Ward Room
Covering Chicago's nine political influencers
Monday, Nov 5, 2012 at 11:45 AM
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By Saba Hamid

Obama Endorses Three Democratic Hopefuls

Obama Endorses Three Democratic Hopefuls

Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford less than impressed by the move, but candidates embrace president's endorsement. Read »

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 2:37 PM
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By Saba Hamid

Robert James Dold

Robert James Dold

Robert James Dold is Republican Party Candidate and Incumbent for the Tenth Congressional District of Illinois Read »

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 2:36 PM
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By Saba Hamid

Brad Schneider

Brad Schneider

Brad Schneider is running for the Democratic Party Candidate for the 10th Congressional District. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010 at 10:15 PM
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By Jeff Goldblatt

If Kirk is Sworn In Early, Who Represents the 10th District?

If Kirk is Sworn In Early, Who Represents the 10th District?
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Constituents won't be left without representation between transition to Representative-elect Robert Dold. Read »

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010 at 2:34 PM
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By Carol Marin, Don Moseley and Jenn Schanz

The Race to Replace Mark Kirk

Republican Robert Dold, Democrat Dan Seals vie for 10th Congressional District. Read »

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Who We're Covering
Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel

Foul mouthed, iron-fisted and arrogant. Say hello to Mayor Emanuel.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

After spending much of the past year and a half out of the public eye Triple J is making a comeback!

Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich

Rascally alchemist transmutes disgrace into fame. Celeb Apprentice buffoon, jail time looms.

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Accidental gov no longer.

Michael Madigan

Michael Madigan

Master of the Illinois political universe, behind-the-scenes strong arm, and speaker of the house.

Ed Burke

Ed Burke

Ed Burke has played the stoic counterpart to Mayor Daley's outspoken boss hog since the Mayor took office.

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Phil Rogers Emmy Award-winning reporter with trenchant insight into Chicago's political machinations.
Mary Ann Ahern WMAQ's Political Reporter since 2006, not afraid of a challenge. Read full bio .