The early rhetoric tossed around in the Republican primary for Illinois' 14th congressional district is focusing on style and experience. The district includes much of Chicago's western and northern ex-urbs, pairing two GOP incumbents.U.S. Rep.
The mudslinging has begun in a fight between Democrats for Illinois' 2nd Congressional seat.Former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson on Thursday formally kicked off her campaign against current U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. They've disagreed for years over who should control a potential airport in Peotone."
U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger and fellow Republican Don Manzullo appear likely to face each other in a primary next March, the latest fallout from new boundaries drawn by Democrats. Kinzinger doesn't have a lot of options.
Politicians are begging their supporters to donate campaign cash. That's because Friday is a key fundraising marker before the 2012 election.Fundraising numbers can be a sign of a candidate's support, or lack of it, and many use the reporting deadlines to make urgent appeals.Indiana U.S.
Former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson says she'll announce by the end of next week whether she's running again for the U.S. House. She would challenge U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., in the Democratic primary.Halvorson lost her seat in Congress to Republican Adam Kinzinger last year.