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  • Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs

    LOS ANGELES – For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Madigan, Rauner spend big on Illinois House races

    DES PLAINES – State Rep. Marty Moylan tells voters he’s not your typical Democrat as he bikes from house to house on the campaign trail, handing out y ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Illinois lieutenant governor candidates Paul Vallas, Evelyn Sanguinetti on issues

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Key issues as seen by Illinois lieutenant governor candidates Paul Vallas of the Democratic Party and Evelyn Sanguinetti of the Rep ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Races for governor carry 2016 presidential campaign implications

    WASHINGTON — Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Bruce Rauner encourages women to get out the vote in race for Illinois governor

    LAKE IN THE HILLS –Bruce Rauner had an important message for the women gathered at the Boulder Ridge County Club Wednesday.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Bill Clinton stumps for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

    CHICAGO – Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durb ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois governor candidates Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner spar on finance, jobs

    CHICAGO – Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois’ financ ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

    CHICAGO — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Obama casts his vote early in Chicago for 2014 midterm elections

    CHICAGO — President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.Obama voted ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • 3rd Illinois governor debate: What to watch as Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner face off again

    CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are gearing up for their third and likely final televised debate Monday, lock ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:08 am
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