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PI Original
by Aricka Flowers
Tue Mar 18, 2014

LIVE BLOG: Polls Are Closed, Time For The Results In 2014 Primary Election

All of the polls have closed in the Illinois primary election, including those that closed late due to problems at polling places. Progress Illinois lays out the latest as the results come in.

Quick Hit
by Aricka Flowers
Fri Sep 23, 2011

Walsh Still Ruffling Feathers In Washington (VIDEO)

The Capitol Fax blog is reporting that U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-8) is continuing to make waves in D.C. The 8th congressional district Tea Partyer announced plans this week to run in the 14th congressional district, against Republican Randy Hultgren, and also commissioned some polling in the district of another fellow party member.

The Tea Party Republican is also making news for his recent assessment that the media is going to great lengths to "protect" President Obama because he is the first black U.S. president. 

Quick Hit
by Aricka Flowers
Tue Sep 20, 2011

Walsh Named On Most Corrupt Congressman List

Tea Partyer U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-8) has been fingered as one of the nation's most corrupt congressmen by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).

PI Original
by Progress Illinois
Tue Nov 2, 2010

Live Blog: Illinois' Down-Ballot Developments

On Election Day 2010, we're gathering the latest news from some of Illinois' most interesting down-ballot contests.

Quick Hit
by Micah Maidenberg
Wed Oct 27, 2010

Foster: Ground Game Will Determine Winner In The 14th District

Two years ago, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster shocked the political world by defeating notorious anti-immigrant Republican Jim Oberweis in both special and general elections for the 14th Congressional District, a political territory long represented by Denny Hastert, the former House speaker. Foster was undoubtedly helped over the finish line by President Barack Obama's campaign in 2008.