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  • 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
  • Hillary Clinton goes for uplift, Donald Trump goes after her on final day

    PITTSBURGH – A campaign shadow lifted by the FBI, Hillary Clinton on Monday promised to build a "big-hearted" America out of the wreckage of a strikin ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • McHenry County, national candidates find common ground with Cubs' victory

    After a magic yet nerve-wracking Wednesday evening, candidates from all political stripes briefly banded together to support the winning platform of t ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • McHenry County voters take advantage of early, mail-in voting

    McHenry County’s early voting stations have seen heavy and steady business in this contentious election.
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Ponnuru: You don't have to vote for Clinton or Trump

    Contrary to what you may have heard – and I have heard it many, many times over the last few months – the presidential election is not a binary choic ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Berg: Lockbox amendment referendum a big joke

    Temperature all right?Something to drink?And how is your salmon this evening?On a sinking Titanic, t ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • Our View: Get informed, plan to vote

    There are now just nine days left until Nov. 8, otherwise known this year as Election Day.But you do ...
    Oct. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
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