Despite House Speaker Michael Madigan's efforts to wire the state for the Democrats, Illinois will have three of the most competitive congressional races in the nation next year. Read »
Seven Illinois congressional seats will change hands this year, an extraordinarily high turnover. Read »
Several state races for the House and Senate reached national status thanks to the talkers Illinois politics has become known for: scandal and controversy. Read »
Democratic challenger Brad Schneider beat out incumbent Congressman Robert "Bob" Dold for the 10th Congressional District of Illinois. Read »
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford less than impressed by the move, but candidates embrace president's endorsement. Read »
Tammy Duckworth joined two other Democratic candidates Thursday to call out their opponents on what they call a failed House GOP budget that would end Medicare and give tax breaks to the rich. Read »
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