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  • Report analyzes Nov. 4 election in Cook County

    CHICAGO – Cook County Clerk David Orr's review of the Nov. 4 election shows a 69 percent increase in early voting and increased younger-voter particip ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Jeb Bush to step down from banking job at Barclays

    WASHINGTON – Taking another step toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush is resigning his advisory role with British banking giant Barclays.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:08 pm
  • Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' run for president in 2016

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party's next campaign for the White House on Tuesday, all ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Election 2015: McHenry County-area candidates turn in paperwork in first day of filing

    Monday marked the first day most candidates could file for the spring municipal elections. Most vill ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Election 2015: McHenry County-area municipal election candidate filings

    These are the candidates who have filed to run for the various village president, mayoral, trustee, council and school board positions in the McHenry ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Cary Trustee Bruce Kaplan won't run for re-election

    CARY – A village trustee who ran for village president in 2013, and lost, will not be running for re-election to the village board, according to a new ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Jeb Bush keeps on mulling presidential run for 2016

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Jeb Bush's big donors and allies are tantalized by his promise to decide "in short order" whether to run for president.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Illinois in uncharted waters replacing Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka

    CHICAGO — Constitutional experts say Illinois is in an unprecedented situation as it determines how to replace Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Karen Lukasik changes course, will run for re-election to Cary village board

    CARY – Village Trustee Karen Lukasik had a change of heart, and changed her mind about whether to seek a second term on the Village Board.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry County Board elects Joe Gottemoller chairman

    WOODSTOCK – Getting the McHenry County Board to run more smoothly and efficiently is high on the list of priorities for new Chairman Joe Gottemoller.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:29 pm
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