Election 2014


April 16, 2014

Kirk Changes His Mind about Backing Oberweis

He said he wouldn't help Oberweis. Now he will.

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April 11, 2014

Two Proposed Constitutional Amendments Are on Illinois Ballot

Crime victims' bill of rights; anti-voter suppression


March 25, 2014

Libertarians Enter Governor’s Race

Peorian Chad Grimm


March 24, 2014

Quinn Snags Early Union Endorsement

Gov. Pat Quinn has picked up a major labor endorsement for his re-election during a campaign that's already focused on union influence.

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Ag Director Is Optimistic about Fair Repairs


$86 million impact last year

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Police Action Shooting in Lincoln Kills a Man


State police say he was armed and in an altercation with a woman.

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Juvenile Sentencing Alternative Saves Money, State Says


$60 million since 2005

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Top GOP Candidates Differ on Immigration Reform


The top two Republicans on this year’s ballot don’t agree when it comes to immigration reform. The state’s Republican nominee…

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Madigan Re-Elected to Run State Dems; Decision Not Unanimous


House Speaker Michael Madigan has been elected to his fifth term as chairman of the Illinois Democratic party.