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Dold stumping today with Bruce Rauner, Leslie Munger

UPDATED....WASHINGTON--Former Rep. Bob Dold R-Ill., is stumping on Saturday with Republican state representive candidate Leslie Munger according to his schedule and with GOP governor nominee Bruce Rauner according to the Rauner campaign.

Schneider getting boost today from Duckworth, Schakowsky

WASHINGTON--Rep. Brad Schneider D-Ill., in a tight battle with former Rep. Bob Dold R-Ill., for the 10th congressional district seat,  is getting a boost Saturday from fellow Democrats Rep. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Jan Schakowsky in perhaps the aptly named Harmony Park in northwest suburban Arlington Heights.

Obama guidance, schedule, Oct. 25, 26, 2014. To stump for Dems

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama has no public events this weekend; looking at the week ahead, the president stumps for Democratic governors in blue states, hitting Wisconsin, Maine, Michigan and Connecticut. Obama already made two visits to Chicago in October to bolster Gov. Pat Quinn. On Monday, Vice President Joe Biden hits Illinois again - the second time in a week - to rally voters for Quinn.

Jill Biden stumps with Schneider Monday: GOTV female votes

WASHINGTON--Dr. Jill Biden stumps with Rep. Brad Schneider D-Ill., at a Northbrook deli on Monday, at an event designed to get out the female vote as Schneider battles former Rep. Bob Dold R-Ill., Before the deli, Biden will also stop by a Democratic Party of Illinois office in Glenview with Schneider for a women's phone bank event.

Outside money pouring into Dold-Schneider Illinois 10 race

WASHINGTON—Outside money is playing an increasingly big role in the rematch battle between Rep. Brad Schneider D-Ill. and former Rep. Bob Dold R-Ill., with more third party cash – including a mega play from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg - flowing to Dold.

Michelle Obama in new spot for Quinn as Steinem stumps for gov

WASHINGTON — A new spot for Gov. Pat Quinn, released on Friday, features first lady Michelle Obama urging folks to "let’s just get this done and vote for Pat Quinn," a message aimed at turning out the Democratic base vote: women, minorities and youths. Also Friday, feminist author and Democratic activist Gloria Steinem stumps for Quinn in Chicago at an event with female leaders.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks to reporters after President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus regarding immigration reform at the White House in July. (AP File Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Hispanic activists pushing Rep. Gutierrez 2016 presidential draft

WASHINGTON—A group of Hispanic activists are organizing a “draft” of  Rep. Luis Gutierrez D-Ill.,to run for president if President Barack Obama does not issue executive orders to curb deportations by Thanksgiving, even though Gutierrez already said he backs Hillary Clinton if she jumps into the 2016 race.

Foster running science guy spot in race against Senger

WASHINGTON — Rep. Bill Foster D-Ill., a physicist, is running his first television spot in his race against state Rep. Darlene Senger, an upbeat piece starting Friday that portrays him as a little boy fixing an old TV set - with dials - and as a young scientist studying proton decay.