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McAfee announces bid for presidential race in 2020

LEXINGTON, Tenn. (Heartland Newsfeed) — With much speculation about the 2020 presidential race, a former candidate has once again tossed his name in the ring for top elected office in the nation. John McAfee Well-known cryptocurrency enthusiast and information security legend John McAfee, who started his race for the presidency in 2016 under the More...

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By Illinois News Network On Friday, June 1st, 2018

House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang resigns from leadership roles amid harassment probe

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A high-ranking Democrat resigned from several leadership positions Thursday after being publicly accused of harassment, inappropriate behavior and retaliation by a former More...

By Ethan Slyder On Monday, May 28th, 2018

New Hampshire principal drops “F” bomb on Gov. Sununu

CONCORD, N.H. (Heartland Newsfeed) — On Monday, John Shea, incoming principal of Somersworth High School gave an “F” rating to Gov. Chris Sununu (R-New Hampshire) in an op-ed to Sea Coast Media More...

By Illinois News Network On Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Madigan calls for investigation after fresh accusations of retaliation from Chicago Democrat

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — House Speaker Michael Madigan has asked the Legislative Inspector General to investigate claims from a Chicago Democrat who said she felt pressured to quit her part-time More...

By Reuters On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Romney fails to win Republican nomination for Senate, heads to primary in June

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) — Mitt Romney’s restart of his political career hit a roadblock Saturday. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor failed to win the Utah Republican More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

VIDEO: Libertarian Kash Jackson discusses his gubernatorial campaign on Chicago’s AM 560 The Answer

CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Kash Jackson, the Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor, made an appearance on AM 560 The Answer’s Chicago Morning Answer program with hosts Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Ives and Skillicorn blame Rauner for the shrinking net worth of Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — While the blame game is well underway between Democrats and Republicans, both in the Illinois General Assembly and in the gubernatorial race, Republicans are taking the More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Judge allows lawsuit accusing Madigan of running ‘sham candidates’ to go forward

CHICAGO (Illinois News Network) — A Federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit accusing House Speaker Michael Madigan of running “sham candidates” in a 2016 election can move forward. U.S. District More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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 More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

After narrow primary defeat, Ives supporters mixed on whether they’ll support Rauner in November

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — After Gov. Bruce Rauner narrowly defeated challenger Jeanne Ives in the primary for Illinois’ Republican candidate for governor, the question is now whether the first-term More...