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  • Early turnout high in Illinois for an election with Senate seat at stake

    CHICAGO – This election year was dominated by pricey Illinois statehouse races, a high-stakes U.S. Senate contest and a record number of early voters.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:55 pm
  • Defiant into final day, Donald Trump warns of election fraud

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump refused on Tuesday to say whether he would accept the election results, injecting new drama into the final day of a turbulent ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • Finally, it's Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: Long race ends, voters pick

    WASHINGTON – America's ugly and unpredictable presidential election entered its final hours Tuesday, with voters flocking to polls to choose between D ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Analysis: Winner must help heal wound in American politics

    WASHINGTON – We'll know soon enough who won. We already know the prize: A big, ugly wound in the heart of American politics.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

    WASHINGTON – Despite Donald Trump's continued skepticism that the election was on the up and up, few voters who went to the polls Tuesday encountered ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:05 pm
  • Vote 2016: The latest developments in the U.S. elections

    WASHINGTON – The Latest on Election Day 2016 (all times EST):3 p.m.President Barack Obama is hitting ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Making a choice: Voters talk of decision and of tensions

    Election Day has arrived at last, and Americans are heading to the polls to have their say in the choice of the next president. Some paused to talk ab ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Senate control up for grabs as Democrats seek majority

    WASHINGTON – Control of the Senate was up for grabs Tuesday as Republicans' hopes of protecting their narrow majority in an unpredictable election res ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Vote Tuesday; back to work Wednesday

    The day almost everyone wanted in their rearview mirror is finally here.It’s Election Day, and while ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Election 2016: One last look at what's on McHenry County ballots

    Well, McHenry County, if you haven’t voted yet, Tuesday is your last chance.Polls open at 6 a.m. and ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:43 pm
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