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by Aricka Flowers
3:54pm
Wed Nov 3, 2010

Schakowsky's Message To Progressives

Successful incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (9th) had a message for progressives last night after it became clear that the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Alexi Giannoulias, lost to GOP candidate Congressman Mark Kirk.

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by Progress Illinois
7:06pm
Tue Nov 2, 2010

Live Blog: The Next Illinois Senator

Democrats across the country are watching Illinois as the race for U.S. Senate between Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk comes to an end tonight. A win by Giannoulias would likely mean a continued majority for Democrats in the U.S. Senate.

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by Micah Maidenberg
4:42pm
Tue Nov 2, 2010

Turning Out The Vote On Chicago's South Side

A little before 1:30 p.m., Karen Johnson and Laterra Barnett (at left and right in the photo, respectively) emerged from the polling place at Williams Elementary, a school at 27th and Dearborn in Chicago, having just cast their ballots. Barnett, who lives in the Dearborn Homes, the public housing development adjacent to Williams, voted a straight Democratic ticket.

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by Micah Maidenberg
10:44am
Tue Nov 2, 2010

A Young Voter's Motivation: Immigration Reform And Obama

An interview with a younger Latino voter outside of Yates Elementary School on Chicago's Northwest Side this morning illustrated one of the big issues motivating the Latino community to the polls this year: immigration reform, or the lack of it.

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