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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

Around U.S., races for governor going down to the wire

From Maine to Alaska, nearly a dozen races for governor remain too close to call as the midterm election moves into its final days, an unusually large number that indicates the problems faced by incumbents in both parties at a time of voter discontent.

Hillary Clinton to Iowa voters: 'Dig deep' for Democrat Bruce Braley

On her second trip to Iowa since her presidential caucus loss in 2008, Hillary Rodham Clinton got a piece of Iowa swag that could prove useful for her new grandchild -- and for Clinton herself if she runs in 2016: a black and gold University of Iowa sleeper emblazoned with the Hawkeye logo.

Few Latinos 'angry' over Obama immigration policy, but support slips

Few Latinos 'angry' over Obama immigration policy, but support slips

Only a small minority of Latino voters report that they are “angry” over President Obama’s decision this year to delay executive action on immigration reform, but disappointment over his deportation policies is widespread, and Democrats have suffered a decline in support from a crucial voting bloc, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center.

Amid new high-tech campaign apps, Democrats in Georgia go old school

This midterm election, Georgia Republicans are launching their most sophisticated ground game yet in the state -- with new technology that gives door-knockers instant info on who has voted and who needs a nudge to the polls.

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