The Daily Northwestern

Illinois Senate inches forward on same-sex marriage

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 6, 2013

Filed under City, Politics, State

A legislative battle over same-sex marriage has attracted strange bedfellows in President Barack Obama and Illinois GOP chairman Pat Brady, which has North Shore supporters cautiously optimistic that Illinois may become the 10th...

Evanston Democrats sweep races

Susan Du, City Editor

November 7, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Skokie) and State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) all won by a wide margin Tuesday night against Republican challengers Timothy Wolfe, Glenn Farkas and Eric Lieberman....

Biss beats Farkas in landslide victory for state Senate seat

Manuel Rapada and Jia You

November 7, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

State Rep. Daniel Biss (D-Skokie) beat Republican challenger Glenn Farkas by a nearly two-to-one margin Tuesday for the 9th District Illinois state senate seat to be vacated by retiring state senator Jeffrey Schoenberg. A...

Biss beats Farkas for state Senate seat

Jia You, Reporter

November 7, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Republican candidate Glenn Farkas lost tonight to Democrat Daniel Biss in the race for the 9th District Illinois State Senate seat. "The numbers are what the numbers are," Farkas said. "I’m very competitive;...