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  • GOP groups target Democrats' House supermajority

    CHICAGO (AP) — National Republican legislative groups say eliminating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's Democratic supermajority is among the t ...
    July 18, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • NJ governor to appear at Illinois GOP fundraiser

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is getting a boost from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
    July 16, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • NJ Gov. Christie to be in Iowa and 2016 spotlight

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey's Chris Christie insists it's his role as Republican Governors Association chairman that's bringing him to Iowa thi ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Quinn, Rauner set up big-money race for governor

    CHICAGO – Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are setting up a big-money battle for Illinois governor, hauling in millions for a hig ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Rauner: Not involved with facilities facing suits

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is responding to claims that a long-term care company tied to his former private equity ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Vallas blasts GOP Rauner over care facilities

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate says Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner needs to answer questions about long-term care facil ...
    July 14, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Quinn: Ill. past-due bills lowest since 2010

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn is crowing that Illinois' pile of overdue bills has dropped to $3.9 billion.
    July 14, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • McHenry County Board committee nixes slew of advisory referendums

    WOODSTOCK – Three advisory referendums proposed by a local state lawmaker and a longtime anti-township activist were squashed by a McHenry County Boar ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Gov. Quinn focuses on GOP challenger’s tax returns

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn called on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner to release complete income tax returns, saying Tuesday that the documents could ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • No challenges to Harrison's election bid for sheriff

    WOODSTOCK – The deadline to challenge Jim Harrison’s candidacy for McHenry County sheriff came and went with no objections filed.
    June 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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