INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett kept multiple campaign databases on Department of Education servers and ordered his staff to dissect a speech by his Democratic opponent for inaccuracies last fall in apparent violations of Indiana election and ethics laws, documents o…
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is casting Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class in a new, multi-pronged effort that seeks to undermine the central rationale for his Republican rival's candidacy: his business credentials.
Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago? Yes it can, says actress Scarlett Johansson, even if it's one designer tote bag at a time.
Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago?
So Rod Blagojevich is one corrupt cat who does not own nine lives, after all.
CHICAGO | Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias jumped on a report of Republican Mark Kirk holding a small, entirely legal fundraiser with Americans in China and accused Kirk of "economic treason" on Thursday.
CHICAGO | First lady Michelle Obama returned to the campaign trail Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years, raising money for an Illinois Democrat locked in a close race for the U.S. Senate seat once held by her husband, President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON | Democrats struggling to hold onto their congressional seats — or just make it to Washington — are getting backup, a cash infusion and a dash of star power from a political spouse who's making a highly anticipated return to the campaign trail: first lady Michelle Obama.
CHICAGO | Even in this Democratic-leaning home state of President Barack Obama, the White House isn't taking anything for granted with an election that could mean big gains for Republicans just three weeks away.
SOUTH BEND | Republicans have released two new ads in Indiana as part of the party's effort to pickup three seats there and regain control of the House of Representatives in the upcoming election, a party spokesman said Monday.
In two of the last three gubernatorial elections in Illinois, voters disregarded federal corruption investigations and elected governors who later would be convicted in federal court.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In one way at least, the fight for control of Congress is grossly one-sided.
CHICAGO | Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked a judge to nullify the lone conviction in his mostly deadlocked corruption trial, saying the jury's decision was underpinned by errors at trial and misconduct by prosecutors.
SPRINGFIELD | Two Illinois governors from two different parties, two generations, two regions of the state. Both convicted of felonies.
SPRINGFIELD | The investigation into wrongdoing by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, known as "Operation Board Games," snagged more than a dozen convictions before the Democrat and his brother, Robert, were brought to trial. After the trial ended this week with Blagojevich's conviction on one cha…
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WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is heading home to Chicago to celebrate his 49th birthday today.
CHICAGO | Rod Blagojevich's defense attorney clashed with the judge Monday over his planned closing arguments, pledging to go to jail if he is prohibited from telling jurors about witnesses that prosecutors never called.
CHICAGO | Prosecutors and defense attorneys largely completed the painstaking process on Friday of crafting jury instructions in the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, paving the way for closing arguments next week.
CHICAGO | Rod Blagojevich's brother testified at the ousted Illinois governor's corruption trial Monday that he had no part in alleged plans to trade Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat for campaign funds or a Cabinet post for his sibling and never put illegal pressure on potential politi…
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