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Durbin ‘Against Boots on the Ground’ in Syria

Durbin ‘Against Boots on the Ground’ in Syria

Sen. Dick Durbin said Friday United States involvement in Syria needs to be “carefully thought out” in order to avoid another war.

Gov. Quinn Declares Toby Keith Day in Illinois

Gov. Quinn Declares Toby Keith Day in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn presents Toby Keith with a proclamation designating August 14 as “Toby Keith Day” in Illinois.

Why Congressional Races Will Be Competitive In 2014

Why Congressional Races Will Be Competitive In 2014

advertisement In the 2010 congressional elections, five seats went from Democratic to Republican. Two years later, four seats went from Republican to Democratic.

Anthony Weiner May Have Eyed Chicago Sex Pad

Anthony Weiner May Have Eyed Chicago Sex Pad

AP In his first campaign event, New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner greets commuters outside a Harlem subway station, Thursday, May 23, 2013 in New York. Weiner, who ran for mayor in 2005 and nearly did in 2009, is getting into the race to succeed three-term Mayor Michael Bloomberg about two years after a series of tawdry tweets, and obfuscating explanations, capsized his promising congressional career.

Obama To Attend Fundraising Events in Chicago

Obama To Attend Fundraising Events in Chicago

Getty Images President Barack Obama travels to his hometown of Chicago Wednesday to raise money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) advertisement President Barack Obama returns to Chicago this week to attend fundraising events for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

What Obama Really Thinks About Guns

What Obama Really Thinks About Guns

advertisement Obama Gets Personal in Chicago Speech In his visit to Chicago on Friday, President Obama told the young people gathered that if they work hard they can be successful. Carol Marin reports.

Gun Rights Group Calls Robin Kelly An "Ignorant Witch"

Gun Rights Group Calls Robin Kelly An "Ignorant Witch"

advertisement Robin Kelly, who is being elected to represent Illinois’s 2nd Congressional District even as I write this, was called an “ignorant witch” by a pro-gun website for a statement she made on conceal carry laws last weekend. Kelly won a Democratic primary in the one of the most pro-gun control districts in the nation, with the help of millions of dollars in advertising from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Independence USA Super PAC.

Duckworth To Take Pay Cut If Sequester Happens

Duckworth To Take Pay Cut If Sequester Happens

advertisement Duckworth Goes to Washington Rep.-elect Tammy Duckworth, at orientation in Washington, D.C., talks about her priorities in the upcoming legislative session. Tammy Duckworth’s Acceptance Speech Tammy Duckworth addressed her supporters at her campaign rally after winning her race in the 8th Congressional District against Republican incumbent Joe Walsh.

Fire Closes Chicago Heights Polling Place

Fire Closes Chicago Heights Polling Place

NBC 7 San Diego (file photo) advertisement Voting is on hold at a Chicago Heights polling place Tuesday due to a fire. The fire broke out around 3 p.m.

A Peek Inside: Greater > Than

A Peek Inside: Greater > Than

ward-room 3 hours ago Low voter turnout is expected in the race to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson… ward-room 4 hours ago Candidates vying to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson ward-room Feb 25, 2013 Pollster says New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ads may have backfired.

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