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  • Tunisia elections possible model for region

    TUNIS, Tunisia – Tunisia’s orderly parliamentary elections are being hailed as a model of democracy for a region torn by strife and full of dictatorsh ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor’s office

    CHICAGO – At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois' U.S. Senate debate: Candidates Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis set for last meeting

    CHICAGO — The Illinois candidates for U.S. Senate were poised Wednesday for their final debate ahead of next week's election, giving Republican stat ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking to keep seat accused of bias

    ST. LOUIS – An Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking retention again is embroiled in a big-money campaign, this time with a group of plaintiffs’ atto ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Pat Quinn touts job news ahead of Illinois governor election

    CHAMPAIGN – Announcements that hundreds of jobs will be coming to Illinois at a new fertilizer plant and for online retailer Amazon highlighted the st ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates agree on Ebola quarantine

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner agree on imposing a quarantine on people returning from West Africa who might hav ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • 14th District candidate making Crystal Lake stop

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fourteenth Congressional District candidate Dennis Anderson is making a stop in town with a week to go before the Nov. 4 election.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:05 am
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