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  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. Senate and House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...
  • Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call

    Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call
    Three Illinois executive office holders declared early victories Tuesday night. Voters favored well-known, long-serving Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Secretary of State Jesse White, both Democrats, over their rookie Republican challengers. In...
  • Treasurer race: Tom Cross expects victory, Mike Frerichs not conceding

    Treasurer race: Tom Cross expects victory, Mike Frerichs not conceding
    Election officials continued counting ballots Wednesday in the closely contested Illinois state treasurer race, as Republican Tom Cross' campaign stopped just short of claiming victory against Democrat Mike Frerichs. In a statement to supporters, Cross...
  • Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state

    Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state
    Quick quiz: What do the Illinois treasurer and comptroller actually do? We won't make you read tiny upside down print at the bottom of the page to get your answers: The treasurer invests taxpayer money after it's collected but before it gets spent....
  • Treasurer hopefuls trade jabs on wavering stances

    Treasurer hopefuls trade jabs on wavering stances
    Two state lawmakers running to become Illinois' next treasurer sparred Monday on the finer points of state investments in foreign countries and the long-running question of whether the office should merge with the comptroller. The exchanges between...
  • Democrat Giannoulias backs Republican Cross for state treasurer

    Democrat Giannoulias backs Republican Cross for state treasurer
    Former Democratic state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias on Sunday endorsed Republican Tom Cross over Democrat Mike Frerichs for the job of managing Illinois’ money. “While I’m not in politics anymore, and who I’m friends with and who...
  • Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor

    Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner urged Asian-Americans to vote for him over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn during a stop in Chinatown today, with a former member of a rival GOP ticket encouraging voters to look beyond party labels.   Rauner, the...
  • Durkin is new Illinois House Republican leader

    Durkin is new Illinois House Republican leader
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois House Republicans on Thursday picked as their new leader a former Cook County prosecutor known for tough anti-crime stances but also for his work to clean up a broken justice system littered with wrongful convictions. The...
  • GOP governor candidate presses for term limits

    GOP governor candidate presses for term limits
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday launched his petition drive for a constitutional amendment to put in place term limits for lawmakers, cut the size of the Illinois Senate and make it more difficult for legislators to override a veto...
  • Brady: Voters growing weary of Quinn's populist acts

    Brady: Voters growing weary of Quinn's populist acts
    State Sen. Bill Brady, a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor, said voters have grown weary of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's populist actions and want a leader who will "deal with reality." Brady, a Bloomington Republican who lost the 2010...
  • Rauner picks Wheaton City Council member as running mate

    Rauner picks Wheaton City Council member as running mate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday defended Archer Daniels Midland for requesting state tax breaks to move its headquarters to Chicago and blasted Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for tying the issue to legislative reform of the state's...