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Politics and Elections

Pols to Cardinal George: Don’t use immigrants as ‘pawns’ in same-sex marriage debate

Senger announces GOP challenge to Foster in 11th Congressional District

Bill Daley files for new committee name, no longer exploring

Roskam responds to ethics probe, says trip was vetted

Daley: Chicago-area transit body is 'bureaucratic Frankenstein'

Kirk pushes bill to let Poles enter U.S. without visas

Sen. Kwame Raoul may enter Democratic race for Illinois governor

Obama OFA speech: 'Their is no more important question for this country' than the economy

Bill Daley: Quinn spends more time on ‘gimmicks’ than governing

Less than half of Chicago-area, Illinois elected officials active on social media

In a world increasingly driven by online interactions, some elected officials have been quicker than others to embrace social media.

The Social Media Examiner’s “2013 Social Media Marketing Industry Report” found that 86 percent of responding marketers said social media is important to their business, but the sentiment appears to be less common among elected officials in Illinois.