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2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

LeAlan Jones, the Green Party candidate for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former House seat, speaks Thursday during a candidates' forum in Chicago.

April 04, 2013 9:22 pm
2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates Marcus Lewis, left, and LeAlan Jones participate in an NAACP forum Thursday in Chicago. The forum was open to all six candidates for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former House seat, but only Lewis and Jones attended.

April 04, 2013 9:21 pm
2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

Marcus Lewis, an independent candidate for the 2nd Congressional District seat, speaks Thursday during a candidates' forum in Chicago.

April 04, 2013 9:21 pm

Alderman to back Kelly over colleague Beale in 2nd District race

CHICAGO | Tenth Ward Alderman John Pope is endorsing the congressional campaign of former state Rep. Robin Kelly over that of his City Council colleague Anthony Beale in Tuesday’s special Democratic primary election.

February 20, 2013 10:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Illinois's 2nd District deserves better

Residents of the 2nd Congressional District deserve better than they have received from recent congressmen.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am

Rush, Davis endorse Robin Kelly for Jackson's seat

CHICAGO | Two Democratic Illinois congressmen have endorsed Robin Kelly in the race to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.

February 10, 2013 10:40 pm
Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

February 09, 2013 12:00 pm

Jackson aides say congressman will be back on job soon

Aides to U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., made telephone calls Tuesday to select officials around the south suburbs to assure them that the congressman will be released soon from medical treatment and will be actively campaigning for re-election Nov. 6.

August 07, 2012 7:58 pm
Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

June 28, 2012 12:00 am
Jackson gets endorsement and takes shots at opponent’s backers

Jackson gets endorsement and takes shots at opponent’s backers

MARKHAM | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., got the endorsement Saturday of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., during her weekend visit to Chicago, while also attacking endorsements claimed by opponent Debbie Halvorson.

March 03, 2012 2:45 pm Photos

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Debbie Halvorson

Debbie Halvorson

Democratic 2nd Congressional District candidate Debbie Halvorson greets commuters Jan. 31 at the Calumet Metra Station in East Hazel Crest, Ill. Halvorson faces incumbent Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in the March 20 primary.

March 03, 2012 2:20 pm
Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. faces a Democratic challenge from former one-term congressman and state legislator, Debbie Halvorson, in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District in the March 20 primary.

March 03, 2012 2:15 pm

Halvorson makes appearance at Watts funeral

DOLTON | Democratic congressional candidate Debbie Halvorson made an appearance Saturday at the funeral of an autistic teen who was shot to death earlier this month by Calumet City police.

February 18, 2012 12:00 am

Primary looming, Jackson faces ethical cloud

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, faces serious competition for the first time since his House career began, damaged by the past three years of allegations of corruption and embarrassing personal disclosures and made even more vulnerable by Illinois' new congressional district map.

November 22, 2011 12:00 am

Remap leaves U.S. Rep. Rokita outside his district

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's new 4th Congressional District starts in Newton and Jasper counties in Northwest Indiana, runs past the windmills of White County, through Purdue University in West Lafayette and ends in the western suburbs of Indianapolis.

May 15, 2011 7:45 pm
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