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Tammy Duckworth wins Chicago Tribune endorsement

Democratic strategists must be chagrined that the 8th Congressional District, carefully colored blue in the remapping process, set up a contest between two exceptional candidates. … Read more ›

Federal judges uphold Democratic map for General Assembly

A three-judge federal court panel today rejected the final arguments raised in a lawsuit by Republican leaders challenging the new Democratic-drawn map for Illinois General … Read more ›

Democratic fundraising heats up in 8th Congressional District

The Democratic primary contest in the newly drawn northwest suburban 8th Congressional District is heating up financially as well as politically. Tammy Duckworth outraised Raja … Read more ›

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State Rep. Harris may run for Congress

State Rep. David Harris, R-66th, recently announced he is testing the waters for a possible campaign for Congress. Though he is not officially announcing his … Read more ›

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Percy won’t contest U-46 results

School District U-46 candidate Gary Percy said Wednesday he will not challenge his narrow loss to incumbent Maria Bidelman in Tuesday’s election. Percy, aircraft maintenance … Read more ›

School board newcomers push parental involvement

As one of the newest members of the School District U-46 school board, Traci O’Neal Ellis is looking to tackle the achievement gap, finances and … Read more ›

Schaumburg mayor Al Larson (right), incumbent trustees and supporters celebrate at an election night party at Chandlers in Schaumburg, Ill on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.  (Chris Salata/for the Chicago Tribune)

It’s all about property tax for Larson

Schaumburg Village President Al Larson said his seventh term in office will be about making good on a promise to eventually rid the town of … Read more ›

Parent to join D54 school board

With all precincts reporting, incumbents Barbara Hengels and William Harper along with Mary Kay Prusnick appear to be headed to the District 54 School Board. … Read more ›

2 newcomers headed to D211 board

In District 211, two incumbents will be returned to the board and apparently will be joined by an active PTA member and a school administrator. … Read more ›

Slate takes library board seats

A slate of two incumbents and a newcomer appear headed for the board of Schaumburg Township District Library. According to unofficial results, incumbents Debby Miller … Read more ›