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Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Coalition Of Chicago Ministers Backs Quinn For Governor

Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday received the endorsement of a few dozen church leaders, most of them African-American ministers, but there were a couple notable absences.

06/12/2014

Jim Oberweis, a U.S. Senate candidate, talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Kirk Reverses Course, Endorses Oberweis Against Durbin

Seeking to unseat U.S. Sen. Durbin in November, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis on Thursday welcomed the belated support of Durbin’s GOP colleague on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk.

04/17/2014

Kirk Dillard

Dillard Gets Teachers Union Backing In Race For Governor

State Sen. Kirk Dillard tried to steer clear of the controversy surrounding one of his rivals in the Republican race for governor, as he picked up a key endorsement from a major labor union.

02/14/2014

State Sen. Donne Trotter leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after being released on $25,000 bond on Dec. 6, 2012, on a charge of trying to bring a gun onto a plane at O'Hare International Airport the day before. (Credit: CBS)

Trotter Still Wants Party Support In Bid For Jackson’s Seat, Despite Arrest

State Sen. Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) said Wednesday he still wants Democratic Party bosses to back him in his bid to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., despite his arrest for having a gun in his luggage at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2012

Musician Joe Walsh, Rep. Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh The Rock Legend Endorses Congressman Joe Walsh’s Opponent

Eagles guitarist and rock legend Joe Walsh is taking sides in the Illinois 8th Congressional District race – and he’s not throwing his support to the Congressman who shares his name.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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

Tammy Duckworth, Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, arrives at a World War II Memorial ceremony in March. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Durbin Set To Endorse Duckworth For Congress

U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is set to throw his support behind Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth in her race for Congress.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

President Barack Obama at 'Moving America Forward' rally in Philadelphia

NEA Endorses Obama For Re-Election In 2012

The nation’s largest union – the National Education Association, meeting here in Chicago – has endorsed President Obama for re-election.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

Bernard Stone, Debra Silverstein

Stone, Silverstein Fight For West Rogers Park

Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) has represented the West Rogers Park neighborhood in the City Council for nearly four decades, but now, he is in the fight of his political life to keep his seat.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Sun-Times Endorses Emanuel For Mayor

The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Rahm Emanuel in the race for mayor.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

Gery Chico

Chico Wins Support Of Firefighters’ Union

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico picked up the support of Chicago’s firefighters Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

Gery Chico and Ed Burke

Burke Endorses Chico For Mayor

Former Chicago Board of Education president Gery Chico picked up another major endorsement Thursday, when Ald. Edward Burke (14th) – the powerful chair of the City Council Finance Committee – backed him to replace Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS 2–01/13/2011

Former Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas (right), with former mayoral candidate Gery Chico. (Credit/File Photo: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Gery Chico Gets Mayoral Endorsement From Paul Vallas

Mayoral hopeful Gery Chico got a key endorsement from an old colleague from the Chicago Public Schools.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010