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New polling places, unresponsive websites create confusion in Chicago

New polling places, unresponsive websites create confusion in Chicago

The Chicago elections website was non-functioning most of the day today, adding to the confusion among voters who didn't...

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 RedEye casts the presidential election movie

RedEye casts the presidential election movie

We take a look at the famous faces that could star in the "Election 2012: The Movie" blockbuster. By

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Weird presidential election merchandise

Weird presidential election merchandise

Politics breed fanaticism, which breeds weirdness, which breeds the sorts of things you see here. These bits of...

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2012 Young Voters Election Guide

2012 Young Voters Election Guide

Everything you need to know leading up to Election Day and Nov. 6.

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Twitterables: Debate social media recap

Twitterables: Debate social media recap

Twitter lost its damn mind during the second presidential debate/cage fight.

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Recap: The VP debate, according to Twitter

Recap: The VP debate, according to Twitter

Now that was a debate. Though Twitter might not have been quite as eventful during Thursday night's vice presidential...

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Madigan's 'millionaire tax' ballot question passes House

Madigan's 'millionaire tax' ballot question passes House

SPRINGFIELD --- Speaker Michael Madigan's symbolic "millionaire's tax" fall ballot question got out of the House today.

Rauner: Specifics on tax, spending plans coming 'in due time'

Rauner: Specifics on tax, spending plans coming 'in due time'

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday accused Democrats ruling Springfield of not having a plan to deal with the state&...

Obama raps GOP as he raises money for Durbin in Chicago

Obama raps GOP as he raises money for Durbin in Chicago

President Barack Obama used a pair of hometown fundraisers Thursday to defend Democratic control of the Senate against potential gains in...

'Rooftop pastor'  endorses Oberweis for Senate

'Rooftop pastor' endorses Oberweis for Senate

A South Side pastor who is highly visible in Chicago’s black community endorsed Republican candidate Jim Oberweis on Thursday in his...

LATEST NATIONAL ELECTION NEWS

Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed

Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed

The intruder who broke into the White House this month made it beyond the front door and past an armed guard, then ran about 100 feet inside, much farther than previously disclosed, a federal law enforcement official said Monday.

Valerie Jarrett's appearance on 'Good Wife' in works more than a year

The Sunday night turn of President Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett on the CBS hit series "The Good Wife" was more than a year in the making and required a major rewrite to the script before she decided to do it.

Key U.S. Senate races close, new round of polls says

Key U.S. Senate races close, new round of polls says

The latest rounds of polling in the contested U.S. Senate races in Iowa, Louisiana and North Carolina make one thing clear: it’s looking very close.

White House defends Secret Service after report on 2011 shooting

The White House defended the Secret Service on Sunday in the wake of a newspaper investigation that details how the agency fumbled its response to a gunman firing upon the White House in 2011, while President Obama's younger daughter and his mother-in-law were inside.

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