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  • 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
  • McHenry County Board chairman shuffle starts with organizing session today

    WOODSTOCK – Monday’s swearing in of the new McHenry County Board starts a monthlong process by which it will organize to perform its duties until the ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Chicago mayor's race takes form on last filing day

    CHICAGO – The race to challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel crystalized Monday as a businessman, alderman and county commissioner were among the last c ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman race in full swing

    WOODSTOCK – Next month’s spectacle of the newly-seated McHenry County Board electing its chairman for the next two years will be the last.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Mike Frerichs pulls off slim win in Illinois treasurer's race

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Sen. Mike Frerichs won the state treasurer's post by about 9,600 votes after Republican opponent Tom Cross conceded the hard-fo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Miller: Rauner wants to fight Madigan with cash, but compromise also

    Last December, Bruce Rauner appeared on a WLS Radio talk show program and revealed that he planned to form a new campaign committee to counter the pow ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Election 2014: Illinois treasurer race could lead to recount in closest state race in half-century

    SPRINGFIELD – The race for state treasurer remains undecided nearly two weeks after Election Day, with both campaigns agreeing that fewer than 400 vot ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:52 pm
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