Looking past today's primary, his ability to attract and sustain Republican women's votes might make or break him in the general election.
The Windy City is more interested in sunny weather and Saint Patrick's Day than the coming primary. Can Romney get moderate Republicans enthused enough to vote?
If the state's recent Republican voting history is predictive, Mitt may be in for a stunning primary upset in Illinois.
Mitt Romney outspent Santorum six-to-one leading up to Super Tuesday, but he still underperformed expectations.
A pair of University of Chicago law professors say the federal government needs to regulate new financial products the same way it tests new drugs for safety
In order to thrive, a city needs to collaborate with it's suburbs. But bringing together the 14 counties surrounding Chicago will be a challenge -- even for someone as persistent as Emanuel.
Political undertones aside, the commercial's message holds true: Teamwork, community, and investing in American workers are a smart strategy.
Like his predecessor, President Obama is leading a re-election campaign with a Democratic Party that has lost its popular appeal.
At a lively forum in Chicago, David Axelrod, David Brooks, Rahm Emanuel, and others discuss the 2012 election, Facebook, and more.
A centrist Chicago Democrat who made $20 million at JPMorgan Chase, he was ill-placed at the helm of a White House trending populist.
Politics as usual in the The Windy City these days is transparent, efficient, innovative, and defying its ugly caricature.
The president makes a needed, consumer-friendly act of defiance in appointing a new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
"He appears unable to even govern himself"
He was irresistibly engaging and a source of intellectual, even physical, awe. For years to come we will ask ourselves: What would Hitchens have thought about this?
If a New Jersey sports owner can run against Putin, maybe other owners have a shot against Obama.
In the wake of Obama's comments on income inequality, the Labor Department means to find out
A (satirical) letter to the Amherst class of '74, which just saw one of its alums dislodged from the highest political office in Greece by a classmate
If the Republican presidential candidates fail to offer substance, it's because they're giving the public what it wants -- empty calories
From his community organizing days to the Illinois State Senate, Barack Obama has always put pragmatic deal-making above ideology
The former Illinois governor did not testify in his first trial but chose to do so this time, often rambling and straining to claim benign interpretations of damning wiretaps