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.
A requirement to vote in the United States is citizenship. But voting isn’t the only way to affect a race’s outcome. Some undocumented young people in the Chicago area are going all out against the Republican in Illinois’s U.S.
I fell asleep with the TV on earlier this week, and awakened to a campaign commercial with the ghostly images of senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias appearing and re-appearing on the facades of Chicago architecture. Couldn't be.
As the debate heats up on whether or not to commute former IL Governor George Ryan's prison sentence, we thought this would be a good place to present our local leaders' views on the subject.‚ We know that our biggest IL politician is staying neutral, but others have crossed party lines to give th