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2nd District

Capitol Hill

Washington, Beale Declare Candidacy For 2nd District Seat

Healthcare administrator Joyce Washington and Chicago Alderman Anthony Beale both announced today that they are running for the 2nd District congressional seat.

01/06/2013

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds announces his 2012 campaign for the congressional seat he once held in the 1990s. (CBS).

SNAP Opposes Reynolds’ Run For Congress

Mel Reynolds’ decision to run for Congress has riled up a group that advocates on behalf of priest sex abuse victims.

11/29/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Sets Election Dates In Early 2013 To Fill Jackson Jr.’s Congressional Vacancy

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress last week amid health problems and reported plea-deal negotiations with federal prosecutors.

11/26/2012

Brian Woodworth (clockwise from right), Marcus Lewis and Rev. Anthony Williams are all running against U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (not pictured) in the 2nd Congressional District. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio)

Jackson’s Opponents Agree: Even If He Weren’t Sick, He’d Need To Go

The three candidates running against ailing Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. agree he would need to be replaced even if he were not being treated for bipolar disorder, but they differ over almost everything else.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2012

Former Illinois Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson (left) and Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (right) are running against each other in the 2012 Democratic primary in the 2nd District. (Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel Not Ready To Endorse Either Jackson Or Halvorson

Congressman Jesse Jackson has received a most graceful let down from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who said Tuesday he has not yet made an endorsement in the 2nd District race against former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson.

01/17/2012

Debbie Halvorson

Halvorson To Run Against Jesse Jackson Jr.

Former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson is set to formally announce she will run against Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. in the Democratic primary in the 2nd District next year.

CBS 2–10/05/2011