politics http://northernpublicradio.org en WNIJ And NPR Present Presidential Debate Coverage http://northernpublicradio.org/post/wnij-and-npr-present-presidential-debate-coverage-0 <p>WNIJ and NPR will bring you live coverage of the third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney Monday evening beginning at 8PM from&nbsp; Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida. The debate will be on issues around the topic of American foreign policy. Our coverage will be hosted by NPR's Audie Cornish. The debate will be moderated by Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent for CBS News and Moderator of <em>Face the Nation</em>.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:15:18 +0000 WNIJ 19878 at http://northernpublicradio.org WNIJ And NPR Present Presidential Debate Coverage Election 2012 On WNIJ http://northernpublicradio.org/post/election-2012-wnij <p><strong>Election 2012 News From NPR</strong></p><p>Follow <strong><a href="/topic/illinois-election-2012" target="_self">Illinois Election 2012</a></strong> for coverage of candidates in your local races.</p> <p><script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="http://www.npr.org/promos/election2012/elex2012.promo.js"></script></p><br> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 23:58:51 +0000 WNIJ 17315 at http://northernpublicradio.org Election 2012 On WNIJ WNIJ And NPR Present Presidential Debate Coverage Tonight http://northernpublicradio.org/post/wnij-and-npr-present-presidential-debate-coverage <p></p><p class="p1">WNIJ and NPR will bring you live coverage of the third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney this evening beginning at 8PM from&nbsp; Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida. The debate will be on issues around the topic of American foreign policy. Our coverage will be hosted by NPR's Audie Cornish. The debate will be moderated by Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent for CBS News and Moderator of <i>Face the Nation</i>.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 17:00:30 +0000 WNIJ 19678 at http://northernpublicradio.org WNIJ And NPR Present Presidential Debate Coverage Tonight Illinois delegates find different purposes in conventions http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-delegates-find-different-purposes-conventions <p>Though Hurricane Isaac successfully delayed the official start of the <a href="http://www.gopconvention2012.com/">Republican National Convention</a> in Tampa on Monday, the spirit and excitement of the delegates attending the convention has not been dampened.</p><p>Some Republicans already may be thinking a couple of years beyond the event.</p><p>Also thinking ahead are Illinois Democrats, as they prepare for the <a href="http://www.demconvention.com/">Democratic National Convention</a> in Charlotte, N.C.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:04:12 +0000 Jane Denison Furness 17410 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois delegates find different purposes in conventions WNIJ And NPR Cover The Democratic National Convention http://northernpublicradio.org/post/wnij-and-npr-cover-democratic-national-convention <p><strong>UPDATE:&nbsp;WNIJ's and NPR's coverage of the DNC's final night starts at 7pm. Listen and join the live online chat.</strong></p><p></p><p><iframe src='http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v5.aspx?Id=57818&ThemeId=6643' width='355' height='1000' frameborder='0' style='border: 1px solid #000'></iframe></p><p></p><p>Coverage of the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, North Carolina concludes tonight.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:26:27 +0000 WNIJ 16886 at http://northernpublicradio.org WNIJ And NPR Cover The Democratic National Convention Senator Mark Kirk upgraded to fair condition http://northernpublicradio.org/post/senator-mark-kirk-upgraded-fair-condition <p>Senator Mark Kirk is alert and talking, according to doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Illinois&#39; junior Senator&#39;s condition has been upgraded to &quot;fair,&quot; more than a week after he suffered a major stroke. Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:21:43 +0000 Susan Stephens 5888 at http://northernpublicradio.org Senator Mark Kirk upgraded to fair condition