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  • Candidate résumé lists elected office not yet won

    An online résumé for McHenry County Board candidate Don Kopsell lists that he has held a County Board seat since March.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Illinois comptroller rivals differ on merger idea

    CHICAGO – The two candidates seeking the job of writing checks in a state notoriously behind in paying bills differ on a big issue hovering over the s ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois governor hopeful pledges $1M of fortune

    CHICAGO – The wealthy Republican running for Illinois governor is catching heat for pledging $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on C ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Governor candidates differ on overseas tax breaks

    CHICAGO (AP) — The practice of U.S. corporations reorganizing overseas with foreign entities to cut taxes back home has emerged as an issue in Illinoi ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • NJ Gov. Christie to campaign for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is stopping in Chicago Friday to support Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor, a rac ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Quinn: Rauner ad shows 'pattern of dishonesty'

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has blasted a new commercial by his Republican opponent in which headlines from news stories appear doctored.
    July 24, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • GOP groups target Democrats' House supermajority

    CHICAGO (AP) — National Republican legislative groups say eliminating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's Democratic supermajority is among the t ...
    July 18, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • NJ governor to appear at Illinois GOP fundraiser

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is getting a boost from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
    July 16, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • NJ Gov. Christie to be in Iowa and 2016 spotlight

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey's Chris Christie insists it's his role as Republican Governors Association chairman that's bringing him to Iowa thi ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Quinn, Rauner set up big-money race for governor

    CHICAGO – Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are setting up a big-money battle for Illinois governor, hauling in millions for a hig ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm
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