Candidates for office in Illinois and around the country Monday are making their final pitches to voters ahead of Tuesday's election, and they spent all weekend campaigning, too.On Saturday night, President Barack Obama tried to fire up Democratic voters in a rally on the University of Chicago campu
President Barack Obama heads home to Chicago Saturday to rally Democratic voters ahead of next Tuesday's elections.The president has been appearing in campaign ads for U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias, and he recorded robo-calls encouraging Democrats to vote.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and state Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, on Thursday night wrapped up their final televised debate in the contest for Illinois governor. It was light on details, but heavy on guilt-by-association.
Gubernatorial candidates in Illinois are hoping some national political figures can boost their campaigns. Republican governors from three southern states are stumping for State Sen. Bill Brady Wednesday. Alan Gitelson teaches political science at Loyola University.
Top story: Last night's gubernatorial debate between Republican candidate Bill Brady and Democratic candidate Pat Quinn not only flew in the face of the same old, same old, boring debate, but it qualified as a laugh riot.