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  • AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy

    WASHINGTON – It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Governor candidates' views on Obama library evolve

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor have evolving views on who should pay for a potential presidential library in President Barack Obama's ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Our View: Key election often overlooked

    Election season began last week.Not for the upcoming November election, although you should be payin ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Illinois measure would give victims more rights

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois voters going to the polls in November will be asked whether victims should have greater rights protected by the state constitut ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • looks to Obamas, Hillary Clinton for support

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to lean on some heavy Democratic hitters with strong ties to the state as his re-election campaign against Rep ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Candidates in area races meet voters at DeKalb Chamber of Commerce event

    DeKALB – Jan Devore walked out of Tuesday’s candidate night event still unsure about her local votes, but she had more to think about.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Report: 12 firms linked to Bruce Rauner went bankrupt

    SPRINGFIELD – A published report says that at least a dozen of the many companies owned by the investment firm of GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Illinois among top states for campaign ad spending

    CHICAGO – If it seems as though the number of political ads on television has ramped up markedly this election, now there's concrete proof.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Treasurer hopefuls look to boost office's image

    SPRINGFIELD – Two candidates vying to be Illinois' next chief investment officer have different ideas about how to restore the image of the Treasurer' ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Judge: Libertarian candidate can be on ballot for Illinois governor

    SPRINGFIELD – A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:35 am
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