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Quinn, Rauner clash in 1st major debate

SPRINGFIELD | The two candidates for governor in Illinois hammered each other on their respective records Thursday, each accusing their counterpart of failing in their roles as leaders.

October 09, 2014 11:00 pm
'Statehouse 101' explains how Indiana Legislature works

'Statehouse 101' explains how Indiana Legislature works

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, and the League of Women Voters are teaming up to help region residents better understand the work of the Indiana General Assembly.

October 09, 2014 7:45 pm
DOUG ROSS: Candidates shouldn't shy away from face-offs

DOUG ROSS: Candidates shouldn't shy away from face-offs

Politics is a sport, I like to say. But what kind of sport is it when the opponents don't want to face off against each other?

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Lake assessor candidate can't make debate; event canceled

MUNSTER | The Calumet Area Chapter of the League of Women Voters has canceled next week's debate between the Democratic and Republican candidates for Lake County assessor.

September 24, 2014 6:50 pm

Debate scheduled for Lake assessor race

MUNSTER |The Democratic and Republican candidates for Lake County assessor will hold a political debate at 7 p.m. Sept. 30  at Munster High School.

September 22, 2014 5:44 pm

Indiana turnout not affected by voter ID requirement

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's nearly decade-long experiment requiring voters produce photo identification to obtain a ballot likely isn't to blame for the state's lackluster voter turnout.

August 31, 2014 9:30 pm

Will Hoosiers stay home on Election Day?

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's election season traditionally kicks into high gear after Labor Day, but this year it seems few Hoosiers are paying attention to state and local candidates and issues — setting the stage for potentially the lowest general election voter turnout in history.

August 30, 2014 9:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Put voters first with redistricting reform

GUEST COMMENTARY: Put voters first with redistricting reform

One of my proudest moments as governor of California was working with advocates like Common Cause and the League of Women Voters to reform the redistricting process.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am
Fitzgerald: Stopping government corruption takes more than law enforcement

Fitzgerald: Stopping government corruption takes more than law enforcement

HOBART | Halting corruption in government takes much more than efforts by law enforcement. It requires changing the culture of those in government and those who are governed to expect and embrace ethical behavior.

March 14, 2013 6:17 pm Photos

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'Code of silence' perpetuates graft

'Code of silence' perpetuates graft

Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald speaks Thursday during an ethics advisory meeting at Avalon Manor in Hobart.

March 14, 2013 12:30 pm
'Code of silence' perpetuates graft

'Code of silence' perpetuates graft

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, left, listens Thursday to Schererville town Manager Robert Volkmann speak during an ethics advisory meeting at Avalon Manor in Hobart. Copeland was on a three-person panel that took questions from an audience of about 150 officials and others who attended…

March 14, 2013 11:35 am
D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

Dolton West Elementary District 148's top seventh-grade science fair project winners will be among those participating in the Regional Science Fair on Saturday in Aurora.

March 08, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's up to voters to preserve our republic

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's up to voters to preserve our republic

At the conclusion of the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, James McHenry, one of Maryland's delegates, stopped Benjamin Franklin as he left Independence Hall.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
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