Let the hand shaking and baby kissing begin.The Republican presidential candidates are out in full force in Chicago suburbs ahead of Tuesday's primary. Mitt Romney kicked off Friday's campaign madness with an early visit to diner Pancakes Eggcetera in Rosemont, IL.
Political commentator Lenny McAllister was in Iowa last week for that state's caucus. Tuesday, New Hampshire headed to the polls and Eight Forty-Eight listened back to McAllister’s play-by-play musings from his 72 hours in Iowa. Then, former Illinois Gov.
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.
Less than 48 hours after Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels announced his decision not to enter the 2012 race for the White House, another Midwestern Republican with gubernatorial experience is set to take the plunge.On Monday, the former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will announce that he is official