Topic: Kent Redfield
The African-American community in Chicago has tried for some time to coalesce around a single candidate for mayor. Now, after Rep. Danny Davis dropped out, Carol Moseley Braun is the main black candidate.
01/03/2011 07:14 pm
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
Obama's former Senate seat and the governor's office are up for grabs in 2010. The GOP is likely to emerge from the Illinois primary on Tuesday with candidates who can compete well in this blue state.
02/01/2010 04:52 pm
B. Joseph White set to resign over system of preferences for politically connected applicants.
09/23/2009 01:00 am
Calls grow for him to resign as a perjury probe proceeds.
02/22/2009 12:00 am
As Illinois state senators decided his political fate, Blagojevich played the national media
01/30/2009 12:00 am
The defiant governor quotes Tennyson and vows to fight the charges against him.
01/09/2009 12:00 am
His pick, former Illinois attorney general Burris, is well-regarded but lost his last four campaigns.
12/30/2008 12:00 am
Emanuel offered names for Obama's Senate seat but discussed no benefits to the Illinois governor as a result, concludes an internal report.
12/23/2008 12:00 am
Weak laws and entrenched culture lets officials put personal gain ahead of public service.
12/11/2008 12:00 am