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  • Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes automatic voter registration

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation to allow automatic voter registration in Illinois.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's selective history on trade

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton offered a selective accounting of her history on trade Thursday, leaving out her support for initiatives that have since ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • U.S. government won't reclassify marijuana as a dangerous drug, but will allow research into benefits

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration will keep marijuana on the list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization, b ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Hillary Clinton sued by parents of 2 killed in Benghazi attacks

    WASHINGTON – The parents of two Americans killed in attacks in Benghazi, Libya, say in a lawsuit that Hillary Clinton is responsible for the deaths of ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • DeKalb council to discuss waiving developer fees

    DeKALB – In an effort to spur construction of new homes in DeKalb, the city might look to offer builder incentives, according to an impact fee discuss ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Poll: Most young whites think Hillary Clinton knowingly broke the law with her emails

    WASHINGTON – Young Americans are divided over Hillary Clinton's handling of her email account while she was secretary of state, with most young whites ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Donald Trump taunts GOP, refusing to back Paul Ryan and John McCain

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is openly taunting the leaders of his own party by refusing to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Sen. John Mc ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • President Obama: Donald Trump 'unprepared' to be President

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump as "woefully unprepared" to serve in the White House on Tuesday and challenged Republican law ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Illinois will start sending vehicle registration reminders again

    CHICAGO – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White says his office has resumed sending vehicle registration reminder notices that he stopped sending du ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 8:41 am
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