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  • Michelle Obama to campaign for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

    CHICAGO — First lady Michelle Obama is set to attend a Chicago fundraiser and rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Register to vote at McHenry Public Library on Tuesday before deadline

    McHENRY – One last chance to register to vote will be available at the McHenry Public Library on Tuesday.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Wide gap on the issues in Illinois’ US Senate race

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s more than three decades in Washington have helped him become one of the most powerful Democrats on Capitol Hill – a ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • 63rd Illinois House District race: Jack Franks, Steven Reick disagree on state budget fixes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two fiscal hawks – a longtime Democratic incumbent and a Republican challenger, are vying Nov. 4 to represent the 63rd House District.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Craver: What's to stop lawmakers from raising the income tax again?

    If you think the worst that can happen to Illinois taxpayers after the election is that the 67 percent income tax increase set to substantially expire ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Michelle Obama to urge Pat Quinn supporters to vote early in Illinois

    CHICAGO — Michelle Obama will encourage supporters of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to cast their ballots early this year.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Election: Illinois Republicans eye voter rolls amid close campaign

    CHICAGO — In a sign of how close the contest for control of President Barack Obama's home state is expected to be, Illinois Republicans are mounting w ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • McHenry County Republican Party to host municipal election fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Republican Party is hoping to get people more involved in the municipal election process through an upcoming Crystal ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Obama stumps for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn during Chicago visit

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn got some help from his friend President Barack Obama on Thursday as the Democratic governor fights to hold on to his office f ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff candidate calls out Republican official's criminal background

    McHenry County sheriff’s candidate Jim Harrison launched a new attack in his campaign against Republican nominee Bill Prim, taking aim at a relatively ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 2:31 pm
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