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  • 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
  • Illinois bill would criminalize filming fights to put online

    SPRINGFIELD – The video posted on Facebook showed a 12-year-old on the ground while another boy tried to stomp him, with classmates standing by, circl ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sent Congress his eighth and final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of ini ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Bernie Sanders, John Kasich win 1st votes in tiny New Hampshire community

    DIXVILLE, N.H. – Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesd ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • 3 GOP candidates vie for the 26th Illinois Senate District

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Stemming the exodus of taxpayers and jobs from Illinois and lightening the state’s heavy property tax burden is paramount to the three ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch to visit 6 cities to highlight good police work

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
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