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  • FBI publishes notes on Hillary Clinton's use of private email

    WASHINGTON – Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton relied on the judgments of her staff and others not to illegally send emails containing classifie ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • 'Crushed': Some Hispanic leaders feel misled by Donald Trump

    CINCINNATI – "Crushed." ''Disappointed." ''Confused."Some Hispanic leaders who have been advising Do ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren works cash register during visit to Plano store

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren visited the Casey’s General Store on Route 34 in Plano on Wednesday morning as part of a campaign organized by a convenience ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump on immigration

    WASHINGTON – Wednesday was supposed to be the day Donald Trump clarified his immigration stance. But in a key speech on that subject, he misstated fac ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • McHenry County clerk, League of Women Voters to host mock elections at high schools

    Students at seven area high schools will get to weigh in before the Nov. 8 election on who should be president.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Donald Trump says he and Mexican leader discussed wall, not payment

    MEXICO CITY – Standing alongside the president of Mexico, a measured Donald Trump on Wednesday defended the right of the United States to build a mass ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Helping voters become informed before election

    The Northwest Herald’s Editorial Board decided Tuesday it would make endorsements in all contested McHenry County races and state legislative races wi ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Donald Trump stand-ins struggle to speak for and defend nominee

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump isn't making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?

    WASHINGTON – With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the countr ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Referendums and a constitutional amendment await McHenry County voters

    McHenry County voters will have three or more ballot propositions to decide on top of selecting the next president and their representation in Washing ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
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