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.
Guns Still The Main Issue In 2nd District RaceThe final push is on to get votes in the 2nd congressional district race and candidate endorsements continue to rack up.
Bloomberg Ads Loom Over 2nd District DebateThe primary election for Jesse Jackson Jr.’s 2nd Congressional District seat is next Tuesday and some of the candidates meet Monday for a debate.
Hutchinson Dropping Out of 2nd District RaceOne of the front runners to replace ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is leaving the race.
Bloomberg Super PAC Ad Slams Halvorson's Record On GunsThere's a new, very high-profile, player in the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, who this week alone plans to spend more money than any of the 16 Democratic candidates has been able to raise.
Preckwinkle Endorses Hutchinson Over Kelly For Jackson's SeatCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Monday that she's endorsing state Sen. Toi Hutchinson in the race to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. over her former staffer, state Rep. Robin Kelly.
22 Candidates Enter Race For Jackson's Empty Seat In CongressAs expected, there is a very crowded field of candidates vying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Seventeen Democrats and five Republicans met Monday evening’s deadline to file nominating petitions to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the upcoming special election.
Hutchinson, Kelly, Beale Join Race To Replace Jackson In CongressAdd three more names to the growing list of candidates running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in the 2nd Congressional District: Illinois State Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields), Chicago Ald. Anthony Beale (9th), and Robin Kelly -- a top aide to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Race To Replace Jackson Could Be 'Wild, Wild West'A crowded field could line up to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, once a special election is set up to fill his seat following his resignation on Wednesday.
Jackson Jr. Defeats Dem Rival Halvorson In 2nd District U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), who faced his strongest challenge in years, defeated fellow Democrat Debbie Halvorson, in the 2nd Congressional District primary.
Voters Head To Polls For Illinois PrimaryVoters are heading to the polls Tuesday morning for an Illinois primary election that experts have said could be “defining” for the Republican presidential race.