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  • Jim Walz wins 14th Congressional Democratic primary

    Jim Walz of Gurnee won Tuesday's three-way Democratic primary in the 14th Congressional District, with 43 percent of the vote, according to unofficial ...
    March 16, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Hillary Clinton wins Illinois Democratic primary

    CHICAGO – Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic presidential primary in Illinois.The former secreta ...
    March 15, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Peter Roskam, Amanda Howland to square off in 6th Congressional race

    Incumbent U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, won handily Tuesday over challenger Jay Kinzler of Glen Ellyn to win the Republican nomination for the 6t ...
    March 16, 2016 - 3:04 am
  • Hillary Clinton defeats Bernie Sanders in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Hillary Clinton rolled up primary victories in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina on Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Bernie Sa ...
    March 16, 2016 - 2:55 am
  • Election 2016: Illinois exit polls: Democrats seek experience; GOP wants new blood, uneasy with Donald Trump

    SPRINGFIELD – Donald Trump rode a wave of voter discontent with the federal government and anxiety about the economy to victory in the Illinois Republ ...
    March 16, 2016 - 2:55 am
  • Kim Foxx ousts Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez in primary

    CHICAGO – Voters have ousted the Chicago area's top prosecutor in a Democratic primary race focused on the office's handling of the shooting death of ...
    March 15, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Marco Rubio ends White House quest after humiliating Florida loss

    MIAMI – Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio dropped out of the race for president on Tuesday, ending his White House bid after a humbling lo ...
    March 15, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • Donald Trump tops Marco Rubio in Florida, falls to John Kasich in Ohio

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump won a decisive victory in Florida's primary Tuesday night, forcing home-state Sen. Marco Rubio to abandon the race for the R ...
    March 15, 2016 - 8:05 pm
  • DOCUMENT: McHenry County polling locations ordered to stay open until 8:30 p.m.

    March 15, 2016 - 7:54 pm
  • Mark Kirk, Tammy Duckworth win Illinois primaries for U.S. Senate matchup

    CHICAGO – U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, making official a matchup with Republican U.S. Sen. Mark ...
    March 15, 2016 - 7:52 pm
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