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  • Donald Trump compares Ben Carson's 'pathological temper' to a child molester

    FORT DODGE, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, brushing aside any recent claims of civility, has equated Ben Carson's childhood "p ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Hillary Clinton releases plan to help coal country adapt to climate

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign announced a $30 billion plan to help coal country adapt to new climate change policies that could have ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Hillary Clinton says she doesn't back declaration of war against ISIS

    DERRY, N.H. – Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she does not currently support seeking a declaration of war against the Islamic State, citing the di ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana dispensaries begin sales

    CHICAGO – Medical marijuana sales have begun in Illinois with patients flocking to state-licensed retail shops in five cities.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo expected in coming week

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon's plan outlining the long-stalled effort to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center, expected in the coming week, includes ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Illinois' Congress members go on 70 foreign trips in 2 years

    CHICAGO – A newspaper analysis has found Illinois' 20 members of Congress have gone on 70 foreign trips and went to 44 countries in the past two years ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Traffic light tweaks could make driving in DeKalb more efficient

    DeKALB – Drivers in DeKalb could soon start seeing more green lights.At a meeting Monday, the DeKalb ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Ben Carson: Pyramids in Egypt built by Biblical figure Joseph

    MIAMI – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Thursday stood by his belief that Egypt's great pyramids were built by the Biblical figure Jos ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Hillary Clinton wants to make gun control a voting issue

    CORALVILLE, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton says she wants to make gun control an issue voters think about when they cast ballots on Election Day.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Obama administration defends troubled health care co-ops

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration defended the health care law's struggling insurance co-ops Tuesday, suggesting to Congress that cutbacks demande ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Political fight hits hard in Illinois' poorest corner

    CAIRO, Ill. – The only public health clinic in Illinois' poorest county is in a former synagogue off a largely abandoned main street, a bright spot wi ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Frustrated Republicans agree on push for debate changes

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidates have agreed on a series of demands to give them greater control of debates, as the GOP's frustrated 20 ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • GOP suspends partnership with NBC News for February debate

    NEW YORK – Still annoyed by CNBC's handling of this week's presidential debate, the Republican National Committee said Friday that it was suspending i ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 1:38 pm
  • NIU rally ahead of Gov. Bruce Rauner's visit calls for restored funding

    DeKALB –The state needs to get its fiscal act together because college students, domestic violence victims and low-income working families are among t ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • At NIU: Gov. Bruce Rauner talks business, state budget at DCEDC dinner

    DeKALB – DeKalb County is aligning itself to be one of the state’s economic drivers, Gov. Bruce Rauner told stakeholders Thursday at a fundraiser even ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:16 am
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