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  • 4 GOP candidates vie to succeed Illinois Rep. Mike Tryon in 66th House DIstrict

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four local Republican elected officials are running for the 66th Illinois House District to succeed retiring Rep. Mike Tryon.
    UPDATED: Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Paul Ryan lays out budget options to divided House Republicans

    WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Election 2016: John Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative record

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina's Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders on health care, donors

    WASHINGTON – In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • McHenry County Ethics Commission tosses allegations against 2 County Board members

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Ethics Commission will review the county ethics ordinance after tossing three complaints on the grounds that they are n ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Election 2016: Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback

    OKATIE, S.C. – The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Viewers' Guide: Post-New Hampshire, a tense Hillary Clinton-Bernie Sanders rematch

    WASHINGTON – Grudge match.Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Election 2016: McHenry County recorder candidates debate merit of office

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The platform of one Republican county recorder candidate to abolish the office dominated a Wednesday discussion with the three candidat ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County reps react to President Obama’s Illinois Legislature address

    McHenry County representatives listened to President Barack Obama on Wednesday as he addressed the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • At Illinois General Assembly, Obama issues an appeal for political unity

    SPRINGFIELD – President Barack Obama came here nine years ago to declare it was "time to turn the page" on cynical, special- interest politics. He ret ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Election 2016: Is she honest? Caring? Hillary Clinton grapples with questions

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Cary seeking applicants for open zoning board positions

    CARY — The Cary Village Board is seeking applicants for its Board of Zoning, Planning and Appeals for at least two seats that will be open on April 30 ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President

    DES MOINES – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate pro ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • Hillary Clinton allies forming group to protect, register voters

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Allies of Hillary Clinton are forming a new $25 million political organization aimed at expanding voter protection efforts and driv ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Analysis: Donald Trump proves GOP establishment can't stop him

    CONCORD, N.H. – The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress ref ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 8:19 am
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