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The top election 2012 headlines from NBC 5 Chicago and NBC News

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 at 05:14 PM CDT
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By Mary Ann Ahern

Jesse Jackson Jr. Votes Absentee

Jesse Jackson Jr. Votes Absentee

The congressman has no plans to travel back to Chicago for election night, despite his name appearing on the ballot.

Monday, Nov 5, 2012 at 10:43 AM CST
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By Edward McClelland

Opinion: Presidential Election Forecast

Opinion: Presidential Election Forecast

How every state will vote -- and why!

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 at 09:08 PM CST
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By BJ Lutz

Inaugural Ball Benefits Staffer Who Died During Campaign

Inaugural Ball Benefits Staffer Who Died During Campaign

Alex Okrent, 29, died in July after collapsing at President Barack Obama's 2012 headquarters in Chicago.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 12:00 AM CST

Expert Explains Data Breach

Expert Explains Data Breach

Forensicon President Lee Neubecker explains how he found the voter data.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 01:21 AM CST

Board of Elections: Report of Breach Exaggerated

Board of Elections: Report of Breach Exaggerated

Spokesman confirmed Tuesday that personal information for more than 1,000 had been exposed online but denied a report from a security firm that the breach affected more than one million voters.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 at 09:42 PM CST
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By Edward McClelland

In 37 Chicago Precincts, Romney Received No Votes

In 37 Chicago Precincts, Romney Received No Votes

That's still not as impressive as Philadelphia, where Romney received no votes in 59 precincts.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 at 09:41 PM CST
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By BJ Lutz

Obama Chokes Up at Campaign HQ

Obama Chokes Up at Campaign HQ

The president spoke for about five minutes into a microphone while hundreds of volunteers, many of whom climbed desks to get a better vantage point, listened intently.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 09:56 PM CST
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By Ward Room Staff

Madigan, Cullerton Have Veto-Proof Majorities in Statehouse

Madigan, Cullerton Have Veto-Proof Majorities in Statehouse

He wasn't even on the ballot, but Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan was among the big winners in Tuesday's election.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 at 02:56 PM CST
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By Ward Room Staff

Gutierrez to Republicans: Take Note

Gutierrez to Republicans: Take Note

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.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 07:30 PM CST

Who Won? Who Lost? And Who Didn't Show Up in Chicago-Area Races

Who Won? Who Lost? And Who Didn't Show Up in Chicago-Area Races

Democrats in Illinois mapped their way to big wins in Illinois. Kim Vatis reports.

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