad time, including about $250,000 in the Chicago market, as Illinois’ primary draws near. Restore Our Future, a so-...
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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 “...
Congressional candidate James P. Hickey has made a name for himself heading the Orland Park fire district by targeting spending and firefighter compensation. But as he runs for the U.S. House, Hickey's own finances are coming under scrutiny. The...
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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...
TribLocal - Joliet » NewsOut in a new congressional district that spans Aurora, Naperville and Joliet, a Democratic scientist is trying to get back in the political game and …...
Clout StreetThe fierce pace of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's fundraising tapered to a trickle once he was elected, with only $91,000 in contributions since April 1, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday that showed him with more than $1.5 million left in the...
Clout StreetUPDATED with threat of lawsuit by GOP congressmen. Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law the state’s Democratic-drawn map of new Congressional boundaries, a plan designed to reverse Republican gains in last year’s election that is expected...
Tags: Chicago, Regional Authority, Politics, Trials, Mark Kirk
Clout StreetA wealthy Burr Ridge Democrat who’d been exploring a run for Congress today suspended that effort and is backing former U.S. Rep. Bill Foster’s bid to return to Washington. John Atkinson initially planned to challenge Democratic Southwest...
Change of SubjectIn "Jim Oberweis plans to seek state Senate bid," we read Dairy industry magnate Jim Oberweis says he's running for state Senate in a northeastern Illinois district.... He has run unsuccessfully for public office nearly half a dozen times. That......
TribLocal - Plainfield » NewsOrland Fire Protection District President James Hickey officially announced his candidacy for the Democratic bid for the new 11th Congressional District via news release Tuesday. …...
TribLocal - Wheaton » NewsSaying he had important things left to do, former U.S. Rep. Bill Foster formally announced today he will run for a seat in the House …...
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