The words he used weren’t anything black politicians hadn’t said before.
The Illinois senator abuses privacy to make dumb joke.
Can’t we elect better candidates? What’s wrong with us?
Illinois voters vote twice for one Senate seat today
Mother’s Day gift ideas for Mom, available on CafePress and Zazzle.
No way is Mayor Daley going down without a fight. But perhaps you’ve noticed: he rarely ever gets one.
Not only could a Democrat help push Obama’s agenda – he or she could make the chamber a little more black, female, gay, or righteous.
William Rentschler, former politician and columnist, dies
Can Alexi Giannoulias shake off the problems plaguing his family’s bank to win Obama’s old Senate seat?
Ben Joravsky and Mick Dumke on Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympic Games
Sheriff Tom Dart has been recruited by national Democratic leaders to run for the U.S. Senate next year. But a source in the know tells me he’s going to pull a Lisa Madigan and run for re-election to his current gig.
He’s throwing his hat in the ring for the U.S. Senate.
My friend Karina is from New Jersey, and like most others I’ve known from that fair state she tends to be prepared for a fight about its relative worth at just about any time.
Roland Burris has reportedly decided not to embark on an election bid he wasn’t going to win. Yesterday Lisa Madigan bowed out. But somebody’s going to run, right?
Let’s say you’re Roland Burris’s new image consultant. What’s step one?