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  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, crime victims push assault weapons ban

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn drew on the support of families of victims of gun violence Wednesday to push for a ban on assault weapons during his re-e ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Obama to push early voting at Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn campaign rally in Chicago

    CHICAGO — President Barack Obama will urge people to vote early — and vote for Gov. Pat Quinn — during a stop in Chicago.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Illinois governor hopefuls face off in 2nd debate

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner defended their records on minority hiring, public safety and gun control on Tuesday during the se ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Election Central 2014

    Welcome to your source for up-to-the-minute election results, candidate profiles, editorial questi ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Illinois governor race: Bruce Rauner explains 'right to work zones'

    CHICAGO — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says his campaign proposal to create so-called "right to work zones" also means designating ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County Board District 5 race: Candidates focus on Route 47 corridor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Improving transportation infrastructure, especially the Route 47 corridor, is the most pressing priority for the three candidates runni ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois 52nd House District candidates focus on taxes, pension reform

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Voters in the Illinois 52nd House District will choose either Republican incumbent David McSweeney or Democratic challenger Robert Down ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County sheriff hopefuls Jim Harrison, Bill Prim eye volunteers

    WOODSTOCK – The candidates for McHenry County sheriff are looking at residents to become more involved in the county’s largest policing agency, as eac ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Americans for Prosperity builds political machine

    MIAMI – Over scrambled eggs and croquettes, Andres Malave gave a last-minute pep talk to about a dozen volunteers in a Cuban restaurant before they le ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Rauner releases 2013 tax returns, earned $60M

    CHICAGO – Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Friday released parts of his 2013 federal and state income tax returns, which sh ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:16 pm
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