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Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

U.S. House: Dold Tops Schneider, Other Chicago Area Incumbents Roll To Victory

In one of the most hotly contested House races in the country, Brad Schneider is running against GOP challenger Robert Dold.


U.S. Capitol Dome

Dozens File To Run For U.S. House Seats

Dozens of people have filed to run for Illinois’ 18 seats in the U.S. House.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, meets with reporters. (CBS File Photo)

Jesse Jackson Leads Debbie Halvorson In Key U.S. House Race

A new poll shows incumbent Jesse Jackson Jr. leading challenger Debbie Halvorson in the race to represent Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District.


A pedestrian crosses a road with the U.S. Capitol building in the background on August 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

5 House Members From Illinois Vote ‘No’ On Debt-Ceiling Compromise

Five members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation voted against the debt-ceiling authorization Monday – in some cases, for radically different reasons.