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Fundraiser lists, emails raise Bennett questions

Fundraiser lists, emails raise Bennett questions

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…

September 11, 2013 5:30 pm
Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

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.

May 14, 2012 10:40 am Video

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Designers lend their glamour to the Obama campaign

Designers lend their glamour to the Obama campaign

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.

February 14, 2012 9:00 am
Designers lend their glamour to Obama campaign

Designers lend their glamour to Obama campaign

Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago?

February 07, 2012 11:05 pm

GUEST EDITORIALS: May fourth felonious governor be the final one

So Rod Blagojevich is one corrupt cat who does not own nine lives, after all.

July 02, 2011 12:00 am

Giannoulias, Kirk skirmish over small fundraiser

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.

October 21, 2010 5:26 pm

First lady hits campaign trail again

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.

October 14, 2010 12:00 am

Mrs. Obama more popular than president

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.

October 13, 2010 12:00 am

Biden, first lady hit Ill. campaign trail

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.

October 13, 2010 12:00 am

New GOP ads target 2 Indiana races, more to come

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.

October 12, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: New website on candidates worth visit

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.

October 02, 2010 12:00 am

GOP groups overwhelm Dems with political ads

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one way at least, the fight for control of Congress is grossly one-sided.

September 27, 2010 5:26 pm

Blagojevich asks judge to nullify conviction

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.

September 14, 2010 5:36 pm

From Springfield to the slammer: 2 Ill. governors, 2 convictions

SPRINGFIELD | Two Illinois governors from two different parties, two generations, two regions of the state. Both convicted of felonies.

August 30, 2010 12:00 am

Fellow felons in Blagojevich probe await fate

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…

August 23, 2010 12:00 am

Obama boasts saving auto industry 'on the brink'

EDITOR'S NOTE: Times Business Writer Bowdeyah Tweh is reporting live from the president's appearance at the Ford Chicago assembly plant via Twitter. Follow him at http://twitter.com/nwi_BowdeyaTweh

August 05, 2010 12:00 pm

Obama: 49 and counting

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is heading home to Chicago to celebrate his 49th birthday today.

August 04, 2010 12:00 am
Blagojevich attorney clashes with judge ahead of today's closing argument

Blagojevich attorney clashes with judge ahead of today's closing argument

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.

July 27, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Blagojevich lawyers, prosecutors take final steps

Blagojevich lawyers, prosecutors take final steps

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.

July 24, 2010 12:00 am

Blago's brother denies role in alleged corruption

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…

July 20, 2010 12:00 am
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