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Jesse White

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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. SenateĀ andĀ 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...
  • 15 things to do with the kids this week: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

    Wednesday, Nov. 26: "JELLIES" One of the city's most popular exhibits of the last two years, the Shedd Aquarium's "Jellies" has announced its last call for visitors. The hauntingly beautiful jellyfish will vanish in January, so there's no time like the...
  • Jesse White has big lead as he seeks record 5th term

     Jesse White has big lead as he seeks record 5th term
    As he seeks a record fifth term, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White holds a better than 3-to-1 lead over his Republican opponent, according to a Chicago Tribune poll. White, known throughout the state for a Chicago tumbling team that bears his name,...
  • Towns let DUI drivers keep licenses — for a price

    Towns let DUI drivers keep licenses — for a price
    Robert Daly was an unlikely candidate to keep his driver's license. The Downers Grove man was charged with drunken driving in the west suburb in 2011 under a state law that mandated a license loss for anyone arrested on DUI charges. And it was Daly's...
  • Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn

    Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn
    The battle for women voters in the Illinois governor race reached a new level Tuesday, as First Lady Michelle Obama led a Democratic rally for Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner blamed the governor for the deaths of child-abuse...
  • 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....
  • Quinn, Rauner spend $21 million on TV and radio ads in 3 months

    Quinn, Rauner spend $21 million on TV and radio ads in 3 months
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner combined to spend more than $21 million on TV and radio ads from July through September, state campaign records show. Rauner raised and spent more than $20 million, including paying for...
  • Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions

     Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions
    Before Illinois voters get to the main event of choosing between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner, they'll be faced with five referendum questions asking about crime victims' rights, voting protections, a minimum wage hike, birth control and...
  • Obama decries income inequality in speech after $50,000-a-person fundraiser for Quinn

    Obama decries income inequality in speech after $50,000-a-person fundraiser for Quinn
    In a day of contradictory messaging, President Barack Obama on Thursday assailed income inequality and the stagnant earnings of the middle class after appearing at a $50,000-a-person Gold Coast fundraiser for Gov. Pat Quinn. Obama, who returned to...
  • Boy, 16, fatally shot in Old Town was member of Jesse White Tumblers

    Boy, 16, fatally shot in Old Town was member of Jesse White Tumblers
    A 16-year-old boy who died in a shooting in Old Town was a member of the tumbling team coached by Secretary of State Jesse White, who remembered the teen Friday as a "highly respected and well-mannered young man." “We lost one of our tumblers to...