CHICAGO -- The only surprises in the Feb. 22 mayor's race were how quickly Rahm Emanuel's victory came in and the low voter turnout in the first mayor's race in decades that didn't have a Daley on the ballot.
Miguel Del Valle emerges as Chicago's progressive mayoral candidate.
The Chicago Chamber of Commerce announced it's endorsement of 35 aldermanic candidates Jan. 26.
Chicago City Council elections are shaping up to be a contest between a coalition of organized labor, the many racially and ethnically diverse communities, their organizations and small businesses against the big financial and corporate interests in the city.
Thousands demanded that the Supreme Court overturn its decision to give corporations the rights of citizens.
CHICAGO - What are the most urgent issues this city's next mayor must address? That question was mulled by over 2,000 grassroots community activists Dec. 14 in a political style convention.
California's labor movement was the game-changer in the state's Democratic election sweep.
In the 2010 mid-term elections, there was no mandate.
Alaska's Republican write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski beat tea party fav Joe Miller, despite Sarah Palin's best efforts to ice the incumbent.
SEQUIM, Wash. - The highest profile election victory here Nov. 2 was the reelection of Sen. Patty Murray. She defeated Republican Dino Rossi by more than 100,000 votes.