10th District candidates Congressman Robert Dold and challenger Brad Schneider spoke with Phil Ponce live in our studios. Watch the forum here and read our live web chat transcript. After the forum, both candidates answered questions from the media in a press conference. Watch the web extra videos.
2012 Local Elections
Congressman Robert Dold and challenger Brad Schneider are in a heated race for the newly redrawn 10th District. This toss-up district is one of several key races under national scrutiny, which could determine whether or not Democrats regain control of the House next year. We break down some of the key issues at the forefront of tonight's 10th District forum.
Tonight is the final presidential debate. With 15 days to go, both campaigns are targeting the undecided voters in swing states. But, how much sway will this debate have? And what are the polls saying? Carol Marin and her guests have the latest on the presidential and congressional races.
Monday, October 22, marks the start of early voting for the November 6, 2012 general election. Any registered voter can cast a ballot in early voting through November 3, but they will have to present a government-issued photo I.D.
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After Chicago Tonight's candidate forum, Rep. Joe Walsh's comments on abortions to save the life of the mother prompt press conferences from both candidates.
In our first Congressional Candidate Forum, 8th District candidates Congressman Joe Walsh and challenger Tammy Duckworth spoke with Eddie Arruza live in our studios. Watch the forum here and read our live web chat transcript. After the debate, both candidates answered questions from the media in a press conference. Watch the web extra videos.
Congressman Joe Walsh and opponent Tammy Duckworth face-off in one of the most highly contested congressional races in the country. We break down some of the key issues at the forefront of tonight's 8th District forum.
Maps from our partners at the PBS NewsHour, with a breakdown of Illinois unemployment, diversity, and more.
Democratic: Jesse Jackson, Jr.; Republican: Brian Woodworth; Independant: Marcus Lewis