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  • McHenry County Republican, Democratic parties reflect on historic upset election

    The nation’s deep divide that ended early Wednesday morning with an election upset for the ages was reflected in local turnout.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Ponnuru: Trump didn't win because Americans are racist

    So this is what it feels like to live through a political earthquake. Donald Trump’s victory is a bigger upset than Harry Truman’s 1948 defeat of Thom ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • GOP makes gains in Illinois state House

    CHICAGO – Republicans cut into the Democrats' majority in the Illinois House on Tuesday even as Democratic women took the top state ticket races, with ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • The day after: Clinton says US owes Trump 'chance to lead'

    WASHINGTON – A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday lamented that the nati ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Clinton tells supporters to greet Trump with 'open mind'

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton told supporters Wednesday that they owed Donald Trump "an open mind and a chance to lead," urging acceptance of the ce ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • The Latest: Obama says he could not be prouder of Clinton

    WASHINGTON– The Latest on the U.S. election. (All times EST):12:50 p.m.President Barack Obama says h ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Trump election elicits fears, some cheers around the globe

    MOSCOW – The world will face a starkly different America when President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office in January.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • It's Trump! Stunning outsider victory for 45th president

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • From the Editor's Desk: Presidential race surprises, local ones do not

    Well, I didn't see that coming.As I left the office about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Republican Donald Tru ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 2:31 am
  • Republican Joe Tirio wins McHenry County recorder race

    Republican candidate Joe Tirio has won the race for McHenry County recorder, according to unofficial vote counts Tuesday, and he plans to make his fir ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:44 am
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