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Rahm Emanuel elected Chicago mayor, voters say ho-hum

CHICAGO -- The only surprises in the Feb. 22 mayor's race were how quickly Rahm Emanuel's victory came in and the low voter turnout in the first mayor's race in decades that didn't have a Daley on the ballot.

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Del Valle emerges as Chicago's progressive mayoral candidate

Miguel Del Valle emerges as Chicago's progressive mayoral candidate.

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Chicago Chamber of Commerce seeks ‘business friendly' city council

The Chicago Chamber of Commerce announced it's endorsement of 35 aldermanic candidates Jan. 26.

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Class battle lines drawn in Chicago council elections

Chicago City Council elections are shaping up to be a contest between a coalition of  organized labor, the many racially and ethnically diverse communities, their organizations and small businesses against the big financial and corporate interests in the city.

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On "Citizens United" anniversary, calls to overturn Supreme Court decision

Thousands demanded that the Supreme Court overturn its decision to give corporations the rights of citizens.

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Chicago grassroots to mayoral candidates: we want a people's agenda

CHICAGO - What are the most urgent issues this city's next mayor must address? That question was mulled by over 2,000 grassroots community activists Dec. 14 in a political style convention.

Unions were California’s election game-changer

California's labor movement was the game-changer in the state's Democratic election sweep.

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Republicans have a money problem

In the 2010 mid-term elections, there was no mandate.

In Sarah Palin’s Alaska, rival Lisa Murkowski triumphs

Alaska's Republican write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski beat tea party fav Joe Miller, despite Sarah Palin's best efforts to ice the incumbent.

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The thumbs up win in Washington State

SEQUIM, Wash. - The highest profile election victory here Nov. 2 was the reelection of Sen. Patty Murray. She defeated Republican Dino Rossi by more than 100,000 votes.

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