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Local Election News

  • State Sen. Pam Althoff formally announces her re-election campaign

    McHENRY – Republican state Sen. Pam Althoff made it official that she is seeking a fourth full term in Springfield.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Rand Paul: a humanitarian in Haiti, a pit bull in 2016 presidential race

    CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — Even while fighting blindness in the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere this week, Republican presidential contender R ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Lakewood trustee joins 4-way race to replace Mike Tryon

    Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka announced his candidacy for the 66th Illinois House District, making the March Republican primary a four-way ra ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Group backing Clinton gets $1M from untraceable donors

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton told a cheering crowd at her largest rally so far that “the endless flow of secret, unaccountable money” must be s ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Donald Trump defends comments on Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump said Monday he never intended to say anything inappropriate about Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly and said the uproar over hi ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out

    CLEVELAND – Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party’s leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash

    WASHINGTON – It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundr ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • In Iowa, Hillary Clinton says climate plan will promote renewable energy

    AMES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says climate change is real and people are "just not paying attention" if they d ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • League of Women Voters meets at Home State Bank in Crystal Lake

    Members of the League of Women Voters meet inside the community room at Home State Bank on Saturday, July 11, 2015 in Crystal Lake.
    July 11, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • McHenry County Recorder Phyllis Walters announces retirement, endorses office supervisor

    WOODSTOCK – A fixture in McHenry County government for the past 43 years is calling it quits next year.
    July 13, 2015 - 10:55 am
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