Election 2014

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Senate Candidates Spar Over Treatment of Veterans

Oberweis OK with veterans having an option to VA facilities

Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate who's represented Illinois on Capitol Hill for more than three decades.

Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.

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Analyst: Debate for US Senate Doesn’t Reveal Much

One more debate scheduled for next week

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Oberweis Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

GOP challenger to Durbin insists this is not a change

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Hiring Monitor Ordered at Illinois Dept. of Transportation

A federal judge has ordered a court-appointed monitor to investigate hiring at Gov. Pat Quinn's Department of Transportation.

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Durbin, Oberweis Prepare for Wednesday Night Debate

The candidates for U.S. Senate will face off in their first broadcast debate Wednesday.

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Congressional Candidates Debate in Springfield

Callis wants to unseat Davis

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Barr, Regan Agree to Sheriff’s Race Debate on WTAX Oct. 31

The two candidates have sparred back and forth in recent weeks through press releases and, in some cases, have cancelled other debates due to perceived hostilities.

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We Ask, They Say Whatever They Want

Quinn, Rauner have final debate; election is in two weeks

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Grimm Polling Between 6 and 7 Percent in Governor’s Race Poll

The Libertarian candidate for governor is getting 6 or 7 percent in public opinion polls, which is greater than the lead that Gov. Pat Quinn enjoys in recent polls.

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Central Illinois Teens Working as Election Judges

Dozens of high school students in central Illinois will serve as election judges at the polls this Election Day.

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Oberweis Ratcheting Up Campaign Efforts in Black Neighborhoods

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says he’s courting black voters in a way that other Republicans haven’t in decades.

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Obama Rallies for Quinn Again

Clinton here tomorrow

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72 Is Too Old for Everyone to Retire, Says Durbin

Senator says privatizing Social Security is a bad idea

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Not Often. Just Early.

Requirements are looser now

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November Ballot: Many More Referendums And Constitutional Amendments

Voters will be answering many more referendums and constitutional amendments on their ballot this November.

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Chicago Sun-Times endorses Bruce Rauner

The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner over Incumbent Pat Quinn.

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Quinn, Rauner Continue Courting Black Voters

Both candidates for governor are pulling out all the stops to court African-American voters.

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Chicago Lawyer Named to Monitor IDOT Hiring

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Noelle Brennan appointed to monitor hiring practices at IDOT.

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Illinois Quarantine for Those Who Touched Ebola Patients

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IDPH calls for 21 day quarantine for those exposed to Ebola virus.

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Illinois GOP Unhappy About Counting of Absentee Ballots

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State GOP alleges law is not being followed in counting of absentee ballots.

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Jacksonville Police Have “Person of Interest” in Shooting, No One in Custody

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Jacksonville Police say they have someone they want to interview in a shooting death from Friday morning.

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Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

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Dozens of area high school students spent their morning with a top executive in the social media world