U.S. Lawmakers Lead Gun Control Rally In Federal PlazaMembers of Congress from Illinois and elsewhere led a rally in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, demanding a vote on tougher gun regulations, such as prohibiting those on the nation’s “no-fly” list from buying firearms.
Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago HearingIn a series of hearings, members of Congress want to hear how government and the private sector can work together to ward off cyber threats.
Rep. Robin Kelly Brings Parents Of Gun Violence Victims To WashingtonCongresswoman Robin Kelly has brought parents of children lost to gun violence to Washington to lobby for what she calls more common sense gun laws, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Rep. Robin Kelly Calls For Stricter Gun Control In Wake Of Violent Weekend After a violent and deadly holiday weekend, a Chicago Congresswoman is calling for gun control legislation, reports WBBM's Brandis Friedman.
Pelosi Calls For Day Care Assistance For Working Moms During Chicago VisitSpeaking here in Chicago, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was urging women to fight hard for more day care assistance for working mothers, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Robin Kelly Sworn In As Jackson Jr.'s Successor In CongressKelly, in remarks made after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, administered the oath of office, stressed her commitment to combating gun violence, passing immigration reform, creating jobs and improving the health care system.
Robin Kelly Wins 2nd District RaceDemocrat Robin Kelly won the 2nd Congressional District race, picking up 71 percent of the vote to Republican Paul McKinley’s 22 percent.
Kelly: Money Didn't Make The Difference In ElectionSome say money bought her the race. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley crunched the numbers on how much each vote cost the candidate.
Kelly Wins Dem. Primary For Ex-Rep. Jackson Jr.'s SeatFormer Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., after a truncated campaign season where she got a boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super PAC.
Voters Braving Winter Weather On Election Day Voter turnout is expected to be relatively low as voters in the 2nd Congressional District head to the polls in snowy conditions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
2nd District Candidates Gearing Up For Election DayThere's one last day of campaigning before Tuesday's primary for the 2nd Congressional District special election.
2nd District Candidates Make Final Push Before ElectionIt’s the final weekend of campaigning in the crowded 2nd Congressional Primary Election.