Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney grabbed an easy victory in Illinois’ primary. The former Massachusetts governor took 47 percent of the vote and at least 41 of Illinois’ 54 elected delegate spots.Elsewhere, veteran U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., had a great day, veteran U.S.
Democrats running for Congress in Chicago's northwest suburbs found very little to disagree about during a debate Wednesday at WTTW public television.MORE ON THIS RACE: Discussion on Thursday's Afternoon Shift with Steve Edwards
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.
Asian-Americans say they’re proud to see one of their own finally win a seat on Chicago’s City Council, and that the electoral success was inevitable because their community is growing at a fast rate. Thirty-year-old Ameya Pawar unexpectedly toppled the 47th Ward’s polit