Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski (Ill.) said that “Democrats have chased people out of the party” in response to an aggressive and progressive primary challenge due to his pro-life stance and other conservative-leaning positions.
A Democrat running for Congress in Illinois’ fifth congressional district showcased his support for marijuana legalization by smoking pot in a new campaign ad.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is entrenched in a messy primary in Illinois as it neglects to endorse an incumbent Blue Dog Democrat.
The top candidate running in the Republican primary to challenge Rep. Cheri Bustos (D., Ill.) in the November general election has dropped out of the race.
A Democratic candidate running for Illinois attorney general was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday afternoon while taking promotional photos for his campaign, according to his campaign manager and authorities.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.), who announced last week that he will not seek reelection after spending 24 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, will no longer be able to pay his wife hundreds of thousands of dollars from campaign funds once he officially departs from Congress.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (Ill.) is expected to announce on Tuesday that he will not seek reelection in 2018, according to multiple reports.
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s crusade against soda has met another failure, as Chicago voted to end its taxation Wednesday.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.) has disbursed tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to his wife this year, bringing her total compensation to more than $400,000 since she first appeared on his campaign’s payroll.
Democratic lawmakers voted 71-42 to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a $5 billion tax hike on Thursday.