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Progressives look to continue gains on Illinois primary day

CHICAGO - Progressives face their next test Tuesday in Illinois, with a slew of candidates vying for a chance to help Democrats try to gain control of the U.S. House this fall. Enthusiasm already has been higher than usual among Democrats in the left-leaning state. In several districts currently hel

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-20 17:41:00

Illinois Democrats Seek to Chip Away at Republicans' House Majority

Democrats are targeting four seats in Illinois, where voters will pick their nominees Tuesday in the second congressional primaries of the year. It's an early test for the party's ability to nominate candidates it thinks are viable in the general election. Unlike in Texas, which held the cycle's fi

ROLL CALL ONLINE - 2018-03-20 09:05:11

4 Common Homeowner Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them: Tips from the Experts at Aloha Construction

Whether you're a first-time homeowner or a seasoned vet, there are still plenty of issues that the experts at Aloha Construction often see at homes around the state. Here, they share four of the most common mistakes the homeowners make, and how you can avoid them! One mistake that people often make

REALTYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 09:54:00

Illinois primary: 5 things to watch

Sonja Russell walks up to a voting machine to cast her ballot in Illinois primary elections on March 13 in Chicago. For Democrats, early voting numbers in the city are nearly rivaling 2016 levels. | Kiichiro Sato/AP Photo The attention of Illinoisans is fixed on the cash-drenched, record-shattering

POLITICO - 2018-03-20 09:00:42

5 things to watch for in the Illinois primary

In one of ABC News' "18 for '18" races, the fight for the identity of the Democratic Party between its progressive and establishment wings has spilled into Illinois 3rd Congressional District where Blue Dog Democrat Dan Lipinski is facing a challenge from activist Marie Newman, who has the backing

ABC NEWS - 2018-03-20 09:00:00

Primary day in Illinois: Will moderates bite the dust in both parties?

Incumbents in both parties are attempting to fend off major challenges from upstart candidates in a set of Illinois primaries on Tuesday that could have major implications ahead of the midterm elections this fall. Notably, for both the Democratic and Republican incumbents, abortion appears to be the

SALON - 2018-03-20 08:59:30

Democrats face key test of Trump-era suburban strategy

Illinois Republican Rep. Peter Roskam (pictured) won 59 percent here last cycle, but Democrats are confident President Donald Trump's unpopularity creates opportunities for the party in places like the Illinois 6th District. | John Shinkle/POLITICO DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. - In one of the first tests of

POLITICO - 2018-03-20 09:01:14

Amish Heritage Center subject of Rotary program

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Tom Vance serves historic consultant for the project. CHARLESTON -- Club member Tom Vance recently gave the Charleston Rotary Club an overview on development of the Illinois Amish Heritage Center. Vance is the historic consultant for the project near Art


Sitting Democrat fights to keep his seat in contentious primary battle

In the 2018 primaries, Democrats are looking to define the direction of their party, as the progressive grassroots movement gains strength. That fight is playing out in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District in a race between conservative incumbent Rep. Dan Lipinski and his progressive challenger, Ma

ABC NEWS - 2018-03-20 08:55:00

The Wave Of Female Candidates Is Set For A Wave Of Losses, Come November

Lauren Underwood is optimistic about her chances of winning a seat in Congress. "This seat is 100 percent at play. It's winnable," the Democratic candidate said of Illinois' 14th Congressional District, which stretches along the western and northern sides of Chicago's outer suburbs. Her attitude i

WXXINEWS.ORG - 2018-03-20 09:01:40

Democratic Campaigns Start Unionizing in #MeToo Era

Move could protect against sexual harassment and lead to better employee benefits Wisconsin Democrat Randy Bryce, who is challenging Speaker Paul D. Ryan, says letting his campaign workers unionize was "a natural thing to do." (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo) When Randy Bryce's campaign for Wisc

ROLL CALL ONLINE - 2018-03-20 09:03:56

Arizona State Retirement System Has $799,000 Position in World Acceptance Corp. (WRLD)

Arizona State Retirement System boosted its holdings in World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) by 228.7% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 9,898 shares of the credit services provider's stock after buying a

TRANSCRIPTDAILY.COM - 2018-03-20 08:44:53

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THE SOUTHERN - 2018-03-20 08:12:30

Illinois primary could set up most expensive governor's race

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois voters are choosing nominees in what's shaping up to be the most expensive election for governor in U.S. history. Two inordinately wealthy front-runners - Republican millionaire Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic billionaire businessman J.B. Pritzker - are trying to survive tou

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-20 07:19:00

Letter to the editor: The students in the protests were not the ones in control

On March 14, we once again witnessed the indoctrination of the students in this country. Around 3,000 schools nationwide participated in this highly organized "student protest." Many of the "protesting" students were encouraged and cheered by school administrators and teachers. Chicago, Illinois, th

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-03-20 08:00:00

Hotel Industry Announces $75,000 Grant To Chicago Community-based Organizations

AHLA, IH&LA Partner with Grads of Life, LeadersUp to Support Recruitment and Training of Opportunity Youth CHICAGO, IL - The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the foundation arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced a $75,000 grant to help Chicago

HOSPITALITYNET.ORG - 2018-03-20 07:29:29

FOCUS promises to 'fight for this generation' on college campuses

Students involved with FOCUS attend Mass. The Fellowship of Catholic University Students reports that it has more than 660 missionaries on 137 campuses in 38 U.S. states and at four international locations, with an estimated 24,000 students involved. (Courtesy of FOCUS) Chicago - While the rest of

NCRONLINE.ORG - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Iowa boys, Illinois girls win cross-state All-Star games

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) North Scott's Corvon Seales scored 34 points as the Iowa All-Stars knocked off Illinois in the annual Pepsi Iowa-Illinois Senior All-Star Game, 111-106. Seales was named the MVP of the game. In the girls game, Annawan's Jayde VanHyfte scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebound

KWQC - 2018-03-20 06:18:00

Buzz starts to build for Illini

CHAMPAIGN - On-field success has been in short supply for Illinois football the past two seasons. Lovie Smith is just 5-19 overall in his time with the Illini and is coming off a 2017 season where he played 22 true freshmen and went winless in the Big Ten. Yet there's some legitimate recruiting buzz

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 06:36:00

Students serve over spring break

For many, spring break was a time of relaxation and a break from responsibilities. However, some students took the break from school as an opportunity to volunteer. Since 1977, the Marquette Action Program has provided opportunities for students to go on service trips across the United States. Affil

MARQUETTEWIRE.ORG - 2018-03-20 07:00:00