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Jesse White

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  • Secretary of State thanks residents, looks ahead

    Earlier this month I took the oath of office for my fifth and last time. I am writing to thank your readers for giving me the honor and privilege to serve as their Illinois secretary of state for a historic fifth term.  Illinoisans deserve the very best...
  • Historical society records to be digitized, moved to library

    The Highland Park Historical Society is preparing to move many of its documents, photos and artifacts to the Highland Park Library to help stabilize the nonprofit's finances and improve public access to historical records. The relocation of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Garcia seeks support among black voters in Chicago mayor's race

    Garcia seeks support among black voters in Chicago mayor's race
    Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia campaigned with African-American supporters on Tuesday, releasing a list of backers heavy on union leaders and community organizers and light on elected officials. To unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel, challengers...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...