When Sen. Toi Hutchinson first tried her hand at entering the political arena, she unsuccessfully lost a race to become a local township supervisor.But a day later, Democratic Sen. Debbie Halvorson of Chicago Heights called Hutchinson asking her to serve on her staff. Hutchinson jumped on the opportunity and eventually became Halvorson’s chief of staff. She then took Halvorson’s Senate seat in 2009.Now, more than …