Workers at a northern Illinois factory whose jobs are being moved to China plan to travel to next week's Republican National Convention in Florida to try once again to get presidential candidate Mitt Romney to save their jobs.
Illinois voters, at least the ones who bothered to show up, did the math and wound up backing Mitt Romney, a candidate they see as less than thrilling but still the Republican Party's best chance of capturing the White House this fall.Turnout seems likely to be among the lowest in decades — perhaps
Dorothy Brown handily won a fourth term as the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County in Tuesday’s primary election. Brown received more than 65 percent of the vote in her contest with Chicago Ald. Ricardo Muñoz (22nd).Muñoz says low voter turnout gave an advantage to machine candidates.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against him for allegedly violating copyrights by playing "Eye of the Tiger" at campaign events.A defense filing in U.S.