Illinois voters rejected a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would have required a three-fifths vote, instead of a simple majority, for any public body to increase public pension benefits.
After five failed campaigns, Jim Oberweis has finally won elective office.
The state’s Republican Party chairman says yesterday’s losses are nothing to whine about.
Democrats have retained control of both houses of the Illinois General Assembly.
One of President Barack Obama’s favorite restaurants in Hyde Park is offering free breakfast today, to celebrate the president’s victory Tuesday night.
Illinois’ neighbors to the north and east went in different directions in the presidential race.
The text of President Obama’s Election Night speech, delivered on 11/6/2012 in Chicago
The text of Mitt Romney’s Election Night speech, delivered on 11/6/2012 in Boston
Voters at one Chicago polling place were surprised to find one of the judges showing his presidential preference this morning.
The labor vote literally has been cast this morning in the south suburbs.
As polls opened on election day, voters trying to log onto the Chicago Election Board website were having problems gaining access.
Obama supporters and Romney backers at Manny’s Deli are united about one thing: They’re out of patience with all the politicking. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
The presidency isn’t the only race democrats and republicans have their eyes on. With control of Congress also on the line, some hotly contested congressional races are also drawing a lot of attention.
After 2 days off, the Presidential candidates are officially heading back to the campaign trail. You probably couldn’t tell that President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney stopped campaigning. That’s because they didn’t.
In the final presidential debate on Monday, President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney traded sharp attacks over their vision for foreign policy.