Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.
Illinois Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has pulled out of a debate sponsored by the AARP, citing the organization’s inability to “act as a neutral arbiter.”
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.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has some harsh words for President Obama and his performance at this week’s presidential debate.
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.
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.
Governor Quinn continues to insist he hasn’t decided yet if he’ll sign that major Illinois gambling expansion bill.
Illinois state politics lived up to its rough-and-tumble nature Tuesday, as a state Senator accused another lawmaker of punching him.
The village president of north suburban Winnetka is calling for a calm, thoughtful debate on the hot-button issue of 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.
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.
All six candidates for Chicago mayor went head-to-head Wednesday night at a debate at the DuSable Museum of African-American history.
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.
Following the latest debate in the race for Illinois Governor, the head of a civic watchdog group says there wasn’t much substance.
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, the candidates and the campaigns are all kicking into high gear.
The gloves came off, as the candidates for the U.S. Senate squared off in a one-hour debate.
For one, it’s relatives on the county payroll. For the other, a failure to vote.
Sparring over jobs, union deal.
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.