CLEARWATER, Fla. | The candidates are Alex Sink, Democrat, and David Jolly, Republican, but Obamacare is on the ballot in a big way in a competitive House race in Florida that offers a preview of the nationwide campaign for Congress this fall.
CHICAGO | It's not too late for Illinois residents to register to vote in this year's upcoming elections.
CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin filed Monday for re-election in the spring Democratic primary.
CROWN POINT | Candidates for town and township government entered their names for the 2014 spring primary.
SPRINGFIELD | All of the wrangling among the Republican candidates for governor about raising Illinois' minimum wage could be empty chatter by the time voters choose a chief executive next November.
Democrats sweep the House and Senate because the old guard of the Republican Party can't compromise and embrace the Tea Party conservative views.
CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.
This week marked the annual rite of election season in which candidates running in the March primary line up in front of the Illinois State Board of Elections to file their nominating petitions.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Political battle lines were officially drawn Monday in the race for Illinois' chief executive as Democratic incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn and four Republican challengers were among nearly 400 politicians who offered nominating petitions on the first day of filing.
CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has socked away $2.9 million for his 2014 re-election campaign — more than the combined total of his four potential Republican rivals, who continue to battle for donors and the GOP nomination.
CHICAGO | Candidates for Illinois governor are filing reports showing how much money they raised in the third quarter.
CHICAGO | The slate for the 2014 Republican primary for Illinois governor came into focus Tuesday as businessman Bruce Rauner announced Wheaton City Councilwoman Evelyn Sanguinetti as his lieutenant governor pick, making him the last of the four GOP candidates to name a running mate.
CHICAGO | Even after his top 2014 Democratic challenger leveled parting stings, Gov. Pat Quinn largely ignored the criticism Wednesday, saying he's ready to keep doing his job.
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CHICAGO | The 2014 race for Illinois' governor entered a new phase Thursday as Gov. Pat Quinn took time on a work day to accept a union endorsement for his re-election bid.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman said Thursday that his frustration over the state government's financial mess has led him to look beyond Illinois' elected leadership for a solution, endorsing businessman Bruce Rauner in his bid for governor.
Gary Mayor Rudy Clay fills out a form during candidate filing at the Lake County Election Board office in Crown Point.
Portage catcher Haley Hodges awaits a throw at the plate during a game against Lake Central. Hodges has been a major power source for the Indians, who play Saturday in the Class 4A Harrison (West Lafayette) Semistate.
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr., left, and Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid
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