Illinois Sends Six New Members To CongressThey all have one thing in common: They believe they were sent to Congress by voters who want to see action, even if it requires compromise.
Outside Money Buys Elections? In Illinois, Not So Much An Associated Press analysis of federal data shows four dozen such independent committees spent $45 million in Illinois congressional contests.
Protesters Boo Top Democrats at Illinois State FairGovernor Quinn also got into a feud with "the worst congressman in America'' and accidentally declared President Barack Obama dead.
Mt. Vernon Breaks Ground On Female Veterans MemorialDignitaries broke ground Friday in Mount Vernon on the monument representing women's service from the Revolutionary War to the war in Iraq.