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  • DeKalb County Board District 2 candidates differ on issues

    GENOA — The candidates in the DeKalb County Board race in District 2 differ on what issues they consider most important.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Illinois GOP files lawsuit over poll practices

    ROCK ISLAND – Illinois Republicans are asking for court intervention in Rock Island County after they say proper election procedure isn't being follow ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • DeKalb County Board District 1 race has 2 political newcomers facing off

    SYCAMORE – Two rural residents are facing off for a County Board spot in the hopes of earning their first seat in public office.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Sun-Times reporter Dave McKinney resigns following Bruce Rauner complaint

    CHICAGO – An Illinois political reporter says he's resigned after being put on temporary leave when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner's campa ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November

    WASHINGTON – Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, acc ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Minimum wage referendum may help Democrats in midterms

    CHICAGO – As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and ot ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Former President Bill Clinton stumps for Pat Quinn, Dick Durbin

    CHICAGO – Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durb ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, spar on finance, jobs

    CHICAGO – Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois' financ ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Obama casts his vote early in Chicago

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.Obama voted ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Next Illinois governor debate: Things to Watch from Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are gearing up for their third and likely final televised debate Monday, lock ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:04 am
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