U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) announced Thursday night that he will run for re-election in Illinois’ newly-drawn 8th Congressional district in the western suburbs.The state’s congressional boundaries have changed since new census data was released last year.
Monday was the filing deadline for most elected offices in Illinois. It’s our first official look at who’s running for what in the March 20th primaries.A couple of top races for Cook County offices will include no racing at all.
Four Republicans from Illinois' congressional delegation showed up in federal court Thursday in Chicago. They're testifying that new district boundaries drawn by Democrats would disenfranchise Republicans.U.S. Rep.
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is getting a lot of love from Republicans in Illinois' congressional delegation. Three of them are now backing the former Massachusetts governor.The latest endorsement comes from U.S. Rep. Bob Dold, a freshman lawmaker from Chicago's North Shore suburbs.
Republicans across Illinois on Saturday can cast an informal vote for their favorite presidential candidate.The straw poll includes online voting, and ballots also can be cast in-person at some locations around the state.