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Could elections in Illinois benefit from a change in how we vote?

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Fair Vote, a non-partisan election reform group, advocates for a move to ranked-choice voting. Under the system, voters have the ability to rank as many candidates as they want in order of preference. Geoffrey Cubbage, secretary of the Illinois Green Party, says an election reform like this already is a part More...

by Illinois News Network | Published 4 weeks ago
By Associated Press On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Missouri governor Greitens admits having affair but denies blackmail

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When Eric Greitens sought Missouri’s highest office in 2016, his resume seemed hard to top: former Navy SEAL, former Rhodes scholar and founder of a veterans’ charity. Most important, More...

By Reuters On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Socialist leader of UK Labour Party Corbyn warns to brace for UK national elections next year

LONDON (Reuters) – Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said there is likely to be a British national election next year but that he opposes a second referendum on European Union membership, Grazia More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Libertarian National Committee chooses Austin as host of 2020 national convention

NEW ORLEANS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Libertarian National Committee convened in New Orleans, the host of the 2018 national convention, last Sunday to decide the host city of their next national convention. According More...

By Illinois News Network On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Illinois Attorney General loses ballot access court battle, unlikely to unappeal

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — The 2018 election ballots in Illinois could look different after a judge ruled in favor of removing a law that critics say is protectionism. In Illinois, a partisan local More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Radio anchor says Sen. Franken groped, kissed her without consent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday and faced a likely Senate ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour. Fellow More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Hail to the Mooch? Anthony Scaramucci is apparently mulling a run in 2020

NEW YORK (Heartland Newsfeed) — “Have a few friends asked me to entertain the idea of running? The answer is yes. Have I ever seriously contemplated running and really analyzed it? And [then] said ‘hey More...