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2014/10/31 15:47
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Both major candidates for Illinois treasurer were in Quincy on Thursday and made it clear they don't agree on much. State Rep. Tom Cross, R-Oswego, and Sen. Michael Frerichs, D-Champaign, are...
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2014/10/31 14:24
2014/10/31 14:24
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The Republican challenger in the Illinois attorney general race paints incumbent Attorney General Lisa Madigan as the ultimate insider and, if elected, would focus his energy on fighting public...
2014/10/31 13:24
2014/10/31 13:24
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Republican candidate for state treasurer Tom Cross vowed that if he's elected, he'd go as far as filing suit against lawmakers if they don't balance the state budget, just one way he said he'd...
2014/10/31 10:40
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Cook County Clerk David Orr on Thursday reported what everyone thought would come true but now is: More people have voted before Election Day than did four years ago as Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and...
2014/10/31 10:13
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There are 118 Illinois House seats on the ballot Tuesday, but for Republicans, the magic number is one. The GOP knows it's highly unlikely they'll catch a tidal wave and sweep Speaker Michael Madigan...
2014/10/31 07:53
2014/10/31 07:53
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Education: Master’s degree in education from Henderson State University Interesting fact: Has run for office 24 times and won 22 times Party: Democrat Political experience: Served 16 years in the...
2014/10/31 04:34
2014/10/31 04:34
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AURORA: Most Indian Americans vote for the Democratic Party and contest elections on that platform. Bucking this trend, an Indian American is contesting for Illinois State Representative from the 84th...
2014/10/30 23:24
2014/10/30 23:24
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Both candidates will appear on the ballot in Tuesday's election for the District 71 seat in the Illinois House. "As the husband of a public school teacher and the father of two boys in elementary...
2014/10/29 23:24
2014/10/29 23:24
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... have done a great job over the past 2 years getting things done, especially locally," Smiddy said. Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, will appear on the ballot during Tuesday's election as he seeks to keep his...
2014/10/29 22:13
2014/10/29 22:13
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The head of a key House education committee says a hearing on a proposed overhaul of Illinois' dated school funding formula is scheduled for Nov. 18. Democratic Rep. Will Davis chairs the Illinois...
2014/10/29 18:14
2014/10/29 18:14
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We keep wondering when Democrats in the Illinois House — forlorn little mushrooms on whom Speaker Michael Madigan regularly dumps his putrid embarrassments — will decide they've had enough of...
2014/10/29 06:14
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MARION, Ill. (AP) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner is calling Illinois Republican congressional candidate Mike Bost the "real thing" who understands what constituents want. Boehner was in Marion on...
2014/10/28 22:17
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On Nov. 4, registered voters across the United States will elect candidates to all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate, 38 state and territorial...
2014/10/28 04:24
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... defendants took advantage of their positions for personal gain and in turn defrauded county taxpayers,” Madigan said in a statement at the time. “This case is another example of my commitment to...
2014/10/28 00:13
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In a close governor's race where every vote is coveted, Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm is positioned to be a spoiler, but it's a label he rejects. "It's just not true," Grimm said. "We've pulled...
2014/10/27 16:40
2014/10/27 16:40
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Former state Rep. Keith Farnham, charged with possession of child pornography earlier this year, might plead guilty to the charges when he next appears in federal court on Dec. 3. Farnham, 67, will...
2014/10/27 10:40
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Midterm elections are a time when radical minority views can overtake the majority. This happens due to voter apathy, especially by those who normally would vote Democratic. Four years ago radical...
2014/10/25 05:26
2014/10/25 05:26
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... an independent running as a Democrat, that’s my philosophy here,” said the former Des Plaines mayor, who argues his “fiscally conservative and socially compassionate” message resonates in his...
2014/10/24 21:04
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Democrats' veto-proof supermajority in the Illinois House is on the line in the Nov. 4 election. Below are some of the contests that could decide if House Speaker Michael...
2014/10/24 20:13
2014/10/24 20:13
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The Tribune offers final endorsements today in contested races for the Illinois House. 81st District: Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove is an outspoken, policy-driven Republican. In May, he delivered...
2014/10/31 15:47
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