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Second Congressional District

Kelly kicks off congressional Student App challenge

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has launched the inaugural congressional science, technology, engineering and math academic competition, the House Student App Challenge, for the 2nd Congressional District.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: 2 public corruption cases, 2 different sentences

DOUG ROSS: 2 public corruption cases, 2 different sentences

What's the going rate for public corruption?

August 16, 2013 12:00 am Related
Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

July 26, 2013 12:30 pm
Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A day after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation establishing a Peotone airport, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., said Friday she plans to use her post to promote the concept, saying she will have meetings in the near future with new U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx an…

July 26, 2013 12:08 pm
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

June 10, 2013 6:00 pm
Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

WASHINGTON | Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the House, taking over the seat held for 17 years by scandal-tarnished Jesse Jackson Jr.

April 11, 2013 1:45 pm
Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., center, participates in a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with House Speaker John Boehner, of Ohio, on Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. Earlier Kelly was officially sworn in on the House floor. She takes over the seat held for 17 years by scandal-tarnished Je…

April 11, 2013 1:40 pm
Ex-Ill. lawmaker elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

Ex-Ill. lawmaker elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

Robin Kelly

April 09, 2013 8:03 pm
Robin Kelly elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

Robin Kelly elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

CHICAGO | Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly, whose campaign received a $2 million boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, easily captured Tuesday's special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

April 09, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Voters to choose Jackson Jr.'s House successor

CHICAGO | While Democrat Robin Kelly is widely expected to capture Tuesday's special election for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat over Republican Paul McKinley, any winner will face big challenges.

April 09, 2013 5:53 pm

Obama endorses Kelly in 2nd Congressional District campaign

Democratic Congressional nominee Robin Kelly on Tuesday claimed the endorsement of President Barack Obama in her bid to replace Jesse Jackson Jr., in the special congressional election to be held next week.

April 03, 2013 12:00 am

Thin margin in GOP primary for Jackson Jr.'s seat

CHICAGO | The margin between the top Republican candidates in the race to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is still razor thin.

February 28, 2013 10:37 am

Polls close in former U.S. Rep. Jackson's district

CHICAGO | Most polls have closed in the primary election to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.

February 26, 2013 7:15 pm
Jackson Jr.'s district has history of corruption

Jackson Jr.'s district has history of corruption

CHICAGO | They elected a Harvard-educated Rhodes Scholar and ended up with a congressman who was convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker. They voted for the son of a famous civil rights leader and got someone who illegally spent campaign funds on everything from furniture to…

February 23, 2013 11:45 am
Jackson Jr.'s district has history of corruption

Jackson Jr.'s district has history of corruption

Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal court in Washington after he entered a guilty plea to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. Residents in Illinois' 2nd District are preparing to vote in a special primary Tuesd…

February 23, 2013 11:32 am

Guns dominate race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

CHICAGO | After months of drama surrounding Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Congress, the race to replace the congressman with the prominent name has pivoted to a different high-profile topic: guns.

February 12, 2013 3:34 pm
Reports: Jesse Jackson Jr. signs plea deal

Reports: Jesse Jackson Jr. signs plea deal

CHICAGO | NBC 5 News is reporting that Jesse Jackson Jr., who resigned from Congress nearly three months ago, has signed papers in a plea deal within the past several days.

February 08, 2013 10:53 am

Candidates promise their own form of fiscal stimulus for the 2nd Congressional District

OLYMPIA FIELDS | Candidates in the 2nd Congressional District last week offered initiatives to improve the district's economic situation. While most of the suggestions weren't new, each candidate promised a renewed vigor to push them forward.

February 03, 2013 6:30 pm

AFSCME union endorses Hutchinson in 2nd District

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. | Former state Rep. Toi Hutchinson has received a labor endorsement in her bid to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in the U.S. House.

February 01, 2013 4:08 pm

Harris drops out of 2nd Congressional District race

CHICAGO | Freshman state Sen. Napoleon Harris has dropped his bid for former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat and is putting his support behind former state Rep. Robin Kelly.

January 30, 2013 3:02 pm
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