CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seeking to break a weeks-long impasse in efforts to fix the state's woefully underfunded pension system, Illinois will turn to a rarely used legislative conference committee in hopes of reaching a compromise solution, Governor Pat Quinn's office said on Tuesday. Full story
Democratic Senate candidate Ed Markey tries to get hip by talking about this strange thing called "the internet." Full story
Chris Matthews talks to Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., and the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza about whether or not Obama’s edge in the current general election will help Democrats in tight Senate races this November.
Democratic Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin greets a volunteer while watching a Green Bay Packers-Arizona Cardinals game with staffers at a Milwaukee campaign headquarters on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Milwaukee. Baldwin and Republican opponent Tommy Thompson suspend voter-outreach efforts during all Pa