Outspoken St. Sabina pastor Rev. Michael Pfleger said he would like to see cardinals pick someone from a third-world nation as the next pope.
Cicero Town President Larry Dominick easily won his bid for re-election Tuesday in a contentious three-way contest marked by accusations of corruption, voter intimidation and ballot-fixing.
It’s the final weekend of campaigning in the crowded 2nd Congressional Primary Election.
Almost a week now before Election Day in Cicero, and there are allegations of voter intimidation.
Things are getting heated in Cicero, where Town President Larry Dominick is being accused of political intimidation.
The man they call “Mongo,” former Bears linebacker Steve McMichael, has filed papers to run for mayor of Romeoville.
Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress last week amid health problems and reported plea-deal negotiations with federal prosecutors.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson on Saturday said that President Obama’s reelection was “a great victory,” but that it would be incomplete with a reconstruction of urban America and an investment in the communities where the blacks who voted overwhelmingly for the president live.
Just elected as DuPage County’s youngest board member, Laurie Nowak says she is looking forward to public service.
Listen, I won’t be talking about bars that will keep you up-to-date with the poll statistics as you slowly sip on a glass of pinot WHO-THE-HECK-CARES (a nice vintage wine). The bars below are bars you can go to and drink so much you’ll forget that there are elections or, heck, even presidents. If you were looking for a place you could talk politics with the other patrons, then leave now. This is not the article for you. If you feel like you need a place to hide, then I know a few spots for you…
Democrats are hoping to tip the balance in Congress by winning some House seats from Republicans who currently hold a comfortable edge.
Today was election day for some people who won’t get to cast a ballot for president of the United States for more than a decade.
Crowds continued to cast early-voting ballots across Chicago Monday, even as President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, suspended campaign activities because of Hurricane Sandy.
An outspoken and controversial shopkeeper who has been a fixture in Lincoln Square for the past dozen years has been targeted by a vandal.
The heated race between Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert and Democratic challenger Bill Foster is getting hotter over negative campaigning.
As CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports, Congressman Joe Walsh and challenger Tammy Duckworth are pulling out all the stops.
You can’t vote in the presidential election if you’re not registered. Today is the last day to do so.
Both the Cook County Clerk and the Chicago Board of Elections have redesigned their websites so voters can prepare for the election with their smartphones.
The wife of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who has been out of the public eye for three months while being treated for mental health problems, said she is not sure the congressman will return to the public eye before the November election.
A public policy expert says many voters do not seem interested in this year’s presidential election – or politics in general, for that matter.