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  • Former College of DuPage trustee alleges 'Clean Slate' violated campaign laws

     Former College of DuPage trustee alleges 'Clean Slate' violated campaign laws
    A former College of DuPage trustee is formally alleging that a campaign fund used to support the three winning candidates in the recent board of trustees election failed to report a contribution it received in a timely manner. Former trustee Kim...
  • Critic of Hobart mayor announces GOP challenge

    Critic of Hobart mayor announces GOP challenge
    Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor will face a challenge in the November general election from Larry Brown, a longtime resident and vocal critic of the mayor and the Team Snedecor concept. Snedecor, incumbent council members, the clerk-treasurer and city judge...
  • Christie, stressing life story, launches uphill bid for president

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his presidential candidacy Tuesday, kicking off what is predicted to be an uphill bid for the Republican nomination by drawing on his modest New Jersey beginnings. In the gymnasium of...
  • Turkey fails to elect new speaker in initial voting

    Turkey's parliament has failed to elect its new speaker after two rounds of voting that were being watched for an early indication of the Turkish parties' strength in the coalition-building process. Ismet Yilmaz, the ruling party's candidate and the...
  • Prickly City:Oh No She Didn't! She Referred To The Voters As WHAT?!

    Prickly City:Oh No She Didn't! She Referred To The Voters As WHAT?!
    2016 Presidential Election polls have shown that people find Hunny Bunny lacking in certain human qualities, like warmth and compassion. She aims to fix this by having her staff promote her warm and fuzzy side. Unfortunately, she doesn't seem to have one,...
  • Supreme Court's gay-marriage ruling settles nothing

    The long-expected decision of the U.S. Supreme Court imposing same-sex marriage on the country has been issued. The obvious next question is whether this settles the matter, and there's a one-word answer: "Hardly." If anything, the court's decision is...
  • Belarus sets presidential election for Oct. 11

    The parliament of Belarus decided Tuesday to set the next presidential election for Oct. 11, about a month earlier than originally planned. The decision intensified a debate among opposition parties on whether to put forward candidates for an election...
  • Scott Walker sees Iowa lead shrink in latest Quinnipiac poll

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to lead prospective and declared 2016 Republican presidential candidates in Iowa, although his support is shrinking, a Quinnipiac University poll shows. In an election season where there will likely be at least 16...
  • Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

    Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia's largest city last month. Maybe it was the scorching heat of the short...
  • Russia's highest court OKs early parliamentary vote in 2016

    Russia's highest court has given the green light to holding next year's parliamentary vote several months earlier. Lawmakers in the Kremlin-controlled parliament in June gave tentative approval to a bill that would move up next year's vote by three...
  • Venezuela not free, not fair

    The following editorial appeared in The Miami Herald on Tuesday, June 30: Facing increasingly bleak political prospects, the Venezuelan government sprung another unfair, last-minute trick on the democratic opposition last week: a declaration that a...