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Primary Election For Emanuel's Seat

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Voters are heading to the polls today to determine who will get the chance to replace former Congressman Rahm Emanuel.

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Primary Election for Emanuel's Seat

Posted: 03/03/2009 - For nearly two dozen candidates, the special primary election race for the chance to replace former Congressman Rahm Emanuel was more like a sprint.

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Illinois Treasurer Exploring Run for US Senate

Posted: 03/02/2009 - Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias is considering a run for the US Senate. The Chicago Democrat has formed an official exploratory committee. That lets him raise money for a possible run next year.

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Governor Renews Demand For Senator To Quit

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Posted: 02/27/2009 - Gov. Pat Quinn says if embattled U.S. Sen. Roland Burris doesn't quit within the next two weeks, he wants lawmakers to approve a special election that could remove Burris from office.

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Rep. Davis Says He Sees Black Support For Burris

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Congressman Danny Davis says there appears to be overwhelming sentiment among blacks that Sen. Roland Burris shouldn't resign as many are calling on him to do.

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Burris' Son Hired By State Housing Authority

Posted: 02/26/2009 - The son of embattled Sen. Roland Burris landed a job with the Illinois Housing Development Authority five months ago under the administration of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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Illinois Senior Senator Has Called On The State's Junior Senator To Resign.

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Dick Durbin said he spoke to Roland Burris earlier today to discuss the allegations surrounding Illinois newest senator. Burris is facing calls for his resignation after he admitted trying to raise money for the man who appointed him. Disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich.

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Low Voter Turnout for Primaries

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Voters across the Stateline cast their ballots for local primary elections. But the excitement of last November's elections does not seem to have carried over to push more people to the polls.

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Romney Supports House Republicans Against Stimulus

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Mitt Romney has his own version of an economic stimulus bill: sending $1,000 checks to a group of Republican House members targeted by the Democrats for voting against the president's economic stimulus bill.

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Gov. Says Burris Must Answer Questions Under Oath

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Gov. Pat Quinn says Sen. Roland Burris is serving with a cloud over him and that Burris needs to answer questions from law enforcement under oath about his testimony at former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's impeachment hearings.

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White House: Ill. Needs To Know Details On Burris

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The White House says Sen. Roland Burris needs to tell Illinois constituents the extent of his involvement with the administration of disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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Gov. Quinn Names Key Staff

Posted: 02/18/2009 - A new top aide to Gov. Pat Quinn is a holdover from Rod Blagojevich's administration who has ties to convicted fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko.

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Ill. House GOP Requests Info On Burris Affidavit

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Illinois House Republicans are demanding more information about when U.S. Sen. Roland Burris asked Democrats to amend testimony he gave about how he got his job.

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Burris Campaign Questions

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Updated: 02/17/2009 - U.S. Sen. Roland Burris plans to continue his "listening tour" of Illinois today amid a fresh media firestorm over his appointment by ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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Burris Insists Feds Didn't Request New Affidavit

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Sen. Roland Burris says a newly released affidavit about his contact with the brother of ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich was voluntary and not the result of contact from federal agents investigating the former governor.

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