After a close vote in Tuesday’s Illinois primary, Gov. Pat Quinn has emerged as the Democratic candidate for that office. But he’s calling for Scott Lee Cohen, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, to step aside.
02/04/2010 04:37 pm
Tea Party Nation convention starts Thursday. Questions and answers about the tea party movement and how it might affect the 2010 elections.
02/04/2010 03:20 pm
Many schools have cut back on recess as they try to meet requirements for student learning. But in a new Gallup survey, principals cite benefits from recess.
02/04/2010 09:20 am
The Illinois Senate seat formerly held by Barack Obama stands a decent chance of going to a Republican, analysts say. Primary voters on Tuesday selected Rep. Mark Kirk (R) to vie against state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias (D).
02/03/2010 12:16 pm
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It's not going to trounce 'Lost,' but New York City officials hope their 'Job Hunt' reality TV series will introduce more jobless New Yorkers to city services that can help them find work.
02/02/2010 06:17 pm
Bad weather may have depressed turnout among Chicago voters in Illinois' primary elections for governor and the Senate seat once held by Obama. Historically, that's good news for Republicans.
02/02/2010 06:10 pm
Illinois has been a reliably Democratic state, but the Scott Brown victory in Massachusetts has changed political assumptions.
02/02/2010 11:59 am
Nearing retirement, they have little time to recover from the drop in stocks and housing. Here's how they're coping.
02/02/2010 11:50 am
On Facebook, the online farming game FarmVille has millions planting, rotating crops, and raising livestock without the cleanup or the smell.
02/01/2010 05:11 pm