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  • Illinois' U.S. Senate debate: Candidates Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis set for last meeting

    CHICAGO — The Illinois candidates for U.S. Senate were poised Wednesday for their final debate ahead of next week's election, giving Republican stat ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking to keep seat accused of bias

    ST. LOUIS – An Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking retention again is embroiled in a big-money campaign, this time with a group of plaintiffs’ atto ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Pat Quinn touts job news ahead of Illinois governor election

    CHAMPAIGN – Announcements that hundreds of jobs will be coming to Illinois at a new fertilizer plant and for online retailer Amazon highlighted the st ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates agree on Ebola quarantine

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner agree on imposing a quarantine on people returning from West Africa who might hav ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • 14th District candidate making Crystal Lake stop

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fourteenth Congressional District candidate Dennis Anderson is making a stop in town with a week to go before the Nov. 4 election.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • McHenry County incumbents lead in campaign fundraising race

    When Steve Reick decided to get into the race for the 63rd House District in the state General Assembly, he knew he would have to raise money – a task ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Struggling governors could hurt GOP's Senate hopes

    WASHINGTON – As David Perdue campaigns throughout Georgia, the Republican candidate for Senate describes a struggling economy and people yearning for ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Illinois lieutenant governor picks Paul Vallas, Evelyn Sanguinetti hope to help lead

    SPRINGFIELD – Both major-party candidates for lieutenant governor like the fact that 2014 marks the first Illinois election where the tickets ran as a ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Early voting, absentee ballots trending higher in McHenry County

    A push by Democrats and Republicans alike for people to vote early in Illinois is being felt in McHenry County with an uptick in early and absentee ba ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Across U.S., Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

    APOPKA, Fla. – The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business e ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm
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