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  • Quinn, Rauner tout their values to voters

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn attended Chicago's gay pride parade Sunday, trying to capitalize on his opponent's comments about same-sex marriage, ...
    June 29, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Fake news releases latest twist in governor's race

    CHICAGO – The latest campaign tactic in an already heated race for Illinois governor – fake news releases – drew a scolding Friday from the state's hi ...
    June 27, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Judge: No to term limits, redistricting measures

    CHICAGO – Measures that would allow Illinois voters to decide on lawmaker term limits and a new political redistricting process can't appear on Nove ...
    June 27, 2014 - 9:31 pm
  • Summers in governor’s race

    Harvard attorney Scott Summers is one of several third-party candidates who have filed to run for Illinois governor.
    June 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Gov. Quinn dismisses Rauner business plan

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn is brushing off proposals by Republican challenger Bruce Rauner that call for ending some corporate tax breaks and "spec ...
    June 26, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • New questions about Rauner daughter admission

    CHICAGO (AP) — New questions are being raised about the admission of a Republican governor candidate's daughter into an elite Chicago public school.
    June 26, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Harrison nets more than 9,000 signatures, eligible for ballot

    WOODSTOCK – Independent candidate for McHenry County sheriff Jim Harrison is slated to give Bill Prim a general election challenge after he filed more ...
    June 23, 2014 - 7:23 pm
  • Residents soon can register to vote online

    GENEVA – Kane County residents soon will be able to visit the State Board of Elections website and register to vote online.
    June 21, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Doctors Without Borders: Ebola ‘out of control’

    DAKAR, Senegal – The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is "totally out of control," according to a senior official for Doctors Without Borders, who ...
    June 21, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Quinn wins endorsements from clergy

    CHICAGO (AP) — Several clergy and community leaders in the Chicago area have endorsed Gov. Pat Quinn in a tight gubernatorial race.
    June 12, 2014 - 2:10 pm
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