David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

Illinois Race Seen Key to Control of Senate

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Millionaire Candidates Vie for Illinois Seat

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Cubs Fans Destroy 'Cursed' Foul Ball

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Kerry Wins Big in Michigan

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Kerry on Top in Washington, Michigan

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Kerry Leads in Michigan, Washington

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Kerry Expected to Win Big in Saturday's Michigan Caucuses

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States Wary of No Child Left Behind Act

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Chicago Police Interrogation Tactics Under Fire

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Former Illinois Governor Pleads 'Not Guilty'

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Former Illinois Gov. Ryan Indicted

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Gusting Winds Cause Midwest Power Outage

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Large Union Set to Announce Endorsement Plans

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Cubs Lose Shot at World Series

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