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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 Party’s nomination, which means he must face 11 challengers in a June primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. More...

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By United Press International On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Too close to call in Pennsylvania 18th, virtual tie as absentee votes await counting

PITTSBURGH (UPI) — The Congressional race for the 18th district in Pennsylvania was too close to call late Tuesday night. Democratic candidate Conor Lamb arrives to vote at the First Church of Christ Social More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Springfield man announces Libertarian bid for Missouri U.S. Senate seat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Heartland Newsfeed) — A Springfield man is mounting a Libertarian bid for Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill’s U.S. Senate seat in Missouri with the ideals of limited government More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Sample Ballot, Primary Election: Christian County, IL

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — Acting Christian County Clerk Michael Gianasi has released the following sample ballot for the March 20, 2018 primary election and are as follows: 2018 mar 20 il christian-DEMOCRATIC More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Sample Ballot, Primary Election: Montgomery County, IL

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Montgomery County Clerk Sandy Leitheiser has released the following sample ballot for the March 20, 2018 primary election and are as follows: 2018primaryspecimenballot  More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Federal grant awarded to widen Interstate 57 near Carbondale

CARBONDALE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The State of Illinois is receiving a $7.6 million grant to add lanes and help ease the flow of traffic in an often-congested, 5-mile stretch of Interstate 57 between Johnston More...

By Illinois News Network On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Proposed FARM Act means less regulation for Illinois farmers

SPRINGFIELD/WASHINGTON (Illinois News Network) — The proposed Fair Agricultural Reporting Method (FARM) Act gives farmers one less regulation to follow and one less burden to bear. Under the FARM Act, which More...

By Illinois News Network On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Truckers worried about new Federal logging mandate

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Some truckers say they are wary over a new Federal mandate regarding driving and break hours. (Shutterstock photo) Don Schaefer, executive vice president of the Midwest More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Colorado congressman booed as gun action is demanded

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting. U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, talks during a More...

By Associated Press On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Trump endorses Romney bid for Utah’s U.S. Senate seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah’s Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. In this Feb. 2, 2012 file More...