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Newt Gingrich

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the American Jewish Committee Global Forum 2014 May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. The AJC held the form to discuss topics related to the Jewish communities all around the world. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rahm To Hillary: “Dead Broke? Really?”

Mayor Rahm Emanuel ribbed former Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Clinton, for stating in an interview this week that she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, were “dead broke” when they left the White House in 2001.

06/11/2014

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Could A Foreign Country Buy A U.S. Election?

What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?

06/25/2012

Rick Santorum

Caliendo: Time To Think About Convention, General Election With Santorum Out

Rick Santorum withdrew from the Republican presidential race Tuesday, and political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney will now be thinking about the general election and picking a running mate.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney Will Likely Be Nominated, But No Dropouts Coming Yet

Mitt Romney had a clean sweep Tuesday, handily winning the Republican primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Jim Edgar

Edgar: GOP Campaign Has Gone On Too Long

Count former Republican Gov. Jim Edgar among those who feel the protracting GOP Primary campaign could hurt the party.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich (Credit: CBS)

Gingrich Drumming Up Support In Illinois

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was in northwest suburban Rosemont on Wednesday, less than a week ahead of the Illinois GOP primary. He’s third in the delegate count behind Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, and running second among those who say they are looking for “a true conservative.”

CBS 2–03/14/2012

Rick Santorum

Caliendo: Romney Remains Frontrunner Despite Santorum Victories

Rick Santorum boldly declared Tuesday night that he would win the Republican presidential primary before the convention, but mathematically, Mitt Romney remains the frontrunner, political analyst Stephen Caliendo says.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum

Caliendo: GOP Race Still Very Much Up In The Air

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum both chalked up some wins in the Republican primaries Super Tuesday, but the presidential race is still very much up in the air, says political analyst Stephen Caliendo.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

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Super Tuesday Preview: Romney Hopes To Regain Front-Runner Status

Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.

03/06/2012

Mitt Romney Holds Florida Night Party in Tampa

Caliendo: Florida Primary Exposed Deep Divide In GOP

Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney’s landslide victory in the Florida Republican primary was expected, but the primary exposed a deep divide among Republican voters.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: PAC Money The Big Winner In The Election

We’ve been hearing it all night: the winner of the GOP primary election in Florida is the winner is Mitt Romney. Or so it is in the news, but I don’t buy it.

CBS 2–01/31/2012

Republican Presidential Hopeful Newt Gingrich Kicks Off Iowa Tour In Dubuque

Gingrich Slapped With Lawsuit For Using ‘Eye Of The Tiger’

The Chicago musician who composed the classic rock song “Eye of the Tiger” is suing Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich for using the song without permission.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney Victory In Florida Won’t Mean End Of Primary

There is some expectation that Mitt Romney will get a firmer grasp on the GOP presidential nomination after the Florida primary Tuesday, but political analyst Stephen Caliendo says a Romney victory doesn’t mean the race is over.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Dick Durbin

Durbin: Obama Would Do Well Running Against Gingrich

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin suggested Monday that President Barack Obama would do well were Republican candidate Newt Gingrich to continue his strong South Carolina showing and end up with the GOP nomination.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Republican Presidential Hopeful Newt Gingrich Kicks Off Iowa Tour In Dubuque

Caliendo: Gingrich Victory In S.C. Was Referendum On Romney

Voters in South Carolina shook up the race for the Republican presidential nomination over the weekend, handing Newt Gingrich an upset victory against and delivering a setback to heretofore frontrunner Mitt Romney. Political analyst Stephen Caliendo has some thoughts.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney Has A Lot Of Work To Do After Iowa

Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney has a lot of work to do after winning the Iowa Caucus by just eight points, and Rick Santorum can expect to have “a target on his back.”

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

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GOP Candidates Debate On CBS This Saturday

CBS will present the Campaign 2012 season’s first network broadcast of a Republican Presidential Primary debate on Saturday, Nov. 12.

11/10/2011

President Ronald Reagan

Reagan To Be Honored In Illinois

This coming Sunday would be Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, and Illinoisans are celebrating the only president so far who was born in the state.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

President Ronald Reagan

Reagan To Be Honored for 100th Birthday

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be the keynote speaker at an event honoring President Ronald Reagan near Reagan’s birthplace in Tampico, Ill.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010