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Former Illinois Veterans Affairs director Tammy Duckworth (left) is running against incumbent U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh in the 8th Congressional District in 2012. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images/CBS)

Duckworth, Walsh Face Off At Heated Debate

A third debate between candidates in one of the most-watched congressional races devolved into name calling as Republican Congressman Joe Walsh labeled Democrat Tammy Duckworth a “failed bureaucrat” and she called him a tea party servant.

10/09/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Obama Threw Away First Debate

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has some harsh words for President Obama and his performance at this week’s presidential debate.

10/04/2012

The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunman opened fire on movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. Twelve people were killed and more than 50 others injured. (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Quigley: It’s Time For Congress To Debate Gun Control

With the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Pro- and anti-NATO sides held a discussion Thursday night at the Pritzker Military Library. (CBS)

Opposing NATO Views Clash In Pre-Summit Debate

Conflicting views collided Thursday, just hours before the start of the NATO summit and a possibly tumultuous march against the organization over the weekend, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/17/2012

The roulette wheel spins at Caesars Atlantic City July 8, 2006 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Gov. Quinn Still ‘Undecided’ On Gambling Expansion Bill

Governor Quinn continues to insist he hasn’t decided yet if he’ll sign that major Illinois gambling expansion bill.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Illinois Senate Chambers

State Senator Says Colleague Punched Him During Debate

Illinois state politics lived up to its rough-and-tumble nature Tuesday, as a state Senator accused another lawmaker of punching him.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

Winnetka

Debate On Affordable Housing To Begin In Winnetka

The village president of north suburban Winnetka is calling for a calm, thoughtful debate on the hot-button issue of affordable housing.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Winnetka

Winnetka Residents Spar Over Affordable Housing

Residents of the wealthy North Shore suburb of Winnetka are debating a plan by the village to introduce affordable housing into the community.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Mayoral Debate

Poll Shows Emanuel Surging In Support

Sparks flew between Rahm Emanuel and his two closest challengers at a mayoral debate Thursday night, but a new poll shows Emanuel continuing to add to his already sizable lead.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Mayoral Debate

Mayoral Candidates Spar Over Reparations

All six candidates for Chicago mayor went head-to-head Wednesday night at a debate at the DuSable Museum of African-American history.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Mayoral Candidates Go After Emanuel At Debate

The top four candidates for mayor of Chicago stepped things up a notch on Friday, sitting down face-to-face for the first time at a meeting with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.

CBS 2–01/14/2011

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn And Republican Bill Brady (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

BGA’s Shaw: Gov Debate Lacked Substance

Following the latest debate in the race for Illinois Governor, the head of a civic watchdog group says there wasn’t much substance.

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2010

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn And Republican Bill Brady (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Blagojevich, Ryan Come Up At Governor Debate

With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, the candidates and the campaigns are all kicking into high gear.

10/20/2010

Republican Senate candidate Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Democratic Senate nominee, Illinois talk before their debate on October 19, 2010 (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Gloves Come Off In Senate Candidate Debate

The gloves came off, as the candidates for the U.S. Senate squared off in a one-hour debate.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2010

Joseph Berrios (left), Forrest Claypool (Candidate Photos)

Assessor Candidates On Defense In Debate

For one, it’s relatives on the county payroll. For the other, a failure to vote.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2010

Gov. Pat Quinn (left), state Sen. Bill Brady (credit: AP Photos)

Gov. Candidates Trade Accusations In Debate

Sparring over jobs, union deal.

10/15/2010

Alexi Giannoulias (left) and Mark Kirk (AP)

Ill. Senate Candidates Clash Over Economy, Records

The candidates for President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat accused each other of lying, doing business with mobsters and driving up the nation’s deficit Sunday during their first debate.

10/10/2010

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