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  • 64th Illinois House District candidates differ on taxes, budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Republican state Rep. Barbara Wheeler and Democratic challenger Joel Mains are split along party lines when it comes to allowing the 67 ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis debate background checks on guns in U.S. Senate race

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP challenger Jim Oberweis disagreed Monday on whether to require universal background checks for firearms purcha ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • In-person absentee voting at McHenry County Clerk's Office for November election begins

    WOODSTOCK – Voters who want to cast their ballots through in-person absentee voting can now do so for the Nov. 4 election, according to the McHenry Co ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Rauner giving veers left and right

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, have given hundreds of thousands of dollars to protect abortion rights a ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Lawyer vs. lawman: A look at candidates for county sheriff

    WOODSTOCK – The race to become the first new county sheriff in 17 years can be summed up in one phrase: The lawman vs. the lawyer.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Illinois governor hopeful Bruce Rauner visits Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Tucked away in a shopping center, behind a store window covered in campaign signs, Bruce Rauner rallied the troops.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Treasurer hopefuls look to boost office image

    SPRINGFIELD – Two candidates vying to be Illinois’ next chief investment officer have different ideas about how to restore the image of the Treasurer’ ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Comptroller rivals clash on approach to backlog

    SPRINGFIELD – With Illinois battling the nation’s worst unfunded pension liability, the two outspoken statewide office holders vying for its check-wri ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Report: 12 firms linked to Rauner went bankrupt

    SPRINGFIELD – At least a dozen of the many companies owned by the investment firm of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner have gone bankrup ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Democratic 14th District hopeful Dennis Anderson sets Marengo, Huntley visits

    MARENGO – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson will soon address voters in Marengo and Huntley during his ongoing town hall tour through ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 4:01 pm
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