US Senate Race for Illinois - 2004

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Republican Candidates
Alan Keyes
Jack Ryan
John Borling
Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria
Andy McKenna
Jim Oberweis
Steven Rauschenberger
Jonathan Wright
Antonio Davis-Fairman
John Cox
Patrick O'Malley
Jim Durkin

Democratic Candidates
Barack Obama
Gery Chico
Blair Hull
Estella Johnson-Hunt
Dan Hynes
Maria Pappas
Nancy Skinner
Joyce Washington
Frank Avila
Matt O'Shea
John Simmons

Color Codes:
Black - Potential Candidate
Green - Active Candidate
Red - Lost
Orange - Candidate has dropped out or is not running


General Links

Chicago Tribune | Muslims mix prayer, politics - Cached
Beauty is more than ballot deep - Cached
Indictment could hurt GOP in 2004 races - Cached
Ex-Lt. Gov. Wood won't run for Senate in '04 - Cached
The Goliath$ . . . and the David$ - Cached
Chicago Tribune: Illinois undecided on Bush challenger - Cached
Senate debate yields 4 standouts - Cached
11 Senate hopefuls focus on Bush, war, skip personal attacks - Cached
NAACP accused of shutting out minority candidates - Cached
NAACP forum creates first rift among GOP candidates - Leader - Cached
STLtoday.com - Printer friendly - Illinois Senate contest has big bucks, big names - Cached
Half of voters undecided on Senate pick, poll finds - Cached
Departing Sen. Fitzgerald termed a ‘loner’=TheHill.com= - Cached
IllinoisLeader.com -GOP candidates begin to kick the dust - Cached
GOP senate race heats up long before Illinois primary (printable version) - News - The Daily Illini Online - Cached
Eight GOP Senate candidates present positions at Gurnee forum - Cached
Another side to Governor's Day - Cached
GOP says party is on the mend - Cached
Yahoo! News - Battles Are Brewing for Control of the Senate - Cached
Democrats see big opportunity in the open Illinois Senate race - TheHill.com - Cached
Chicago Tribune: Democrats won't win blue ribbon for unity - Cached
Senate hopefuls vie for black vote - Cached
Web site draws few Senate hopefuls so far--but their volunteers love it - Cached
Republican Assembly of Lake County - Straw Poll - Cached
Rockford man may fly into Senate race - Cached
Chicago Tribune: Political ads on TV early and often - Cached
Radio personalities or politicians? - Cached
IL: Senate FEC Reports Out - polstate - Cached
Conservatives tap U.S. Senate candidates' family roots - Cached
GOP political newcomers enter Illinois Senate race - TheHill.com - Cached
Illinois Senate Democratic primary heats up - The Hill.com - Cached
Senate rivals find silver lining in Hull's spending - Cached
Chicago Tribune: Senate hopefuls abound for '04 - Cached
ZAHM: GOP Senate Nomination Up for Grabs - Cached
GOP political newcomers enter Illinois Senate race=TheHill.com= - Cached

Candiate Links

Barack ObamaA Leap of Faith Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullChicago Tribune: Political novice Hull uneasy in spotlight Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasChicago Tribune | Pappas' finances remain mystery Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullWindy City Times - Blair Hull Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanJack Kemp endorses Ryan for U.S. Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaWindy City Times - Obama Seeks U.S. Senate seat Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesWindy City Times - State Comptroller Runs for Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisOberweis skates on thin ice Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesIn Illinois politics, campaign money goes round and round, records show Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaAustin Weekly News: Back Barack, the best of the bunch for U.S. Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesChicago Tribune | Hynes takes low-key road in Senate bid Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullRiches Alone Can’t Win Political Office - Chicago Business Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoGery Chico adds his voice to license fight - Southtown Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoChico's broad support gives him a leg up on Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoChico visits peorio labor temple Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerChicago Tribune: Make room under tree for Ryan wrap-up Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisPontiac Daily Leader: Senate candidate stresses "reform" Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanJack Ryan holds back in biography Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanDSCC: STICK TO THE FACTS, JACK Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaFrank talk about drug use in Obama's 'open book' - Bernard Schoenburg Column Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasMaria Pappas - Senate Race News - IL Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maj. Gen. John L. Borling'I was able to compete' Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesChicago Tribune | Lawyers help fuel Hynes' Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaChicago Tribune: Obama lures some unions from Hynes Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasSenate candidate would seek more federal money for state Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasPappas tosses her baton into Senate ring Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasCook County treasurer vies for senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanRyan's what the Senate needs, but if he gets there, he'll hate it Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaPolicy council endorses Obama Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerLEADER EXCLUSIVE: John Cox explains withdrawal, endorsement of Rauschenberger Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanDon't believe Bennett hype Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerRauschenberger touts experience in U.S. Senate race campaign stop - w h i g . c o m Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesDownstate could push Hynes over the top Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxSenate bid over, Cox can't wait to run again Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxConservative candidate Cox pulls out of GOP race for Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisIN THE SPOTLIGHT Part 2 of 3: Jim Oberweis, candidate for U.S. Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Antonio Davis-FairmanThen there were seven: Davis-Fairman drops Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaChicago Tribune: Senate seat is dreamer's latest dream Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisOberweis criticized for raising money at ritzy club - Daily Herald Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerSenate hopeful admits trying marijuana Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoA former high ranking partner Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerFox Valley leaders get behind Rauschenberger - Daily Herald Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaIN THE SPOTLIGHT -- Part 1 of a 3-part series: Chirinjeev Kathuria, M.D. - Leader Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaNorth American Punjabi Conference Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesCatholic prep school alumni hosts pro-abortion candidate fundraiser Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerBerkowitz - Steve Rauschenberger interview Open Link in New Window - Cached
Andy McKennaMCKENNA 'DOESN’T KNOW' IF BUSH TAX CUT WILL CREATE JOBS - DSCC Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesHynes joins race for U.S. Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerSenate hopeful Rauschenberger aims to 'move beyond Ryan years' Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxIN THE SPOTLIGHT: John Cox, GOP candidate for U.S. Senate: Part 1 of 3 - Leader Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerRauschenberger makes it official - IllinoisLeader.com Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerRauschenberger fires U.S. Senate campaign staffers Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maj. Gen. John L. BorlingGeneral aborts Windy City announcement Open Link in New Window - Cached
Antonio Davis-FairmanEntrepreneur Enters Field For U.S. Senate Seat Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesComptroller joins U.S. Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerRauschenberger has the experience, backing Open Link in New Window - Cached
Andy McKennaIN THE SPOTLIGHT: Andy McKenna, Jr Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoChicago Tribune: Recall contenders head to Chicago Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxUnderdog Cox targets Sen. Durbin=The Hill.com= Open Link in New Window - Cached
Joyce WashingtonJoyce Washington -- Health-care manager campaigns for Senate - RRStar Open Link in New Window - Cached
Joyce WashingtonJeff Berkowitz - Joyce Washington Interview Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerSyverson gives support to expected Senate candidate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerRauschenberger's gambit Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maj. Gen. John L. BorlingRetired Air Force general will seek GOP nod for Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxNugent has harsh words for Illinois Open Link in New Window - Cached
Andy McKennaHead Start program tops political agenda - The Daily Journal Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maj. Gen. John L. BorlingBorling says he is "pro-choice" Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maj. Gen. John L. BorlingRockford man may fly into Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaBBC NEWS | World | Americas | Sikh bids for US history Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria "Public Affairs" by host Jeff Berkowitz - Kathuria interview Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaCNN.com - Transcripts - Indian-American Runs for U.S. Senate in Illinois Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxCandidate for U.S. Senate advocates tax credit for campaign donations Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullRush is asking for trouble Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasPappas' Senate strategy: Enter late, run as underdog Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullU.S. Senate candidate shows support for Blaw-Knox workers Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaBarack Obama Interview - Jeff Berkowitz Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoChico's broad support gives him a leg up on Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesFavorite sons call in big guns in high-priced race for Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanIL GOP County Chairmen Poll suggests Ryan is gaining support Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaNew poll shows Obama gaining among Dems in Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoSenate hopeful says train kids for decent jobs Open Link in New Window - Cached
Antonio Davis-FairmanD.C. conservative to join GOP race for Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullDigging a Hull . . . Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaObama’s stand on issues - Chicago Defender Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanWEEKEND REVIEW: Millionaire teacher wins, retired general takes second in Lake County U.S. Senate straw poll Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesHynes lucks into hot issue Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisDems' targeting of Oberweis shows they're worried Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerRauschenberger plans U.S. Senate bid Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaIllinois Senate candidate compared to Moseley Braun Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanChicago Tribune: Candidate: Gay unions, abortion are state issues Open Link in New Window - Cached
Antonio Davis-FairmanAntonio Davis-Fairman runs for Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisPantagraph.com - News - Oberweis tries again for U.S. Senate 07/18/03 Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxJOHN COX ANNOUNCEMENT SPEECH Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaVote for a turban and a beard Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoChico could be in for bumpy ride - Lynn Sweet Open Link in New Window - Cached
Nancy SkinnerBuzzFlash Interviews Nancy Skinner, Liberal Talk Show Host Turned U.S. Senate Candidate - A BuzzFlash Interview Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisOberweis comeback leaves a sour aftertaste Open Link in New Window - Cached
Nancy SkinnerTalk show hosts aim for U.S. Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesIllinois Senate Candidates Eyeing State's Jewish Voters - Forward Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullIL: Is Blair Hull the new Arnold Maremont? - polstate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Andy McKennaCombine Ties Become Sticky For McKenna Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaRush Senate endorsement puts payback before prudence Open Link in New Window - Cached
Andy McKennaSenate hopeful takes stand for bland Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesCostello lifts Hynes' prospects Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullSold, to the highest bidder Open Link in New Window - Cached
Nancy SkinnerChicago Tribune: Radio host sees Senate bid with a citizen's eye Open Link in New Window - Cached
Nancy SkinnerEricZorn.com Nancy Skinner Interview Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisSome see candidate milking his name; Oberweis facing fire on dairy ads Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullBlackjack king outspends Dem rival 4-1 in Senate bid Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxChicago Tribune: Cox gets points for talking up his Senate bid Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanDueling FEC reports - McKenna and Ryan Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxZorn features Senate hopeful John Cox Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisOberweis becomes GOP candidate #5 Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoCATALYST, February 1998: Magnet school attendance policy Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoCATALYST, April 1998 Letters to the Editor - ‘All of our policies are about serving all children’ Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jim OberweisChicago Tribune: Oberweis mixes business, politics Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullBlairHull.com - Southern Illinoisan Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaObama: I'm not against wars but… Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullA real-life ‘Maverick’ runs for U.S. Senate - RRSTAR.COM Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaThe Black Commentator - Not “Corrupted” by DLC, Says Obama Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaThe Black Commentator - Obama to Have Name Removed from DLC List - Issue 48 - Printer Friendly Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaSteve Neal, Chicago Sun Times: Obama could add drama to Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaObama's got perfect pedigree to take over Senate race Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanSenate hopeful gets bad rap - THOMAS ROESER Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dan HynesChicago Tribune: Simmons drops Senate bid, endorses Hynes Open Link in New Window - Cached
John SimmonsChicago Tribune: Simmons drops Senate bid, endorses Hynes Open Link in New Window - Cached
John SimmonsSimmons quits Senate race - Sun Times Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxChicago Tribune: Cox tosses his hat into ring for Senate Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaREACHING OUT TO STARS -  CHIRINJEEV KATHURIA Open Link in New Window - Cached
Andy McKennaMcKenna becomes third Republican to announce U.S. Senate bid Open Link in New Window - Cached
Barack ObamaThe Black Commentator - In Search of the Real Barack Obama Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxThird GOP entry in Senate race is a Reagan fan Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxCox enters GOP Senate race - ChicagoBusiness.com Open Link in New Window - Cached
John H. CoxU.S. Senate candidate John Cox says he's the "true conservative" Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoChicago Tribune: Altheimer & Gray to close Open Link in New Window - Cached
Jack RyanRYAN DOESN’T KNOW JACK ABOUT WORKING FAMILIES - DSCC Open Link in New Window - Cached
John SimmonsIllinois lawyer Simmons garners support in contest for the Democratic Senate bid=TheHill.com= Open Link in New Window - Cached
Andy McKennaSenate hopeful promises his job will be to make jobs Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullDem Senate hopeful starts earliest Illinois TV blitz ever Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuriarediff.com: Transcript of the Chirinjeev Kathuria Chat Open Link in New Window - Cached
Dr. Chirinjeev KathuriaKathuria announces candidacy at Leader party Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerRFM News endorses state Sen. Steven J. Rauschenberger for reelection in the 22nd district Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerOne Campaign Mail War Open Link in New Window - Cached
Gery ChicoChico knows his way around political fast track Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasProfile of Maria from the Jack Ryan Show Open Link in New Window - Cached
Blair HullBlair Hull - Campaign Site Open Link in New Window - Cached
Maria PappasBio from Cook County Treasurer Site Open Link in New Window - Cached
Steven RauschenbergerAbout the Senator - Friends of Rauschenberger Open Link in New Window - Cached

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