Illinois Pension Amendment FailsIllinois voters rejected a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would have required a three-fifths vote, instead of a simple majority, for any public body to increase public pension benefits.
He's The 'Milk Dud' No More: Oberweis Wins State Senate SeatAfter five failed campaigns, Jim Oberweis has finally won elective office.
Illinois GOP Chairman: No Use Complaining About Re-MapThe state's Republican Party chairman says yesterday's losses are nothing to whine about.
Democrats Keep Control Of General AssemblyDemocrats have retained control of both houses of the Illinois General Assembly.
Hyde Park Valois Restaurant Offering Free 'Victory' BreakfastOne of President Barack Obama's favorite restaurants in Hyde Park is offering free breakfast today, to celebrate the president's victory Tuesday night.
Indiana Elects GOP Governor, Dem Senator; Ryan Keeps Seat In WisconsinIllinois' neighbors to the north and east went in different directions in the presidential race.
Election 2012: Text Of President Obama's Victory SpeechThe text of President Obama's Election Night speech, delivered on 11/6/2012 in Chicago
Election 2012: Text Of Mitt Romney's Concession SpeechThe text of Mitt Romney's Election Night speech, delivered on 11/6/2012 in Boston
Election Judge Reports For Duty--Wearing Obama HatVoters at one Chicago polling place were surprised to find one of the judges showing his presidential preference this morning.
Woman In Labor Votes First, Then Heads To HospitalThe labor vote literally has been cast this morning in the south suburbs.
Problems Reported With Chicago Election WebsiteAs polls opened on election day, voters trying to log onto the Chicago Election Board website were having problems gaining access.
Bombarded Voters Ready For Tuesday To EndObama supporters and Romney backers at Manny’s Deli are united about one thing: They’re out of patience with all the politicking. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Judy Biggert And Bill Foster Spend Last Day Campaigning For Congressional SeatThe presidency isn't the only race democrats and republicans have their eyes on. With control of Congress also on the line, some hotly contested congressional races are also drawing a lot of attention.
President Obama's Campaign Advisor Talks Hurricane Sandy, Upcoming ElectionAfter 2 days off, the Presidential candidates are officially heading back to the campaign trail. You probably couldn’t tell that President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney stopped campaigning. That’s because they didn't.
Romney, Obama Trade Shots Over Foreign Policy In Final DebateIn the final presidential debate on Monday, President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney traded sharp attacks over their vision for foreign policy.