Alex Okrent, 29, died in July after collapsing at President Barack Obama's 2012 headquarters in Chicago. Read »
Defeated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh is going to have a lot of time on his hands come January. But don't expect him to step out of the political spotlight just yet. Read »
He wasn't even on the ballot, but Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan was among the big winners in Tuesday's election. Read »
Fourth District congressman also warned Democrats not to take their votes for granted and urged both parties to roll up their sleeves and get to work. Read »
Derrick Smith, the state representative ousted from office earlier this year amid federal bribery charges, is heading back to office. Read »
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