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  • GOP spends $2 million on TV ads in Illinois legislative race, highest in the nation for statehouse race

    CHICAGO – Republicans have spent nearly $2 million in television advertising to help a state lawmaker win a Chicago-area legislative district — the mo ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Endorsement: Illinois House District 63: Steven Reick

    State Rep. Jack Franks decided not to seek another term for the 63rd House District seat he has held since 1999, leaving the door open for two new con ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Illinois House District 66: Allen Skillicorn

    Republican state Rep. Mike Tryon announced in June 2015 that he would not seek re-election, ending a 12-year run in the General Assembly.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Regal Cinemas' Crystal Lake theater to show second presidential debate

    CRYSTAL LAKE – If you watched the first presidential debate thinking how great it would be to watch it in a movie theater on a big screen, your prayer ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Tax burden a major concern for McHenry County Board District 5 candidates

    An incumbent Republican, a familiar Democrat and two newcomers are running for two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 5.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Endorsement: Illinois Senate District 26: Dan McConchie

    Dan Duffy resigned his 26th Illinois Senate District seat earlier this year to take a job as president and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America, a Chica ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Illinois Senate District 32: Pam Althoff

    State Sen. Pam Althoff, R-McHenry, has been a known quantity in McHenry County politics and community service for a quarter of a century. She is runni ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fact check: Mike Pence, Tim Kaine claims during the VP debate

    WASHINGTON – Not all the claims in the vice presidential debate stand up to scrutiny. A look at some of them and how they compare with the facts:
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Tim Kaine attacks, Mike Pence fights back in vigorous VP debate

    FARMVILLE, Va. – Democrat Tim Kaine aggressively challenged Republican Mike Pence over a long list of Donald Trump's controversial positions and state ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • 2 Republicans, 2 Democrats running for McHenry County Board District 2

    Voters have four new faces to choose from to fill two seats in District 2 for the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:03 am
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